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Benefits When You Transfer to Another State Agency

The following is information for employee who are leaving employment at the University to work at a different state agency with no break in service.

Insurance Benefits Impact
Medical/Dental Insurance Continue
Basic Life Insurance Continue
Supplemental Life Insurance Continue only if eligible
Supplemental State Sponsored Benefits Continue
Additional University Sponsored Benefits:
College Benefits Group Life and Disability Insurance Programs
Payroll deduction ends.
Contact College Benefits Group at (860) 429-9000 for information regarding continuation options.
Retirement Benefits Impact
State Employee Retirement System (SERS) Tier I, Tier II, Tier IIA, Tier III Continue
SERS Hybrid Plan Continue only if transferring to an agency in higher education and to a position in which the Hybrid Plan is offered. If not, enrollment in SERS.
Alternate Retirement Program (ARP) Continue only if transferring to an agency in higher education and to a position in which ARP is offered. If not, enrollment in SERS.

ARP account is retained by employee. No withdrawal or rollover provisions permitted while employed at a state agency.

Retiree Health Contributions Continue
403(b) Plan Deduction continue only if transferring to a 403(b) eligible agency, such as an agency in higher education.
457 Plan Continue

If you have questions about benefits continuation when you transfer to another state agency, Call the HR Service Desk at (860) 486-3034.

 

Accruals When You Transfer to Another State Agency

Accruals Impact
Vacation Balances Transfer
Sick Time Maintenance and Service (CEUI) (NP-2)
Administrative Clerical (AFSCME) (NP-3)
Police and Fire (NP-5)
Social and Human Services (AFSCME) (P-2)
Administrative and Residual (A&R) (P-5)
Balances Transfer
UCPEA
Management/Confidential
Balances do not transfer, no payout
“Banked”sick time, accrued while in a statewide bargaining unit, transfers
Holidays Worked/T-time Balances transfer or paid out if not available in new position
PL Maintenance and Service (CEUI) (NP-2)
Administrative Clerical (AFSCME) (NP-3)
Police and Fire (NP-5)
Social and Human Services (AFSCME) (P-2)
Administrative and Residual (A&R) (P-5)
Balances Transfer
UCPEA
Management/Confidential
Balances do not transfer, no payout

If you have questions about accruals when you transfer to another state agency, Call the Payroll Department at (860) 486-2423.