Part-time employees at Rutgers may be eligible to enroll in a State-administered pension program and the Part-Time State Health Benefits Program (SHBP). The following are steps that you should take to enroll in various benefit programs, if eligible.  Please refer to the Part-Time SHBP webpage for additional information including eligibility and plan overviews.  If you need assistance, please contact a Benefits Specialist at (848) 932-3990.

Health

Retirement Plans

Please note that plan membership is determined by the state based on job title.

Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)

Alternate Benefit Program (ABP)

  • Complete Carrier Allocation Form/Salary Reduction Agreement
  • Obtain unique enrollment form from state-authorized investment carrier
  • Return unique enrollment form directly to carrier
  • Return a copy of the unique enrollment form, ABP Enrollment Application, and ABP Carrier Election and Allocation form to the person in your Human Resources department

Voluntary Savings - Members of PERS

Additional Contributions Tax Sheltered Program (ACTS)

  • Complete ACTS Carrier Allocation Form/Salary Reduction Agreement
  • Obtain unique 403(b) Enrollment Form from state-authorized investment carrier (TIAA participants complete Group Supplemental Retirement Enrollment Form)
  • Return unique 403(b) Enrollment Form directly to carrier
  • Return a copy of the unique 403(b) Enrollment Form and the ACTS Carrier Allocation/Salary Reduction Agreement form to your Human Resources department

Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust (SACT)

  • Complete SACT Enrollment Application
  • Return the application to the person in your department who handles payroll processing, who will forward it to your Human Resources department

Voluntary Savings – All Pension Plan Members

Voluntary Savings - Members Of ABP

  • Complete an Carrier Allocation/ Salary Reduction Agreement
  • Obtain unique 403(b) Enrollment Form from state-authorized investment carrier (TIAA participants complete Group Supplemental Retirement Enrollment Form)
  • Return the unique 403(b) Enrollment Form directly to the carrier
  • Provide a copy of the unique 403(b) Enrollment Form and the ABP Carrier Allocation/Salary Reduction Agreement form to your Human Resources department