|Mar-06-18||From Here to Retirement Webinar||
This webinar is designed to help early to mid-career members consider future goals and evaluate retirement readiness. It provides an overview of SURS benefits as well as other key components necessary for a secure retirement.
|Feb-16-18||SURS February Newsletter||
The February Advocate is now available online, featuring articles on the upcoming board election, 2018 educational webinars and seminars, investments, legislation, SURS employee of the year, new staff members and much more.
|Feb-15-18||Self-Managed Plan Webinars||
These webinars are for Self-Managed Plan participants who are new to the SURS System or just want information regarding SMP procedures including transfers, service credit purchases and accumulation, and contact information.
|Feb-09-18||SURS Announces Candidates for Upcoming Board Election||
Champaign, IL - The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) will hold an election on May 2, 2018, to fill the expiring terms of two active-member trustee positions. In accordance with SURS Administrative Rule, 80 Ill. Adm. Code §§1600.700 to 1600.710, the following candidates successfully completed the application and petition process.
|Feb-07-18||Understanding Your SURS Benefits Webinar - Tier I and Tier II||
This webinar will provide an overview of SURS Tier I and Tier II benefits, with a focus on retirement. Earning & purchasing service credit, sick leave, refunds, reciprocal time, disability, death & survivor benefits, insurance, retirement calculations, & applying for retirement will all be discussed.
|Jan-30-18||Understanding Your SURS Benefits Webinar - Tier II||
This webinar will provide an overview of SURS Tier II benefits, with a focus on retirement. Earning & purchasing service credit, sick leave, refunds, reciprocal time, disability, death & survivor benefits, insurance, retirement calculations, & applying for retirement will all be discussed.
|Jan-30-18||SURS FY 2017 Annual Report||
SURS 102-page annual report outlining assets; liabilities; employer contributions; investment policies, objectives and performance highlights; manager fees; membership and benefit statistics and more is available online for members to review.
|Jan-25-18||SURS Announces New Deputy Chief Investment Officer||
Champaign, IL – The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ellen Hung, CFA, as deputy chief investment officer (deputy CIO), effective Jan. 30.
|Jan-22-18||SURS Members Receiving Unwanted Solicitations from Compass Investors, LLC||
To all SURS SMP Members:
SURS previously received notice that a company called Compass Investors, LLC has been sending email solicitations to our SURS Self-Managed Plan (SMP) members through the following email addresses:
|Oct-05-17||Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment||
The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 16 - November 16, 2017. The 2018 plan year will begin January 1, 2018, and will run through December 31, 2018.