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CMU is not a Social Security Employer. Employees of CMU do not participate in the Social Security program and a pension from this job could affect future Social Security benefits to which you may be entitled. Statement Concerning Your Employment in a Job Not Covered by Social Security (SSA 1945)

Because employee earnings from this job are not covered under Social Security, employees are required to participate in one of the following retirement programs: 

  • Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
  • The Defined Contribution Plan (DCP) with TIAA

Eligibility to participate in PERA or the DCP shall be determined in accordance with title 24, articles 51 and 54.5 of the Colorado Revised Statues.

Employee retirement plan options

Other retirement resources

Retirement and financial advising for employees


National Contact Center (Monday - Saturday) 800.842.2252
Schedule an in-person meeting by calling 800.732.8353 

Insight Financial Solutions

In addition to TIAA, CMU partners with Insight Financial Solutions to provide independent advice to employee participants. Insight will maintain regular on-campus office hours.

Insight Financial Solutions is available for both on-campus and off-campus meetings. 

Contact Kevin Price or Jason Stanfield or schedule an on-campus appointment the 1st Monday of every month.

Kevin Price 
[email protected]
Jason Stanfield
[email protected]