Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment

The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 15 – November 15, 2021. The 2022 plan year will begin January 1, 2022, and will run through December 31, 2022. The state of Illinois...

SURS Summer Newsletter Now Available

Read about the outcome of the trustee election, Money Purchase Factor change, Plan Choice Decision Tool, SURS new supplemental plan, website redesign and more. https://surs.org/advocate

SURS Recognized for DC Plan Redesign

SURS has been chosen as a recipient of a 2021 Leadership Recognition Award by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc (NAGDCA) for the redesign of our Retirement Savings Plan (RSP). Earlier this year SURS received an Eddy Award...

We Have Redesigned our Website

Surs.org has been redesigned to benefit our members and other users. Our new design will: Improve usability for visitors. That includes simpler, easier to use navigation and search tools.Enhance ADA compliance by further adapting best practices for accessibility by...

SURS Members Elect Trustees to New Terms

Current board members Mitchell Vogel and Fred Giertz have been elected to continue serving on the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees by the System’s annuitants. The election was conducted April 1 – May 3 by YesElections, an impartial...