NC 401(k) Plan

The NC 401(k) Plan is provided by the NC Department of State Treasurer and administered by Prudential Retirement. The NC 401(k) Plan is a supplemental retirement program that allows employees to set aside payroll-deducted contributions on a tax-deferred or after-tax (Roth) basis.

How Do I Enroll?

Eligible employees may enroll in the NC 401(k) plan at any time. Employees may obtain enrollment information by contacting Christy Kelly, our local NC 401(k) representative.  She can assist you with enrolling in the plan and answer any question you may have about the plan.  Her email is and her phone number is (919) 602-8226.

How Does the Plan Work?

Click to view a chart that explains how the NC 401(k) and NC 457 plans work.

Note: Combined, 401(k), 403(b) and 403(b)(7) contributions cannot exceed the federal annual maximum contribution limit; however, additional contributions may be made to the NC Deferred Compensation Plan (457).

Your Supplemental Retirement Plan Decision Guide – This guide compares all of the supplemental retirement plans available to eligible faculty and staff.

Other Resources


Call the Prudential Service Center, 1-866-627-5267, or contact your Benefits Consultant if you need additional information.