Martin Noven, executive director of the State Universities Retirement System, resigned his position on Feb. 18 to focus his attention on a new career opportunity.
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.
To regain your SURS Member ID number call us at 800-275-7877 (press 5) or check any personalized written communications mailed to you from SURS.
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.
If you notice a change in your July benefit payment, please note that it is likely due to an increase in insurance premiums for members and dependents.
The insurance information was distributed by the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) during the recent Benefit Choice Period that ended June 1. The new premiums begin July 1.
SURS will resume sending medical recheck requests to disability benefit (DB) and disability retirement annuity (DRA) recipients beginning this week. The requests had been temporarily discontinued due to the COVID-19 pandemic making it difficult to schedule required reevaluation appointments.