Primary Retirement Plans
Most employees who are employed at least 20 hours a week for at least 20 weeks in a fiscal year are required to participate in a primary retirement plan.
Postdoctoral scholars and some international employees are not eligible for participation in the primary retirement plan.
Understanding Your Options
Employees are required to enroll in one of the following primary retirement plans:
Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
for all classified staff employees, and an option for faculty and service
Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS)
Eligible law enforcement and public safety personnel are required to enroll in PSPRS.
Optional Retirement Plan (ORP)
Option to faculty members and service professionals as an
alternative to the state-sponsored retirement plan.
Make your primary retirement plan election