Terminated Employees

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance:

For information on continuing medical, dental, and vision insurance through termination, view COBRA

Life Insurance:

LSU System Life:

If you are terminating employment (not retiring), but would like to continue your Term Life Insurance coverage, you may do so if you meet both of the following criteria:

  • In good health/not terminating employment due to health problems
  • Under age 70

You may continue your Term Life Insurance coverage by completing the UHC Life Insurance Portability form and submitting it directly to the insurance provider within 31 days of the date of termination.

OGB - State Group Life:

If you are terminating employment (not retiring), but would like to continue your Term Life Insurance coverage, you may continue coverage or convert your coverage to a whole life policy by completing the respective form(s) and submitting it directly to the insurance provider within 31 days of the date of termination:

Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D):

Stand alone AD&D cannot be continued after terminating employment.

Long-Term Disability (LTD):

If you are terminating employment (not retiring), but would like to continue your Long-Term Disability coverage, you may continue coverage by completing the LTD Portability form and submitting it directly to the insurance provider within 31 days of the date of termination.

Accident Protection:

If you are terminating employment (not retiring), but would like to continue your Accident Protection Insurance coverage, you may continue coverage by completing the Accident Insurance Portability form and submitting it directly to the insurance provider within 31 days of the date of termination.

Critical Illness:

If you are terminating employment (not retiring), but would like to continue your Critical Illness Insurance, you may continue coverage by completing the Critical Illness Portability form and submitting it directly to the insurance provider within 31 days of the date of termination.

Identity Protection:

Identity Protection cannot be continued after terminating employment. 

Long-Term Care (LTC):

If you are terminating employment, but would like to continue your Long-Term Care Insurance coverage, you may continue coverage by completing the UNUM Long-Term Care Portability form and submitting it directly to the insurance provider within 30 days of the date of termination.

Flexible Spending Accounts:

If you are terminating employment you may continue to submit claims. Claims must be filed within 30 of the end of the month in which you terminate or within 30 days of the end of the plan year, whichever is sooner. You may only submit claims for expenses incurred on or before the date of termination.

Retirement: 

Under your current retirement plan, if you wish to withdraw or rollover your retirement money upon termination you will need to contact the appropriate office.

  • LASERS: For a Refund/Rollover form, visit lasersonline.org or contact the Benefits Office. 
    • If you are vested in LASERS (5 years participation), please contact a Benefits Representative to discuss possible retirement options. 
  • TRSL: For a Refund/Rollover form visit trsl.org or contact the Benefits Office. Completed forms should be returned to the LSU Benefits Office. Refund forms cannot be sent to the retirement system by LSU until at least 90 days after termination. You can submit the refund form to LSU immediately after termination. TRSL processes most refunds within 30 days of receipt. 
    • If you are vested in TRSL (5 year participation), please contact a Benefits Representative to discuss possible retirement options. 
  • ORP: Contact your ORP representative in order to make changes to any of these accounts. State law does not permit a lump-sum refund at termination of employment. You retain ownership of your account at retirement age. Funds in your ORP account are eligible for a single-sum IRA rollover, subject to withdrawal provisions of your ORP carrier.  
    • VOYA
      • 1-800-584-6001 
        • Mike Sotile: 225-766-8711
    • TIAA
      • 1-800-842-2252
        • Louis Bundy: 504-648-4057
        • Cameron Pettigrew: 832-681-7413
    • VALIC
      • 1-800-448-2542 
        • William Gallegos: 225-201-1009
        • Laura Golubev: 225-201-1009
  • Louisiana Deferred Compensation Plan
    • Account balance is vested. Early distribution penalties do not apply to 457(b) deferred compensation plans for eligible withdrawals of 457 pre-tax money. Any withdrawals will be taxed as ordinary income and will be subject to a 20% mandatory withholding. The withdrawals are also subject to state income tax. 
      • Connie Stevens: 225-663-5501
      • Withdrawal/ Rollover information: 1-800-937-7604
  • Social Security: No refund or rollover option available.