Sep 14, 2013

 

Human Resources

SURS HOLDING SEMINARS AT ITS CHAMPAIGN OFFICE
SURS is offering three fall Retirement Education Seminars for members enrolled in the Traditional and Portable plans. These popular one-day seminars will be held at the SURS office in Champaign and are scheduled for:
Sept. 10, 2013
Oct. 9, 2013
Nov. 12, 2013

These seminars are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on each of the above dates. For more information about these events, including topics that will be covered, please visit here. If you are interested in attending one of these educational events, please contact Karen Hipskind at khipskind@surs.org to register.

LINDA C. HOLLOWAY, Benefits
Posted: Aug 06, 2013


VALIC REPRESENTATIVE TO BE ON CAMPUS SEPT. 25
A VALIC representative will be on campus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Sullivan Room, MLK Jr. Union. If you wish to make an appointment, please call 217-242-1255 or visit the Sullivan Room on Sept. 25. VALIC is one of EIU's approved vendors for the 403b plan. A 403b is a voluntary tax-deferred supplemental retirement plan developed to enhance an employee's retirement. VALIC is just one of the approved vendors offered by EIU. For more information about EIU's 403b plans, please visit here.

LINDA C. HOLLOWAY, Benefits
Posted: Aug 07, 2013


SURS COUNSELORS ON CAMPUS SEPT. 24
SURS will have retirement counselors on campus Tuesday, Sept. 24. If you wish to speak to a SURS representative on this date, they are now accepting appointments. Please call 1-800-275-7877 to obtain the necessary forms for your appointment or log into your member account here to complete the form online and return to SURS via fax or mail. Once the completed forms have been received by SURS, you will then be able to contact them again at the above number to schedule your appointment.

Appointments will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Returning the forms in a timely manner will help ensure an appointment time. These forms can be faxed to 217-378-9800 or mailed to the address that is provided with the forms.

To schedule an individual counseling session, you must be within four years of retirement eligibility:
-- Age 55 with eight or more years of service;
-- Age 62 with five or more years of service; or
-- 30 or more years of qualifying service at any age.

An eligible employee is entitled to an appointment or estimate every 12 months.

Please follow this link for additional information.

LINDA C. HOLLOWAY, Benefits
Posted: Aug 07, 2013


ADDRESS CHANGES FOR FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
New faculty and staff should notify the Human Resources Employment Office of their new permanent address and phone numbers. We will update the Banner system and notify other necessary offices for you. Departments need to notify us of all new or changed campus addresses and phone numbers so the online directory will be accurate. Please email changes to Carol Galey at cagaley@eiu.edu or Cindy Maples at camaples @eiu.edu.

CAROL A. GALEY, Human Resources Employment Office
Posted: Aug 08, 2013


SAM'S CLUB MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Want to get a head start on a year of savings? Eastern is pleased to announce an exclusive membership offer from Sam's Club: Employees/students will receive up to a $25 Samís Club Gift Card when they sign up for a new Samís Savings Plus Membership or renew an existing Plus Membership. Choose a Samís Savings or Samís Business Membership and receive a $10 Samís Club Gift Card at sign-up or renewal.

In addition to a year of exceptional value, Advantage members enjoy time-saving services in-club and online.

A representative of Samís Club will be on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. Their tent will be located in the Library Quad. Drop by and inquire or sign up and receive your gift card. Cash or check only will be accepted for this on-site drive.

LINDA C. HOLLOWAY, Benefits
Posted: Sep 01, 2013


TIAA-CREF REPRESENTATIVE ON CAMPUS
TIAA-CREF representative Chis Stephens will be on campus Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Shelbyville Room, MLK Jr. Union. TIAA-CREF is an EIU-approved tax shelter annuity provider who can assist employees with financial and retirement planning. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-732-8353.

AMANDA ZUCCO, Benefits
Posted: Sep 04, 2013


 


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