Plan Choice Series – Traditional Plan
This video provides detailed information about the Traditional Plan (defined benefit) option and the benefits the plan provides members upon retirement.
Plan Choice Series – Portable Plan
This video provides detailed information about the Portable Plan (defined benefit) option and the benefits the plan provides members upon retirement.
Plan Choice Video for Tier I Members Only
This video is intended for Tier I members only. If you are a Tier II member looking for information on your SURS plan election, click here.
Tier I Automatic Annual Increase (AAI) Buyout
This video provides an overview of the Tier I AAI Buyout.
Vested Inactive Buyout
This video provides an overview of the Vested Inactive Buyout.
Benefit Estimator Tutorial
This video will show you how to locate the SURS Benefit Estimator, and will walk you through the steps necessary to create your retirement estimate.
Member Website Registration Tutorial
This video will walk you through the steps necessary to register for our Member Website.
Things You Need To Know Before Your Retire
This video provides important information you should know before starting the retirement process.
Death and Survivor Benefit Assistance
This video will give you an overview of how death and survivor benefits work in the Traditional and Portable plans.
Reciprocal Act Video
This video will give you a basic overview of how the reciprocal act works. an overview of the Vested Inactive Buyout.
Seminars & Webinars
Here you will find previously recorded educational events hosted by SURS.
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Virtual Defined-Benefit Pre-Retirement Seminar
The Traditional/Portable Pre-Retirement Education Seminar is designed to cover all aspects of planning for retirement.
Traditional/Portable Group Counseling
This group counseling webinar is for Tier I or Tier II members enrolled in the Traditional and Portable Plans, eligible for the state health insurance, and considering retiring.
RSP Group Counseling
This group counseling webinar is for members in the Retirement Savings Plan, active and inactive, eligible for the state health insurance, and considering retiring.
Virtual RSP Pre-Retirement Seminar
The RSP Pre-Retirement Education Seminar is designed to cover all aspects of planning for retirement.
Virtual Retirement Education Seminar – Tier II
This virtual seminar is appropriate for Tier II members who are considering retirement.
Money Purchase Factor Changes Webinar
This webinar covers the changes to the Money Purchase Factors happening July 2022.
From Here To Retirement Webinar
This webinar is designed to help early to mid-career members consider future goals and evaluate retirement readiness.
Navigating the Retirement Savings Plan (RSP)
This quarterly, informative webinar is for Retirement Savings Plan participants who are new to the SURS system.
Optional Buyout Webinar
This webinar is for members who would like to learn more about the Vested Inactive Buyout and Tier I AAI Buyout programs.
Plan Choice Webinar – Tier II
This webinar is for Tier II members who have not yet made their one-time, irrevocable retirement plan choice.
Understanding Your SURS Benefits
This webinar provides an overview of SURS Tier I and Tier II benefits, with a focus on retirement.
RSP Distribution Options Webinar
This webinar explains financial distribution options at retirement for RSP members and addresses the forms needed and application processes.