Sign Up Now: Phone Meetings with Retirement Specialists

November 05, 2021
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TIAA and Vanguard retirement planning specialists are available for one-on-one phone consultations. Sign up now to personalize your investments to help meet your retirement goals.

Both vendors added new dates and times specific to Columbia University employees. You do not have to be enrolled in a Columbia University retirement savings plan to call a retirement planning specialist.

Consultations can cover:

  • Portfolio reviews
  • University contributions
  • Enrolling in the VRSP
  • Investment strategies and risks
  • Distribution options


  • Vanguard – Call 1-800-662-0106, ext. 14500, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; or go to
    • Take advantage of Vanguard's special meeting time slots by selecting “New York” then “Columbia University” from the drop-down menus at Until further notice, all one-on-one meetings with Vanguard retirement specialists will be held by phone, not in person.
  • TIAA – Call 1-800-732-8353, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; or go to