BENEFITS AND SURS
Assistance, direction, or advice from counselors is available for insurance and other benefits related problems or inquiries at the Benefits Center, Room 305 Human Resources Building, 715 South Wood, 996-6471. The Benefits Center also provides assistance with 403b and 457 plans.
The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) provides retirement, disability, and survivor benefits to all university employees. If you have any questions regarding SURS, write to State Universities Retirement System, 1901 Fox Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61820 or call 1-800-ASK-SURS. Information may also be obtained from the SURS Web site or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Employee Assistance Service (EAS) provides free, professional, confidential assessments, short-term counseling referrals, and follow-up for UIC employees and their families. For more information contact the University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Human Resources at 996-3588.
CAN provides a team approach to advocacy in order to assist UIC staff who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, and hate crimes. Advocacy means that CAN assists staff in navigating this process. CAN outlines options and supports the staff member by making phone calls, assisting with safety planning coordinating different services, and/or accompanying the staff member to appointments or court appearances. CAN IS located in Room 802, University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St., (312) 413-1025.
UIC Children's Center is located at two on-campus sites and provides full-day early childhood education services to preschool children of UIC students, faculty, and staff.