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Feb-01-16 Plan Choice Webinar - Tier II

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This webinar is for Tier II members who have not yet made a retirement plan choice. Tier II members are SURS participants who first begin their SURS (or other eligible Illinois reciprocal system) participation on or after January 1, 2011. The webinars are normally held on the last Tuesday of each month. See dates below.

Feb-01-16 Post-Retirement Seminar

There are no seminars scheduled at this time. Please check back later for upcoming dates.

SURS is offering a spring post-retirement seminar for Traditional and Portable Plan annuitants. This seminar will provide valuable information on survivor assistance, benefit statements, navigating the member website, community and more.  The University of Illinois Extension will also be on site presenting an enjoyable and informative session on memory and aging. 

 

 

Feb-01-16 Retirement Education Seminars (Naperville)

SURS is offering Retirement Education Seminars for members enrolled in the Traditional and Portable plans. The following one-day seminars will be held at the SURS office located within the NIU-Naperville Outreach Center in Naperville, IL. The services will be specific to your employer type.

Feb-01-16 Retirement Education Seminars (Champaign)

SURS is offering Retirement Education Seminars for members enrolled in the Traditional and Portable plans. The following one-day seminars will be held at the SURS office in Champaign.  The sessions will be specific to your employer type.

Jan-29-16 FY 2015 Annual Report Released

SURS has posted its 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The 100-page report outlines the System’s financial statements, investment results, funding analyses, and benefit payments.

Jan-28-16 January Newsletter Now Available

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Jan-27-16 Into the Vault - SURS 1941-2016

 

SURS Receives Legislative Honors on 75th Anniversary

   

   

   

Jan-26-16 A New Look to Begin our 75th Year of Service

SURS has a new logo that we are introducing in honor of our 75th anniversary! Look for this symbol on all emails and materials that you receive in the future.

Our fresh, new look is a symbol of our core beliefs of integrity, professionalism, and accountability; and a renewed commitment to deliver timely, quality service to our members.

Jan-20-16 Proof-of-Insurance Tax Forms Being Sent to Members

The Affordable Care Act requires issuers of insurance and some employers to send Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to members. When filing taxes in 2016, most people will have to report to the federal government whether they, along with their tax dependents, had medical insurance coverage during the previous year. The law stipulates that beginning in tax year 2015, people who don't have at least a minimal level of coverage could have to pay a fine to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Dec-11-15 Call Center Assessment and Roadmap

The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) is requesting proposals from an independent consulting firm to review our current customer contact capabilities including call center, web applications and other communications channels and to help us develop a roadmap leveraging current and new technologies to create efficiencies and improve customer satisfaction with our 229,000 members.

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