Health Insurance Image File Benefit Choice Enrollment Period Extended to June 1 May 1, 2017

The fiscal year 2018 Benefit Choice Period has been extended through June 1, 2017, for SURS active members as well as annuitants and survivors not enrolled in the Medicare Advantage 'TRAIL' Program.

Illinois Capitol Building SURS/SUAA 2017 Legislative Event April 11, 2017

On April 5, SURS partnered with the State Universities Annuitants Association for our annual legislative “Meet and Greet” reception in Springfield.

Doug Wesley SURS Selects CIO March 17, 2017

The State Universities Retirement System Board of Trustees has hired Douglas Wesley as Chief Investment Officer.

January Advocate Cover SURS January Newsletter Available January 31, 2017

The January Advocate is now available online, featuring articles on our new executive director, the legal and legislative team, employee of the year, investments, the Self-Managed Plan, legislation and upcoming webinars and seminars.

Group of people Credit granted for furlough and voluntary pay reduction December 30, 2016

On Aug. 26, 2016, PA 99–0897 was signed into law allowing certain SURS participants to establish service and earnings credit for periods of furlough or periods of voluntary pay reduction taken in lieu of furlough. Read more.

Martin Noven SURS Board of Trustees Names New Director October 17, 2016

The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees has selected Martin Noven as the new executive director of the $18 billion state pension fund. Noven’s appointment becomes effective November 2, 2016.