BECOMING A TCDRS EMPLOYER
Take the Next Step
Check out the five steps in the application process with TCDRS. There is no cost to you to pursue possible participation with TCDRS. TCDRS does not charge fees to prospective or active employers.
We've also included some helpful links to more details about us and the process to join.
- Apply Online
Tell us about your organization. This will help us confirm that you are eligible for participation.
- Request Detailed Plan Cost
To build accurate cost projections, we need to know more about your employees such as age, salaries and employment dates.
Download our Employee Data Worksheet
We will send you instructions on how to securely provide this data to TCDRS. Please do not email it.
- Schedule a Retirement Plan Review
Once we have rates and your benefit plans, we will go over details with you and your board to build a plan that’s the right fit for your workforce and budget. We will also discuss the responsibilities and decisions you will make each year about your retirement plan.
- Sign Up
When your board decides to join TCDRS, you will finalize your benefit selections for the upcoming plan year.
- Assign Staff to Administer Your Plan
We will walk your staff through the necessary functions for administering your retirement plan. You will be assigned a dedicated Employer Services Representative and have access to training resources and materials to make administering your plan easy.
Join Us Packet
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
THINKING OF JOINING?
You’ll be in good company! More than 760 employers partner with TCDRS.