Benefits Plans - Retirement Savings Plans: tiaa-cref


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TIAA-CREF is the nationwide retirement and financial services system for people who work at more than 15,000 colleges, universities, independent schools, and other nonprofit education, hospital and health care, and research institutions throughout the United States. In fact, the University of Michigan was the first in the nation to offer TIAA in 1919. TIAA is the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, an insurance company founded in 1918 by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. CREF is the College Retirement Equities Fund, first set up in 1952 and now registered with the SEC as an open-end, diversified management company under the federal Investment Company Act of 1940.

To schedule a departmental meeting or presentation, find out about TIAA-CREF financial education seminars or schedule on-site financial counseling, contact the TIAA-CREF local office:

TIAA-CREF Local Office:
333 Maynard St., Suite 500
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
(734) 332-3500

To schedule a personalized individual counseling appointment: call 800-732-8353.
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Telephone Counseling Center: call call 800-842-2252
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.,
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time

To manage your account online or establish your account if you are newly enrolling,
go to:

For more information about investment options with TIAA-CREF, you can view TIAA-CREF Financial Education Seminars on the Web.


The University of Michigan in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents. Although the university has elected to provide these benefits this year, no individual has a vested right to any of the benefits provided. Nothing in these materials gives any individual the right to continued benefits beyond the time the university modifies, amends, or terminates the benefit. Anyone seeking or accepting any of the benefits provided will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the benefits programs and the university's right to modify, amend or terminate them.