Find the answers your employees need in our new FAQs

Get quick answers to some of the most common questions being asked about TCDRS in our new online FAQs articles.

Visit our FAQs page to get a refresher on employee topics such as:
  • Accessing their Online Account: Find out what your employees need to know when they claim their TCDRS online accounts and see what they can take charge of once they’re registered.
  • Applying for Retirement: Discover answers to common questions that come up when your retirement-eligible employees began filling out the online retirement application.
  • Changing Jobs: Learn about the options available for your employees’ TCDRS accounts when they separate from employment.
  • Earning Service Time: See a breakdown of how TCDRS service time works, complete with tips on vesting and proportionate service time.
  • How Savings Grow: Explore what factors affect your employees’ TCDRS account balance and the numbers they see when they sign into their online accounts.
  • Retiree Account: Get an overview of all the things TCDRS retirees need to know, from direct deposit dates to tips on managing their online account.
  • Updating Contact or Account Information: Help your employees master the basics of quickly updating their own contact information and beneficiaries online.
We have FAQs for you, too:
  • Enrolling New Employees: Start here for answers to common questions about enrolling new employees in TCDRS. We also provide links to additional resources you can use to educate employees about your retirement benefit.
  • Exiting Employees: Find information on when and how to enter an employee’s last date of employment.
  • Yearly Plan Decisions: Learn why rates change, where you can see the impact of plan changes and what resources you have to support you while reviewing your plan every year.

Check out our articles today!

Plan Administration

Video Library

Rather watch than read? Check out our
informational videos.
Explore Now