Office, Technical/Paraprofessional, Crafts & Trades and Service employees are covered under the ND Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) plan. The College contributes 12.26% of the employee's salary; the employee contributes 3%. Annual retirement benefits are based on pay and years of service. Normal retirement benefits at age 65. Death benefit for beneficiary. Eligible upon employment.
Administrative, Professional and Faculty staff are eligible for the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) retirement plan. The employee contributes at 3.5%, 4.5%, or 5%, depending on years employed, and is matched by the College at 7.5%, 12.5%, or 13%. Retirement benefits based on contributions and age at retirement. Eligible upon employment.