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Kansas State University

Benefits Administration
Division of Human Resources
Kansas State University
103 Edwards Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4801
785-532-6277 (Phone)
785-532-7693 (Benefits fax)
785-532-6095 (HR fax)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.(CST)
Contact benefits@ksu.edu

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)

Classified employees in KPERS-covered positions participate in KPERS. Participation in KPERS retirement is mandatory at date of hire into a KPERS covered position.

Tier ITier II
Member DateContributing members on 7/1/2009Employees first employed on or after 7/1/2009
Vested employees who return to workActive members who return to employment on/after 7/1/2009
Employees in "year of service" 7/1/2008-6/30/2009 and are still employedFormer members who withdrew and begin new membership 7/1/2009 or after
Vesting5 years' contributions5 years' contributions
Contributions by Employees5% of gross pay6% of gross pay
Full Retirement EligibilityAge 65 plus 1 years' contributions
Age 62 plus 10 years' contributions
85 points (age plus contributions)
Age 65 plus 5 years' service
age 60 plus 30 years' service
Early Retirement EligibilityAge 55 plus 10 years' contributions with reduction in benefitsAge 55 plus 10 years' service with reduction in benefits

Website: www.kpers.org

Related KSU Policy and Procedures Manual Chapter:
4810 Retirement Plans, Policies and Procedures

Other Retirement Plans
Optional Retirement Savings Plans