Optional Retirement Program

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The Optional Retirement Program (ORP) is a flexible and portable retirement plan for employees at the Commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education and the Department of Higher Education. Eligible employees may choose either the ORP or the Massachusetts State Employees’ Retirement System (MSERS) for their retirement coverage.

The Department of Higher Education is the ORP plan administrator. You can contact the plan administrator at any time.

Meetings & Events

Dec 17

Joint Boards of Higher Education and Elementary & Secondary Education Meeting

Dec 17

Board of Higher Education Meeting

Jan 28

Academic Affairs Committee Meeting

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