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Spring Financial Fitness for Faculty and Staff

There’ s a whole lot of financial fitness programming for faculty and staff this spring, from on-campus workshops to on-demand webinars, plus –as always– free on-campus individual counseling appointments.  To see what’s available, visit

VRS Hybrid Plan Participants: March 15th is the Deadline for Quarterly Defined Contribution Election Changes

Faculty members and classified staff in the Virginia Retirement System Hybrid Retirement Plan may make changes to their voluntary defined contribution amount once per calendar quarter. Higher voluntary contributions result in increased matching by VCU! Participants can make changes online at or by telephone at 1-855-291-2285. For online access instructions, see “Quick and Easy […]

Open Enrollment for Health Coverage and Flexible Spending Accounts: May 1 – May 22, 2015

Open enrollment for faculty and classified staff eligible for the Commonwealth of Virginia’s health benefits and flexible spending account programs will take place from May 1st through May 22nd, 2015. For information about available plans and programs, and instructions for making elections, visit  

America Saves Week is February 23-28

America Saves Week is a great opportunity to assess your financial conditions and goals, and to start taking financial action. Take this opportunity to assess your retirement savings status and take control of your future investments. Check out the links below to take advantage of the resources that VCU and its employee benefit providers have […]