Statement Regarding Website Accessibility
The Virginia Retirement System strives for a website with an accessible design, which allows as many people as possible to use technology regardless of disability, age, or functional limitation. This website complies with the Technical Standards from Section 508 Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards, web-based Intranet and Internet information and applications (36 CFR § 1194.22), and also conforms to the XHTML 1.0 Transitional Standard. Section 508 addresses accessibility for people who have visual, hearing, motor, or speech disabilities.
Notice Regarding Document Accessibility
Despite our efforts to comply with Section 508 Standards, we might not be able to fully comply in all areas. In these instances, hard-copy documents are available for those unable to access information directly from this website. Simply contact us to request an accessible format.
This website is maintained by ICMA-RC. The pages, materials, and screens featured on this site are copyrighted by ICMA-RC. The name Virginia Retirement System (VRS) and logos featured on this site or in VRS publications are trademarks and may not be used without permission.
We provide this website as a convenient method for employers and participants to obtain information about their VRS retirement plans. Every effort is made to ensure that all information appearing here is timely and accurate. However, this information is subject to change and VRS will not be held responsible for any errors.
In the event of any conflict between the information presented on this website and the laws governing retirement benefits, the law prevails. The provisions of Title 51.1 of the Code of Virginia contain the laws that govern VRS. The Virginia General Assembly makes changes to these laws periodically. VRS is a defined benefit plan under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, which is also subject to change.
Plug-ins Required to Use This Site
Some of the content provided on this website requires the following plug-ins, or separate browser components, to view properly. These are free plug-ins:
- Viewing downloads: Adobe's Acrobat Reader® is required to view most PDF files on this site.
- Viewing presentations: Adobe® Flash® Player is required to view VRS online presentations.
- Viewing spreadsheets: Microsoft Office Excel Viewer is required to view VRS spreadsheets.