Suspension of University 403(b) Match

In a letter to the Brandeis community dated June 12, 2020, President Ron Liebowitz announced that, as part of measures to mitigate expected financial losses to the university in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Brandeis would temporary suspend employer contributions to employee retirement accounts, beginning July 1, 2020.

The following Q&A is intended to explain and clarify the effects of that decision.