Doctor tools Benefit Choice Period for Health Insurance is May 1 - June 1, 2020 April 27, 2020

The FY 2021 Benefit Choice Period to make health insurance changes is May 1 through June 1, 2020. This affects SURS active members as well as annuitants and survivors not enrolled in the Medicare Advantage 'TRAIL' Program.

Concerned woman on an ipad SURS Urges Members to Carefully Read Emails Offering Retirement Counseling April 24, 2020

SURS members are receiving unsolicited, potentially misleading emails from companies offering retirement counseling. These emails may appear to come from SURS or appear to represent SURS. They do not.

Disability Benefits Disability Reevaluation Orders Discontinued Until June 1 April 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is making it difficult for disability benefit recipients to see their physicians. As a result, SURS is discontinuing required medical reevaluations until June 1, 2020.

postponed SURS SMP Redesign Postponed April 9, 2020

The roll out of the redesigned Self-Managed Plan originally scheduled for June 1 has been postponed until Sept. 1, 2020.

COVID-19 Update March 31, 2020

At SURS we have adopted and adapted to new working conditions, but our members will see the same excellent service, delivery of benefits and fiduciary responsibility they have come to expect and deserve.

Scott Hendrie Hendrie Appointed to SURS Board March 12, 2020

Gov. Pritzker has appointed Scott Hendrie of Savoy to serve on the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees.