University 457(b) voluntary retirement program


University employees, with the exception of student workers who, at the time of entering the plan, are projected to make the maximum annual contribution to the University of Delaware 403(b) Retirement Plan

Plan Administrator

University of Delaware through Fidelity Investments and TIAA

University Contributions

There is no University match on contributions.


Contributions are on a tax-deferred basis and are fully and immediately vested.


Employees must complete an Agreement for Salary Deferral and submit it to Human Resources. Enrollment with the selected vendor(s) must be completed online. For more details, review the At-A-Glance. Enrollment is not automatic.

This plan is not subject to an open enrollment period. Employees may enroll and change elections at any point in the year.




Please see additional information about the retirement plan transition to TIAA and the single administrator of the plan effective January 8, 2018.

Summary Plan Description

Coming soon

Loans, Hardship withdrawals, Retirement, In-service distributions

Please contact the applicable vendor, Fidelity Investments and/or TIAA for additional information.

Fidelity Investments