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The University of Tennessee Space Institute offers a competitive employee benefits package that includes holiday, annual (vacation), sick, bereavement, court and military leave; basic medical and life insurance; educational benefits for employee, spouse, and dependents; retirement contributions; tax deferred income plans; flexible benefits plans; and more.

Information about health, dental, vision, life, accident, long term disability, long term care.

Selecting a retirement plan (TCRS or ORP), planning for retirement, insurance coverage into retirement.

Upcoming Changes to the ORP and 403b Plans
The state is making changes to the ORP and 403b plans. You can find information about these changes on the state’s website at ORP Transition. There is contact information for vendors and documentation regarding the changes. More information will be coming from the state.