We encourage employees to visit this site frequently to gather and review information related to the Amherst College Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (the Plan).  The site has links to Plan documents, required disclosures, and other information that may be helpful in planning for retirement.  The Plan recordkeeper, TIAA, frequently distributes webinar invitations and other pertinent information that can be accessed through links available here.

Amherst Defined Contribution Plan Documents and Information

Summary Plan Description

TIAA Website

TIAA website contains information that is specific to Amherst College, including, among other things, basic plan provisions and the Plan investment choices with performance reports. From this site you are also able to gain access to your account and utilize a number of useful tools for retirement planning.

You are able to request an appointment with an advisor, change elections, to direct transfers between funds, and to change the way your future contributions are invested. Link to the TIAA Website.

If you can’t remember your TIAA credentials you can utilize the Single Sign-On feature. 

Webinar and Other Educational Information