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Employment and Administrative Policies

University Employment

Chapter 115


The University of Washington Board of Regents established the University of Washington Retirement Plan (UWRP) as of September 1, 1939. The UWRP plan document sets forth the provisions of the plan, as periodically amended by the UW Board of Regents. This is a governmental plan as defined in Internal Revenue Code Section 414(d) and is intended to satisfy the provisions of Sections 403(b) and 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. The plan implements the provisions of RCW 28B.10.400 et seq. with respect to the University of Washington.

The plan contains two parts, which are:

AI, January 1998; May 11, 2009.