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Retirement Income

Retirement Income Options

Explore your retirement income options.

401(a) Defined Contribution Plan

Benefits-eligible employees are required to contribute 6% of their gross pay into a 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan which will be matched by an additional  6% provided by WVU. 

Learn About the 401(a) Plan

Supplemental Retirement Plans

WVU provides several supplemental, voluntary tax-deferred retirement plan options, including a 403(b) plan and 457(b) plan.

Learn About Supplemental Retirement Plans

Social Security

Visit the Social Security Administration website for tools to help you estimate your Social Security benefit, get application information, and apply for your benefits online.

Visit the Social Security Administration Website 

Phased Retirement

Not quite ready to fully retire? WVU offers a phased retirement agreement for employees who want to ease into retirement. 

Learn About Phased Retirement