Retirement Plans

Tulane currently offers four retirement plan options, each designed to support our Tulane community no matter where you are in your career.

Tulane offers three 403(b) plans, which are often called tax-sheltered annuities that are offered by public schools and certain 501(c) tax-exempt organizations. This plan is referred to as a tax-advantaged or a tax-sheltered annuity plan that allows employees to make elective deferrals to their retirement savings from their paycheck. To compare the 403(b) plans and determine which one you may be eligible for, click here for our plan options.  

Tulane also offers a 457(b) plan for eligible employees. To learn more about the 457(b) plan option, click here for our plan options

To view our Tulane Retirement Overview PDF for more details on how to get started, including a full comparison chart of plans, please click below: 

Tulane Retirement Overview PDF



Access Your TIAA Account

To log into your account at TIAA, click here and enter your Tulane user ID and password.  

To help simplify the management of your account, you can go to the same place to start or make changes to your contribution, as well as your investment options.  

Access Your TIAA Account

Ready to enroll in your Tulane retirement plan?

Tulane employees can begin their retirement journey by logging into the Tulane TIAA Retirement Microsite. From here, you can review investment options, explore benefits, as well as enroll when you're ready - by selecting Ready to Enroll on the main page. 

Visit the Tulane TIAA Retirement Microsite

Interested in retirement counseling?

One-on-one consultations are available throughout the year with TIAA-CREF. These consultations are private face-to-face or over the phone sessions. The representatives are ready to help you if you need assistance. Appointments are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You may reserve an appointment with a representative by calling or clicking on the appropriate link below. 


Representative: Louis Bundy 

Customer Service