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Detailed information about retirement and savings programs available to UW-La Crosse employees can be found by clicking the headings below.

Are you an employee looking to retire? Refer to UW System website for specific information on benefits at retirement.

Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)

The WRS provides retirement (pension) benefits to most UW System and other Wisconsin state employees. WRS eligible employees will have automatic contributions deducted pre-tax from their earnings.

Tax-sheltered annuity 403(b) program (TSA)

The TSA program is an optional supplemental retirement savings program in which employee set up an account with their choice of participating vendors. All university employees, including students and graduate assistants are eligible to participate, regardless of appointment percentage.

Wisconsin deferred compensation program (WDC)

The WDC is an optional supplemental retirement savings program administered by the Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF). All university employees, including students and graduate assistants are eligible to participate, regardless of appointment percentage.

Social Security and Medicare

All employees except most student employees are covered by social security and medicare and will be automatically taxed for these benefits.

Edvest College Savings Plan

Edvest allows individuals to save for their child's college education. Contributions to Edvest cannot be made through payroll deduction.

Benefits contacts

Deanna Kabliska Profile of Deanna Kabliska
Benefits and Wellness Specialist
144 Graff Main Hall
dkabliska@uwlax.edu
608.785.8601
Specialty areas:

Benefit program administration, benefit questions, benefit orientation, retirement planning/process, and  employee wellness programming.

Michelle Jambois Profile of Michelle Jambois
Fmla and Workers Comp Coordinator
144 Graff Main Hall
mjambois@uwlax.edu
608.785.6497
Specialty areas:

Family Medical Leaves, Workers Compensation, ADA