Election & Enrollment

Retirement Plan Election & Enrollment

Information about the retirement system options and eligibility is available on the Retirement Plans website.

Once you have carefully reviewed your options and decided to join a Retirement System, your first step is to submit your Retirement Program Election and provide your Retirement System History.  Instructions on how to do this are detailed below, and vary according to where you are employed:


For further information and/or assistance, please contact the Benefits Office at your State-Operated or Community College campus.

Please note that this information has been prepared as a general summary of the benefits available to SUNY employees. It cannot provide you with the complete details on all benefits related matters. You should carefully review and research the options available to you before making any enrollment decisions. Only authorized representatives from each plan administrator or benefit plan provider are adequately knowledgeable and experienced to fully address your questions or to assist you with many of the technical aspects of their respective programs. The information contained in all SUNY publications and web sites is intended only as a basic summary overview and to provide you with basic points for your consideration. You are invited to contact representatives from the benefit plan in which you are interested for additional information or with specific questions about their respective benefits or coverage.

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