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Human Resource Office
Fort Hays State University
Sheridan 112
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-4462
Fax: 785-628-4006

Staff Listing

Retirement Plans

KPERS  |  KP&F KBOR  |  Voluntary Retirement Plans
Accessing KBOR 403(b) Funds  |   Benefits following retirement

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)

University Support Staff in KPERS-covered positions participate in a KPERS retirement plan. It is a 401(a) defined benefit pension plan. The retiree is guaranteed monthly benefit for the rest of his or her life.

   KPERS 1 KPERS 2 
Membership Date   Employees hired before July 1, 2009  Employees hired on or after July 1, 2009
 Employee Contribution Rate  Members contribute 5% in 2014 and 6% in 2015 and every year after  Members contribute 6%
 Full Retirement Eligibility  At age 62 with 10 years of service credit  At age 60 with 30 years of service credit
 At age 65 with 1 year of service credit  At age 65 with 5 years of service credit
 Any age when your age and service credit together equals 85  

KPERS members can retire and receive reduced benefits beginning at age 50 with 10 years of service. Contact the Human Resource Office or KPERS to discuss the reduction factor.

Kansas Police & Fireman's Retirement System (KP&F)

University Support Staff in KP&F-covered positions participate in a KPERS retirement plan. It is a 401(a) defined benefit pension plan. The retiree is guaranteed monthly benefit for the rest of his or her life.

  KP&F  
 Employee Contribution Rate  Members contribute 7.15%
 Full Retirement Eligibility Tier I  At age 55 with 20 years of service credit
 Any age with 32 years of service credit
 
Full Retirement Eligibility Tier 2  At age 50 with 25 years of service credit
 At age 55 with 20 years of service credit
 At age 60 with 15 years of service credit

You can retire as early as age 50 with 20 years of service. However, your benefits will be permanently reduced. If you have participated in more than one Retirement System, you may be able to combine years of service towards vesting.

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