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This website is maintained by the State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) as a public service to provide general information about SURS and as a convenient source of reference for members, retirees and participating employers. However, this site is not an official reference source and should not be relied upon for that purpose.

Information contained in this site is for general education only and does not create, alter, or affect any right, claim, or entitlement to a benefit under SURS. The Illinois Pension Code enacted by the Illinois General Assembly is the official authority and original reference source of SURS; and that code, as applied through the rules and procedures adopted by SURS, prevails in all questions of interpretation, operation, and administration of SURS.

The information contained on this site is summary in nature and does not include all conditions, limitations, or exceptions that may be applicable to a particular situation. Every effort has been made to present current information without inaccuracies; however, errors, additions, deletions, and changes in the laws or procedures may occur and could make the information out of date or inaccurate. Therefore, users of this website are advised of their responsibility to contact SURS directly for specific information relating to benefits and to confirm the accuracy, completeness, and currency of the posted information. The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois has no liability with respect to any actions taken as a result of or in connection with viewing any information contained herein.

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