blog posts 403(b) Retirement Plan – 2014 Universal Availability Notice Jan 31, 2014 4:15 pm2550 views View the Plan terms and conditions, including contribution limits. Important Changes to 403(b) Plan Hardship Distribution Provisions May 5, 2009 10:45 am29 views Effective on and after January 1, 2009, hardship distributions are available only through Fidelity. For a TIAA-CREF participant, hardships will be available to the participant by transferring his or her plan investments to Fidelity. Important Changes to 403(b) Plan Loan Provisions May 5, 2009 11:00 am46 views Effective on and after January 1, 2009, loans will no longer be available through TIAA-CREF and are available only through Fidelity. Retirement Plan Deferral Limits Increased for 2015 Nov 3, 2014 9:30 am1197 views Annual contribution limits released by the IRS for the 403(b) and 457 plans. University 403(b) Plan and State Deferred Compensation Plan Comparison May 5, 2009 11:00 am49 views Compare the similarities and differences between the University 403(b) Plan and the State Deferred Compensation Plan.