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Welcome to Benefit Services! 

 Here you can explore all your benefit options as an Eastern Illinois University employee. Our employees are provided with a vast array of benefits including: group health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, retirement, supplemental retirement plans, and tuition waivers!

We encourage our employees to be in control of their benefits. Employees can sign up and access their benefits at MyBenefits.

As the Benefits Staff, we are committed to providing excellent service to our employees. If you have any questions, please contact us and we will be more than happy to assist you.   

Benefits Office
Old Main Room 2031
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston IL, 61920
Phone: 217-581-5825
Fax: 217-581-3614
Email: benefits@eiu.edu

Upcoming Events

It's Time to Update Your Email Address!

We don't want you to miss out on important information that may affect your retirement benefits, health care, beneficiaries or dependents!

You can update your email address online in 3 easy steps!

  1. visit www.surs.org
  2. click the gold login button in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage and follow the prompts
  3. choose the Mailbox tab to update your email address and other contact information

By providing your email address, you are granting SURS permission to send important informational emails to you.

If you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact a SURS Member Service Representative at 1-800-275-7877 or 217-378-8800 in the Champaign-Urbana area.


SBLHC Mobile Mammography

Wednesday, April 11th

Campus Drive between the Alumni Clock Tower and Lumpkin Hall

8:45 am-4:00 pm  

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center's Mobile Mammography van is available to all women age 35 and over regardless of income or insurance. Walk-ins are accepted but appointments are preferred. Schedule your digital mammogram today by calling 1-800-639-5929.

SBLHC Mobile Mammography Flyer


SURS Representatives on Campus

Wednesday, April 11

Shelbyville and Sullivan Rooms MLK Jr. University Union

If you wish to speak to a SURS representative on this date, they are now accepting appointments. Appointments are limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. An eligible employee is entitled to a counseling appointment or estimate once every 12 months.

Please call (800) 275-7877 to obtain the necessary forms for your appointments, or log into your member account at the SURS webpage.

Counselor Scheduling Sheet

Thursday, April 12

Charleston Mattoon Room MKL Jr. University Union

Tier 1 at 10 a.m.

Tier 2 at 1:00 p.m.  

In addition, SURS will have a retirement counselors to conduct group informational seminars.