TRS New Member Workshops

The Benefits Department will host two TRS New Member Workshops this semester for employees that want to learn the basics about TRS membership. As you begin your career in the University System, it is important to plan early for your retirement and stay abreast of new information and legislation that may affect your retirement benefits.

This semester New Member Workshops will be offered at the Main Campus (Downtown) and the Clarkston Campus.  Registration is required and seating is limited for each workshop.

Please click on the icons below to register for the workshop at the location that you will attend.

TRS New Member Workshop

For Employees with 0- 9 years of service

Topics discussed during this workshop include:

  • Understanding a defined benefit plan
  • The four W’s of TRS (Who we are, What we do, When are milestones, Why this benefit is so important)
  • Payroll contributions: employee and employer’s
  • The importance of being vested
  • Service credit: the different types, how/when/why to purchase
  • Survivor benefits
  • Disability
  • Withdrawing your account
  • Resources to help you be successful

 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Main Campus
Student Center West, 4th Floor, Room 466/468

Seating is limited to 130 people, please register to attend this workshop by clicking the link below:

Register Now

 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Clarkston Campus
Jim Cherry LRC, Room 1100

Seating is limited to 130 people, please register to attend this workshop by clicking the link below:

Register Now

 

Unable to attend on these dates?

TRS also offers this workshop in your community! To sign up go to http://www.trsga.com/home

Click on the Account Login button above, select “Active Member”, login, and click on Appointment/Event Registration. Pick the event and time of your choice. You will receive an automatic e-mail confirmation upon your successful registration.