Retirement Plans Overview
Learn more about the Duke Faculty and Staff 403(b) Retirement Plan and the Employees’ Retirement Pension Plan.
- Free monthly Retirement Plans Overview webinars designed for all employees (offered by Duke Human Resources)
- Meet with Fidelity
- Call 1-800-343-0860
- Text "MeetAtDuke" to 343898 to schedule a 1-on-1 appointment
- Visit Fidelity.com/Duke to schedule an appointment online
Additional Financial Planning Resources
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Duke offers two different types of retirement plans. Eligibility for participation in these plans is determined by whether you are paid biweekly or monthly. Both plans provide a comparable retirement income.
Retirement Planning Guide
The Retirement Planning Guide provides a summary of information that will be useful to Duke employees as they plan for retirement. Duke encourages you to review the site several years before retiring to help formulate a complete retirement plan.
Enroll or Make Changes
The Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan provides you with an option to make voluntary contributions on a pre-tax basis, a Roth after-tax basis, or a combination of both. Learn how to enroll in the Duke Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan as well as how to change contributions, change beneficiaries or request withdrawals or loans.
Tiered Investment Choices
Duke offers a tiered approach to investing, based on how hands-on you want to be with your investments.
Default Investment Alternative
If you have a payroll deduction set up to contribute into a 403(b) account but do not choose an investment carrier or specific funds, Duke places the money in certain funds chosen as qualified default investment options.
Fidelity is the primary retirement service provider for recordkeeping services for the Duke Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan.
Performance Information and Fee Disclosure
The Investment Performance and Fee Disclosure report provides information about recent performance and fee information for the investment options available to employees who participate in the 403(b) retirement plan at Duke.