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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


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.