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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

Changes in Benefits

Sarah Bush Lincoln will not be a provider of Health Alliance Medical Plans effective June 30, 2018.


MyBenefits Web Portal Registration

With Benefits Choice quickly upon us during the month of May, please remember to visit the MyBenefits web portal at www.MyBenefits.illinois.gov to register.

One time registration is all that is required. If you've already completed the process, you are not required to register again. Please verify your email address given at the initial registration.

MyBenefits Registration Guide

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.