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KPERS Employer Manual  
1. About KPERS (PDF, 140KB) revised 1/17
2. Contacting KPERS (PDF, 217KB) revised 1/17
3. KPERS Website (PDF, 1.14MB) revised 7/16
4. Designated Agent (PDF, 3.10MB) revised 1/17
5. Employer Web Portal (PDF, 389KB) revised 7/16
6. Membership - Non-School (PDF, 1.39MB) revised 1/17
  Membership - School (PDF, 1.4MB) revised 8/15
7. Remittances (PDF, 230KB) revised 12/14
8. Beneficiary (PDF, 436KB) revised 12/14
9. Member Benefits (PDF, 1.21MB) revised 11/16
10. Service Credit (PDF, 788KB) revised 1/15
11. Optional Group Life Insurance (PDF, 618KB) revised 4/17
12. Leaving Employment (PDF, 858KB) revised 7/16
13. Retirement - KPERS 1 (PDF, 685KB) revised 3/17
  Retirement - KPERS 2 (PDF, 1.19MB) revised 3/17
  Retirement - KPERS 3 (PDF, 981KB) revised 3/17
14. Adjustments to Prior Contributions (PDF, 327KB) revised 3/17
15. Period of Service (PDF, 534KB) revised 10/16
16. Fund Statement (PDF, 159KB) revised 12/14
17. Annual Reporting (PDF, 634KB) revised 12/14
  Pay Period Reporting (PDF, 237KB) revised 7/16
18. Working After Retirement - Non-school (PDF, 222KB) revised 12/16
  Working After Retirement - School (PDF, 241KB) revised 3/17

Helpful Resources

Contribution Information

Employer Contribution Rates

What Compensation to Include in KPERS Contributions (PDF, 56KB)

IRS Compensation Limits for KPERS Contributions (PDF, 53KB)

OGLI Rates

Optional Group Life Insurance Rates - effective July 1, 2016: Member, Spouse, Child

QDRO Guidelines

When Members Divorce (QDRO Guidelines/Forms)

KP&F Manual

KP&F Employer Manual Revised 9/16 (PDF, 361KB)

Employer Audits

What is a KPERS audit? (PDF, 95KB)

Helpful Resources

Retirement Checklist for Employers 4/17 (PDF, 163KB)

Online KPERS Account Flyer 11/16 (PDF, 143KB)

Leave of Absence Chart Revised 10/16 (PDF, 80KB)

Retirement System Plan Comparison 10/16 (PDF, 116KB)

Past Employer Communications

2016 Emails

Date Topic
Dec 23, 2016 Important Remittance Dates (Schools and Locals)
Dec 22, 2016 2017 IRS Compensation Limits and What Compensation to Include
Dec 21, 2016 Optional Life Insurance Age Bracket Rate Changes for 2017
Dec 15, 2016 Re-Generate Report Function Available (Local Schools and Non-Schools)
Dec 8, 2016 Reminder: Employer Rate Change for 2017 (Local Non-School)
Dec 6, 2016 Optional Life Insurance Changes for 2017 & New Employees
Dec 1, 2016 How KPERS' Assumption Change Affects Employer Rate (State & Schools)
Nov 29, 2016 How KPERS' Assumption Change Affects Employer Rate (KP&F)
Nov 29, 2016 How KPERS' Assumption Change Affects Employer Rate (Locals)
Nov 28, 2016 Have You Verified Your Period of Service? (Locals & Schools)
Nov 16, 2016 Reminder: Registration for Preretirement Webinar (KPERS & KP&F)
Nov 15, 2016 Finding Member Type Is Easier (Working After Retirement)
Nov 10, 2016 New Disability Provider
Nov 4, 2016 Working After Retirement - More on Subs (Schools)
Oct 25, 2016 KPERS 3 Online Calculator Ready
Oct 18, 2016 Summer Pay vs Off-Cycle (Schools)
Oct 12, 2016 Working After Retirement Updates (Schools)
Oct 10, 2016 Verify Period of Service (Locals and Schools)
Oct 5, 2016 Leaving Employment Flier & Resources
Sep 9, 2016 Registration for Preretirement Webinar (KPERS & KP&F)
Sep 1, 2016 Fall Employer Workshop and Webinar
Aug 31, 2016 New Process to Change an End Date
Aug 10, 2016 Important Info About Your Optional Life Insurance (KP&F)
Aug 3, 2016 KPERS Moved to a New Life Insurance Provider (Basic Life Insurance Only)
Aug 3, 2016 Important Info About Your KPERS Life Insurance (Basic and Optional Life Insurance)
Aug 2, 2016 Working After Retirement Daily-Call Substitute Teacher (School)
Jul 21, 2016 Working After Retirement Update (School)
Jul 1, 2016 Reminder: Certify Rates and D&D Moratorium
Jul 1, 2016 No-Prearrangement Form (KPERS-15RE) for Working After Retirement Is Available
Jun 23, 2016 Working After Retirement Ready in EWP
Jun 3, 2016 Summer Pay Button Available (Schools)
May 9, 2016 Working After Retirement Webinar (Board of Regents)
May 9, 2016 Working After Retirement Webinar (Community Colleges)
May 9, 2016 Working After Retirement Webinar (State and Local)
May 9, 2016 Working After Retirement Webinar (Schools)
May 2, 2016 NEW Working After Retirement SSN Lookup
Apr 21, 2016 Verify New OGLI Rates (OGLI-Affiliated Employers)
Apr 21, 2016 Certify New Employer Rates (Local)
April 15, 2016 "Add Summer Pay Cycle" Available May 1 (Schools)
Apr 12, 2016 Summer Pay for Schools Webinar - Two More Sessions (Schools)
Apr 7, 2016 Summer Pay for Schools Webinar Registration (Schools)
Apr 7, 2016 Employer OGLI Survey (Schools)
Mar 31, 2016 Pre-Retirement Webinar Registration (KP&F)
Mar 23, 2016 Top KPERS Retirement Reminders (Schools)
March 9, 2016 When to stop KPERS insurance remittance (Local)
Mar 8, 2016 How to get ready for KPERS life insurance change...
Mar 1, 2016 GASB 68 Report for Fiscal Year 2015 Available
Feb 25, 2016 Added Dates for Pre-Retirement Webinar
Feb 18, 2016 Pre-Retirement Webinar Registration
Feb 9, 2016 KP&F Employer Seminar Registration Open (KP&F)
Feb 5, 2016 Pre-Retirement Seminars Open for Registration
Jan 29, 2016 OGLI Coverage Letter Issues Being Fixed (Local, School)
Jan 28, 2016 Switch to Electronic Member Annual Statements
Jan 20, 2016 Off-Cycles for 2016 Are Ready (Local)
Jan 13, 2016 Webinar Recordings Ready to View
Jan 13, 2016 No More Annual Contribution Reports (Local)

2017 Emails

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Kansas Public Employees Retirement System
611 S. Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66603
Toll-free: 1 888 - 275-5737
Email: [email protected]