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. Learn more about Duke's retirement plans.

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.

Retirement Plans Overview

The Retirement Plans Overview presentation is designed to provide you with a general overview of Duke's Employees' Retirement Plan (ERP) and Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan (403b). If you have additional questions about your retirement benefits after viewing this presentation, please contact Duke Benefits at (919) 684-5600 or email benefits@duke.edu.

Retirement Planning

Planning for retirement is an ongoing journey and there are resources to help you feel prepared.

Retirement Planning

Additional Financial Planning Resources

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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.

Investment Carriers

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.