CSU is Not a Social Security Employer

...Current Employees


Social Security Protection Act of 2004

Colorado State University is required by law to provide this Statement Concerning Your Employment in a Job Not Covered by Social Security (SSA 1945): employees of CSU do not participate in the Social Security program and a pension from this job could affect future Social Security benefits to which you may become entitled.

Because your earnings from this job are not covered under Social Security, you are mandated to participate in one of the following retirement programs:

  • Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

  • The Defined Contribution Plan (DCP)

  • Colorado Student Employee Retirement Plan (SERP)


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