Brown University offers eligible employees a retirement plan. Plans are designed to complement benefits provided by Social Security and personal savings in order to provide financial security during retirement. Retirement benefits may vary according to employee group, employment status, percent time, age, and date of hire.
The Brown University Retirement Plans
Note: The information presented represents a summary of the plan's eligibility requirements and benefits; in the event of a conflict between the information contained on these web pages and the applicable plan document, the plan document will apply.
This summary is for faculty and staff employees hired on or after March 1, 2001*.
*Important Note: Employees hired on or after March 1, 2001 and had prior service at Brown, please call the Benefits Office at 401-863-2141 to verify eligibility for the Deferred Vesting Retirement Plan.
This summary is for faculty and staff on the monthly payroll with dates of hire before March 1, 2001.
This summary is for staff on the semi-monthly payroll with dates of hire before March 1, 2001.
The Brown University Retirement Plan Carriers
Eligible employees may choose to direct voluntary and, if applicable, University contributions to one or both of the carriers listed below.
For questions about the information contained in any of the summaries, please contact the Benefits Office by phone at 401-863-2141 or via email at Benefits_Office@Brown.EDU.