Human Resources - Benefits

Don't leave your loved ones with a financial mess! Designate your beneficiary for your last paycheck, life insurance, and retirement accounts!

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Last Paycheck

Austin Community College (ACC)

In the event of your death, ACC will need to know who to send your final paycheck to. Complete the form below and return to HR Benefits at the Highland Business Center.

Beneficiary Designation Form

Life Insurance

Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS)

ERS provides our insurance benefits, including Life Insurance. You must log in to your ERS online account in order to designate your beneficiary. Once you designate your beneficiary ERS will send you an email to the registered email address they have on file with a PDF of your beneficiary designation attached. Print, sign, have witnessed, and return to ERS to complete your designation. Please do not return this form to HR Benefits. You will receive a second email from ERS confirming the completion of your beneficiary designation. Click the link below to log in to your ERS online account.

Log in to ERS Online

Retirement Accounts

403b & 457 Plans

All ACC employees are eligible to participate in 403b Tax Sheltered Annuities (TSA) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plans. You must contact each vendor to designate or update your beneficiaries. Click on the approved vendor lists below for vendor contact information. HR Benefits does not accept nor adminster beneficiary designation forms for these accounts.

403b Approved Vendor List

457 Approved Vendor List

Austin Community College Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP)

The ACCMPP is the retirement plan available to hourly employees and Adjunct Faculty. Complete the form below and return to HR Benefits at the Highland Business Center.

Designation of Beneficiary Form

 

Unmarried participants complete the first page of the form only. Married participants must have their spouse complete the second page of the form and have it notarized. Please see the Notary Services section below.

Optional Retirement Plan (ORP)

ORP is an option available to Faculty & Administrators in lieu of TRS. You must contact each vendor to designate or update your beneficiaries. Click on the approved vendor list below for vendor contact information. HR Benefits does not accept nor adminster beneficiary designation forms for these accounts.

ORP Approved Vendor List

Teachers Retirement System of Texas (TRS)

All Staffing Table employees are eligible to participate in TRS, with the exception of TRS & ERS retirees and employees who have already elected ORP. You must complete the form below, have it notarized, and mail to TRS. Please do not return this form to HR Benefits. Please see the Notary Services section below.

Designation of Beneficiary

 

Notary Services

Contact an individual listed below for Notary Services (by appointment only)

Please note that Notary Services are intended for ACC business only.