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Social Security

You and SMU both make contributions to this federally administered plan. Click the following to read about the benefits that Social Security provides:

  • Death Benefit
  • Long Term Total Disability
  • Retirement
  • Medicare

Since your Social Security retirement and survivorship benefits are based on your contributions, it is important to make sure your Social Security record is accurate. Social Security Administration provides periodic statements. If you see any inaccuracies, be sure to follow up with the Social Security Administration at the contact information provided on your statement.

Visit Benefits U - Federally Mandated Programs on the HR website for more details. You will find a link in the Helpful Links section.

Death Benefit


Long Term Total Disability