Benefits Orientation

As part of New Employee Orientation for Faculty and Staff, the Employee Benefits office offers a benefit orientation. Benefits topics covered during New Employee Orientation include:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Optional Insurance
  • Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Retirement Benefits

For more information, please visit the New Employee Onboarding webpage.

You may also schedule an appointment with a member of the Employee Benefits team to discuss OSU's benefits.

Protected Leave

Title Information
Protected Leave for Child Bonding October 19, 2022 @ 11am
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Protected Leave for Employees (general leave needs, not child bonding specific) November 1, 2022 @ 11am
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Protected Leave for Supervisors November 3, 2022 @ 11am
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Financial & Retirement

Workshop/Presentation Type Registration Information

Retirement Choices & Resources

DESCRIPTION: This workshop is intended for newly hired/newly eligible Unclassified employees who are making their retirement plan choice. OSU's Retirement Officer will explain basic information about both retirement plan options: 1) the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and 2) the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). Information about the Voluntary Retirement

Online Workshop

To view days/times the online workshop will be offered and to register, go here. The workshop will not be recorded.

In-Person Workshop, OSU Corvallis Campus

TBD

Financial/Retirement Consultation: Fidelity

DESCRIPTION: Meet with a Fidelity consultant to help you find the answers to your most important retirement questions:

  • Does my retirement portfolio have the right mix of investments,
  • Am I saving enough to retire when and how I want?
  • Will I have enough money to last throughout my retirement?

Information Flyer

1-on-1 Complimentary Consultation

Fidelity Website

On OSU main campus 2022:
October 5th

Financial/Retirement Consultation: TIAA

DESCRIPTION: Meet with a TIAA consultant to get advice and education about your retirement savings, managing debt and your investment strategy. When you meet with a TIAA consultant, you will get answers to these questions:

  • Am I saving enough?
  • Should I change or rebalance my investment strategy?
  • Am I on track to meet my retirement goals?
1-on-1 Complimentary Consultation

TIAA Website

On OSU main campus 2022:
October 5th

Virtual appointments 2022:
September 27th
September 28th
September 29th
September 30th

Information Flyer

Schedule an appointment for the above dates at TIAA.org/schedulenow

Financial/Retirement Consultation: Oregon Savings Growth 457 Plan (OSGP)

DESCRIPTION: Meet with an OSGP consultant to learn how the Oregon Savings Growth 457 Plan (OSGP) can help increase your retirement income:

  • Examine the time value of money
  • Investment options and making your investment choices
  • Post-tax (Roth) vs. pre-tax comparison and what option works for you
1-on-1 Complimentary Consultation

OSGP Website

Just Starting Out: New to TIAA or New to Investing

DESCRIPTION: TIAA online presentation for employees new to investing and/or saving for retirement. Workshop will cover topics on various ways to save for retirement, creating an income in retirement, and how to protect your assets through retirement.

Online Presentation

Click here to watch the TIAA Brainshark presentation.

TIAA Tuesdays at Two

Join us on Tuesdays for information to help achieve your goals for your financial life!

Online Presentation

More information

List of workshops

TIAA en español Online Presentation

Website

More information flyer

PERS Virtual Retirement Expo 2022   October 5th and 6th, 2022

PERS Retirement Readiness

DESCRIPTION: PERS workshop for PERS Tier 1 and Tier 2 members retiring within three years. Topics to be covered are Individual Account Program (IAP), retirement eligibility, calculating the retirement benefit, review of benefit estimate, retirement option choices, variable account after retirement, work after retirement limitations, health insurance, cost-of-living adjustments, taxes and review of retirement application forms.

Online Workshop

To view days/times the online workshop will be offered and to register, go to the PERS website. The workshop will not be recorded.

In-Person Workshop, OSU Corvallis Campus TBD
In-Person Workshop, Other Locations in Oregon PERS Website

Introduction to PERS

DESCRIPTION: PERS workshop for PERS Tier 1 and Tier 2 members planning to retire in more than three years. Topics covered: Individual Account Program (IAP), regular and variable accounts, retirement benefit information and work after retirement limitations.

Online Workshop To view days/times the online workshop will be offered and to register, go to the PERS website. The workshop will not be recorded.
In-Person Workshop, OSU Corvallis Campus TBD
In-Person Workshop, Other Locations in Oregon PERS Website

All About OPSRP

DESCRIPTION: PERS workshop for PERS OPSRP members at any point in their career. Topics covered: OPSRP membership details and benefits, retirement eligibility, OPSRP benefit estimate, retirement processes, the Individual Account Program (IAP) and member resources.

Online Workshop To view days/times the online workshop will be offered and to register, go to the PERS website. The workshop will not be recorded.
In-Person Workshop, OSU Corvallis Campus TBD
In-Person Workshop, Other Locations in Oregon PERS Website
Retirement Choices and Resources Workshops - Spring 2022 Online Workshop

To view days/times the online workshop will be offered and to register, go here.

TIAA Workshops - October 2021

Tomorrow in Focus
Inside Money
Money at Work 1
She’s Got It: A woman’s guide to saving and investing
Optimizing Your Retirement

Online Presentation - Virtual Benefits Fair List of on-demand workshops