Benefits and Benefits Decisions

You will be asked to make these benefit decisions during orientation.

For more detailed information about employee benefits, see the Human Resources Benefits web pages.


You MUST choose ONE retirement plan. Mandatory, 5% of your salary will be contributed to the retirement plan you choose. Refer to the UTC HR Retirement page for more details.

Health Benefits (Time Sensitive)

May choose ONE plan, 80% of actual premium paid by the State of Tennessee, employee’s 20% portion is pre-tax.

Other Optional Insurance Decisions

Other Benefits to Note

You don't have to make any decisions about these during orientation, but here are some noteworthy benefits.