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Retirement Contribution Change

You can change your retirement contribution through Workday at any time of the year by using the instructions below.

  1. Select the benefits worklet on your Workday homepage
  2. Select the Benefits option under the Change heading
  3. Select Retirement Contribution Change
  4. Enter the Effective Date
  5. Select the orange Submit button at the bottom left of the page
  6. Select Open
  7. Select Elect to the left of the plan you want to opt in to (if you are already enrolled, skip
    this step)
  8. Update/enter the percent amount or flat amount to be deducted from your pay by clicking in the boxes titled "Percent" or "Amount" and select Continue
  9. Update or add beneficiaries if desired and select Continue, or just select Continue if
    there are no updates
  10. Check the "I Agree" box at the bottom of the page and select Submit

All changes go to the benefits manager for approval. If there are any questions the benefits
manager will reach out, otherwise your change will be approved and take effect on the effective date entered.

If you have any questions, or prefer one-on-one help making these changes, please contact the Human Resources office at 503-370-6210, or by email at

Willamette University

Human Resources

University Services Building
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6210 voice
503-370-6570 fax