2019 Supplemental Retirement Contribution Limit

The Office(s) of the Vice President for Research will be CLOSED as follows during this holiday season:
Monday and Tuesday, December 24 and 25 - Christmas Holiday
Monday and Tuesday, December 31 - January 01, 2019

2019 Supplemental Retirement Contribution Limit

For 2019 the IRS maximum contributions to your Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA)  account is $19,000 per year. If you are 50 years of age or older you may contribute an additional $6,000 per year.  To update contribution amounts employees must log into the RF Employee Self Service Portal.

For questions regarding the Open Enrollment Period please call HRS Benefits at (631) 632-6180 or email HRS_Benefits@stonybrook.edu.


Updates to Paid Time Off

Effective January 1, 2019 the Research Foundation will increase the Family Sick day allowance from 15 days to a maximum of 25 days per calendar year.  This increased benefit allows employees to use accrued sick time for an immediate family member’s illness, injury or death.


In addition, Research Foundation employees may now take up to four hours of paid leave, including travel time, per calendar year to undertake screening for any type of cancer, without charging accruals.  For further information contact at (631) 632-6162 or email RF_Payroll@stonybrook.edu.

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