News Features

SURS Announces Candidates For Upcoming Board Election

SURS will hold a trustee election April 1 - May 3, to fill two expiring annuitant positions. There are also two expiring active-member seats on the board, but because only two active SURS members successfully completed petitions with the required 400 signatures, it...

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SURS FY 2020 Annual Financial 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. It is divided into five...

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13 Members Apply For Trustee Positions

Thirteen SURS members have submitted applications for the upcoming trustee election including five active members and eight annuitants. The election will be held April 1 – May 3, 2021, to fill two expiring annuitant seats and two expiring active-member seats. The two...

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How to Retrieve Your Member ID Number

To regain your SURS Member ID number: Call us at 800-275-7877 and press 5 orCheck your retirement estimates or any other piece of personalized written communication mailed to you from SURS. Please note that your SURS Member ID number is not the same as the account...

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SURS Benefit Summary Statements Now Available

Attention active SURS members in the Traditional and Portable Plans, you can log on to the SURS secure Member Website and view your current account information via your personal Member Summary page. It’s easy! Go to login button in the upper right-hand corner of the...

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Online Petitions Available For Trustee Election

The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) will hold a board election April 1 – May 3, 2021, to fill four expiring trustee positions: two annuitant seats and two active-participant seats. An impartial election services company, YesElections, will conduct the...

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Seeking Chief Diversity Officer

The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois is searching for its first Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) to help shape and foster the system’s internal diversity and inclusion strategy, as well as strengthen investment manager and contractor programs. "SURS has a...

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment

The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 15 - November 16, 2020. The 2021 plan year will begin January 1, 2021, and will run through December 31, 2021. The state of Illinois offers...

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SURS Summer Newsletter – Read It Now!

Be up to date on all the latest SURS news including enhancements coming to the Self-Managed Plan on Sept. 1, a new supplemental savings plan, 2021 trustee election and more. The Advocate

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