Retirement Savings Plan

Brandeis University provides a 403(b) defined contribution retirement plan that enables eligible employees to direct contributions to one or more available investment options sponsored by Fidelity Investments, TIAA, or both.

One-Stop Convenience

Fidelity Investments supports the enrollment process and provides ongoing service to retirement plan participants — regardless of whether you invest with Fidelity or TIAA — via the university's retirement planning website/NetBenefits website. The website provides you with the ability to:

Website User Guides

Contribution Limits for 2021

 IRS contribution guidelines for 2021

Contribution Limits for 2022

 IRS contribution guidelines for 2022

Important Reminders

Meet With a Retirement Planner

Fidelity and TIAA take the health and safety of you and their associates very seriously. To do their part to slow down the rate of transmission of the coronavirus, our vendors have suspended all in-person employee meetings and group workshops.

Both Fidelity and TIAA remain committed to supporting you during these challenging times and will continue to be there to help address your concerns.

If you have a one-on-one appointment with a retirement planner, they will contact you with instructions for meeting by telephone.

To request or reschedule an appointment, please visit:

Work-Life Balance-Financial Well-Being

Visit the Financial Well-Being page for additional information.


If you have additional questions about this service, contact Fidelity Investments at 800-343-0860 or online at