Waiving the Waiting Period to Participate in 403(b) Plan

Exceptions for Waiting Period

If you worked at another college or university, non-profit research organization or governmental agency (with no break in service between jobs) prior to joining the university, you may be able to waive the waiting period.  You may also be able to waive if you were formerly an employee of the University of Louisville and were participating in the university’s retirement plan at the time of your separation.

When coming from another institution:

On your previous employer’s letterhead, signed by your department head or human resources director, please provide the following information to retplan@louisville.edu.

  • Name
  • Social Security Number (last 4 digits)
  • Date of hire
  • Date of termination
  • Job title
  • FTE (your full time equivalency)