Benefits Education

New Employee Benefits Information

Click the link below to view benefits information for new employees. This is the same benefits information presented at the weekly new employee orientation sessions. Click the links within the presentation to view more detailed information on the Web.

New Employee Benefits Information

Planning for Retirement

Please see Planning for Retirement for information on steps you can take now to prepare for retirement.

Financial Education

See below to schedule in-person counseling sessions. For webinars and online tools, visit Retirement Savings Plans: Webinars, Calculators, and Tools.


On Campus TIAA-CREF Financial Education Series

TIAA-CREF offers to University of Michigan faculty and staff a Financial Education Series, designed to help you learn the essential information you need to plan for your financial future.

How to Sign Up
To reserve your space in a workshop or to schedule an in-person consultation, call:
TIAA-CREF Ann Arbor Office 800-732-8353, or click
Meetings and One-on-One Counseling.

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments offers individual counseling sessions to University of Michigan faculty and staff who have retirement funds invested in accounts with Fidelity. You will meet with an experienced Fidelity counselor for approximately 45 minutes. To schedule an appointment, call Fidelity at 1-800-642-7131 or visit