This website is intended to help members, beneficiaries, and other interested parties understand the TVA Retirement System (TVARS) and its plans and benefits. The rules governing these plans, not this summary, are used to determine the benefits to which a member or beneficiary is entitled. This site includes general information about TVARS benefits and may not represent or include completely the rules that govern TVARS. While TVARS makes every attempt to ensure the information provided is reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. Therefore, TVARS does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information, and will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use of results obtained from the use of the information.