2018 BU Retirement Savings Program

BU is pleased to offer the new Retirement Savings Program, effective January 1, 2018. This program is designed to encourage personal saving, distribute BU’s contribution more equitably across all age groups and salary levels, and ensure the program passes IRS nondiscrimination tests.

Your retirement benefits include a set of plans collectively called the BU Retirement Savings Program:

 blue-wallet The BU Retirement Plan, for University contributions only

red-wallet The Supplemental Retirement & Savings Plan, for your contributions only

red-wallet The 457(b) Savings Plan, for additional tax-deferred contributions for highly paid faculty and staff

Resources to Help You Learn

This website has been developed to help you become familiar with the new BU Retirement Savings Program. Resources available to assist you in learning about how the plans work and how you can prepare for your retirement include:


Please contact the Human Resources Service Center at hr@bu.edu or call 617-353-2380.