Executive Director: William E. Mabe

Chairperson:  Lindsay Anderson


TRAIL LOGO SURS Continues to Accept Medicare Advantage Enrollment Forms November 20, 2014

SURS will continue to accept State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage enrollment forms through December 5, 2014. The original enrollment period was Oct. 15 – Nov. 15, 2014.

SURS SMP Unified Statements Now Available Online Only October 1, 2014

As part of a continuing effort to create greater efficiencies, SURS will no longer mail SMP Unified Statements.

SURS 2015 Board of Trustees Election September 23, 2014

William Mabe, board secretary and executive director of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS), has announced the System will hold a board election during April 2015 to fill three expiring trustee positions. An impartial election services company will conduct the election.

Court Orders End to State Retiree Percentage-of-Annuity Insurance Premiums August 29, 2014

State retirees and survivors will no longer be required to pay a percentage of their annuity for health insurance premiums following a ruling by the Sangamon County Circuit Court.

SURS to Recoup Millions from Bank of America Settlement August 29, 2014

For the third time, SURS is to receive a large financial settlement stemming from the national banking scandal investigation.

Member Summary SURS Member Summary Screen Now Available August 1, 2014

If you are a Traditional or Portable member who would normally receive a paper Benefit Summary Statement, SURS invites you to log on to the Member Website and visit the new Member Summary page. The Member Summary page is not available to annuitants.