(800) 451-8228 for full-time benefited employees
Membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) is mandatory for all full-time regular staff. This is a defined benefit plan with a five-year vesting requirement.
Contributions are made by payroll deduction. Employee and employer contributions are required on all earnings. Employees contribute 6.79% of their gross salary; the College of Southern Idaho contributes 11.97% of salary.
TIAA-CREF: Ryan Peterson (866) 842-2907 x 5815
Counseling Center (800) 842-2776
VALIC: Guy Ferguson (208) 918-6525
Customer Service (800) 448-2542
Membership in the Optional Retirement Plans (ORP's) is mandatory for all full-time instructional and administrative employees unless already vested with PERSI. These are defined contribution plans with immediate vesting. Contributions are made by payroll deduction. Employees contribute 6.97% of their gross salary; the College of Southern Idaho contributes 11.23% of the salary. Investment choices are the responsibility of the employee, and the plans are portable. Further details on the Retirement System may be obtained from the HR Payroll Office.
CSI provides pre-tax payroll deduction for employees who participate in certain Tax Sheltered Annuity
|403(b)||TIAA-CREF (SRA)||(800) 842-2009|
|VALIC (SRA)||(866) 283-4892|
|Waddell & Reed||(208) 736-6563|
||For Loan, Hardship Withdrawal & In-Service Exchange|
|401K||PERSI Choice||(800) 451-8228 PERSI Members Only|
|PERSI Enrollment/Change form|
Questions? Contact Ciera Garechana by email or calling 732-6206