Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Plans

At the University, you have a valuable opportunity to save for your retirement future by participating in either the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (TSERS) or the University of North Carolina Optional Retirement Program (ORP). While both these options provide a valuable opportunity for you to prepare for your future, you may want to consider boosting your retirement savings by participating in one or more of these supplemental retirement plans:

  • UNC System 403(b) Plan
  • UNC System 457(b) Plan
  • State's 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • State's 401(k) Plan

See below for additional information. 

Supplemental Retirement Plan Decision Guide

NC Total Retirement Plans

NC Total Retirement Plans Contact Information:

Lionel Gruslin,  CRPC®
Retirement Education Manager|
North Carolina Total Retirement Plans:  401k | 457 | 403b
Prudential Retirement
3100 Smoketree Court  |  Suite 1004  |  Raleigh, NC 27604
p. 919-758-7370 | Fax. 866-439-8602 | lionel.gruslin@prudential.com

UNC Supplemental Retirement

Guide to Investing in the UNC Retirement Programs

UNC 403B and 457B

Fidelity Investments Contact Information:

J.J. Connolly
Phone: 919-937-0232
E-mail: jj.connolly@fmr.com
Website: https://nb.fidelity.com/public/nb/unc/home

TIAA-CREF Contact Information:

LaFreita Whitehead
Phone: 919-687-5233
E-mail: lwhitehead@tiaa.org
Website: https://www.tiaa.org/public/tcm/unc