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April 16, 2024

Annual period for employees to convert temporary disability leave to vacation leave now available through April 30

The annual period for University of Kentucky employees to convert their temporary disability leave (TDL) to additional vacation leave (VL) is now available through April 30.   Employees may request conversion of TDL hours to additional vacation leave through Employee Self Service in myUK. Employees should log into myUK, access Employee Self Service and select Working Time and Leave Requests.    

February 28, 2024

Watch a replay of the University of Kentucky Social Security presentation with Fidelity

Watch a replay here of this presentation to understand how Social Security fits into your overall retirement income plan, when to start claiming your benefit, and how it contributes to your overall retirement paycheck. The program was presented by Mike Fischer, Fidelity director and retirement planner.

May 30, 2023

TIAA hosting one-on-one summer sessions on campus

TIAA, one of two companies that handles UK’s matching retirement savings plans, will be holding free, one-one-meetings with UK employees this summer in two locations on campus. No matter where you are in life—just getting started or planning for retirement—a session with a TIAA financial consultant can help create a plan for retirements goals.  At the sessions, employees can get answers to these questions and more: 

January 25, 2023

IRS has increased retirement contribution limits

The Internal Revenue Service has increased the amount individuals can contribute to their 403(b) plans in 2023.  The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and the federal government's Thrift Savings Plan is increased to $22,500, up from $20,500 in 2022.    The limit on annual contributions to an IRA increased to $6,500, up from $6,000.