All TIAA/CREF participants should have received news at home about enhancements to the 403(b) plan, including streamlined administrative processes and new fund offerings including a new group retirement annuity contract. Please review this information with attention to allocation and beneficiary designations. Instructions for updating information will be included.

In February, new investment choices will be announced. By June VALIC will become a UAB vendor for the 403(b) program, and UAB also will offer a 457(b) plan through both TIAA-CREF and VALIC. Direct questions to the Benefits Office at 934-3458 or