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Teachers Retirement System (TRS)

HROG Section:
Work/Life Benefits
Document Title:
Teachers Retirement System of Texas
Initial Date Posted:
Board Approval:
Applies To:
Benefit Eligible Employees
Related TASB Policy:
Last Date Revised:





Employees which are permanent in nature and are scheduled for more than half time are required to participate in Teachers Retirement System (TRS).  Temporary jobs (definitely scheduled for less than 4 1/2 months) are exempt from TRS, regardless of the number of hours scheduled.

Please note that contractual positions (Faculty and Administrators) have a 90 day window to elect to participate in either TRS or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP).


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