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Retirement Savings

Moravian Retirement Plan

The Moravian University Retirement Plan is available to employees who typically work 20 hours per week or 1,000 hours annually (additional exclusions may apply). Deferral options are listed below. View the Summary Plan Description or contact Sabrina Senick,, for more details.

Retirement savings account options

Employer-funded account

Employee-funded account

Contributions can be made by Moravian University on a discretionary basis.* Check with HR for the current contribution amount!

Employee contribution is not required to receive the employer contribution.

Eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the employer-funded retirement plan. A default investment option is selected.
Enroll today or change your current election

IRS contribution limits

Contribution types
All eligible new hires will have 2% of their paycheck automatically deferred on a pre-tax basis. There is an opt out option.

Automatic enrollments will be increased by 1% on an annual basis.

Moravian offers an after-tax Roth deferral option, where no taxes are paid when money is withdrawn.

Your contributions

Online salary deferral
Change your retirement contribution amount by logging in to your TIAA account. Locate the contributions link under the Actions header. Follow the prompts to start or make changes to your contributions.
Automatic increase feature
Automatically increase your retirement plan contributions to help you save more for your retirement. You  select the amount of the increase, the frequency and the start date!
Maximize your contributions for the year by simply selecting “the maximum amount” on the online salary deferral agreement. In doing this, your annual election will adjust any time the IRS limit changes - no annual action required by you!
Getting online access is easy
Visit Click Log in in the upper-right corner and then Register for access.

Carrier Information


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  • Phone:  800-842-2776

When was the last time you increased your contributions? A TIAA financial consultant can help you consider how to save more for retirement. Call TIAA at 800-732-8353, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET), or schedule a consultation on line.

  • Understand all your investment options
  • Determine how much to save
  • Make informed choices and monitor your progress

*Moravian ministers under call may be required to remit the institutional contribution to the designated provincial church pension plan.