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Posted October 7, 2016

Exciting Pilot Opportunity: Helping Faculty/Staff Manage Student Loan Debt

HR & Payroll is excited to be partnering with one of our retirement vendors, Fidelity Investments, on a pilot project to help our faculty and staff manage their student loan debt. There are potentially two opportunities for faculty and staff to participate in the pilot project underway from October 10-November 14.  Details can be found on the Benefits homepage.

Posted September 1, 2016

Welcome Back Newsletter

The Welcome Back newsletter is available. It highlights some important reminders and updates, a sample of upcoming events, and ways you can stay connected. We hope you enjoy it. Welcome back!

Posted September 1, 2016

Save the Dates: Winter Wellness Days Flu Shot Clinics

Flu shots are part of your wellness benefit through COVA Care, COVA HDHP, COVA HealthAware, and Kaiser Permanente. There are multiple ways to get a flu shot this season, including at on-site clinics. For details about the on-site clinics and other options, please visit Flu Shot Information 2016. If you have any questions, please call the Life/Work Connections team at 3.2604.

Posted November 3, 2015

IRS Limits for 2016

The IRS announced cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) affecting the dollar limits for pension plans and other retirement-related items for the 2016 tax year. There is no change from 2015. Participants under age 50 can contribute up to $18,000 in the Supplemental Retirement Plan (403(b)) program and the Virginia Deferred Compensation Plan (DCP) (457). Participants age 50 and over can contribute $24,000 in each plan. If you wish to change your 403(b) contribution, please complete a 403(b) salary reduction agreement and return to Benefits at MS 3C3. If you wish to change your 457 contribution, please call ICMA-RC at 1-VRS-DC-PLAN1 (1-877-327-5261), or log into your account at




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