University employees may be eligible for one of two benefit programs:
The University also offers certain optional benefit plans, which may be available to additional groups of employees.
Change Your Benefits
Changes to many benefit plans can be made only during the annual open enrollment or when experiencing a qualifying life event.
SEGIP: Benefit Choice occurs during May, with changes effective July 1.
RSL BasicCare: Open Enrollment occurs in the Fall, with changes effective January 1.
Some plans allow enrollment and changes at any time, although depending on the plan, certification of good health may be required:
Eligible employees are required to participate in the State Universities Retirement System.
State of Illinois Benefit Programs
Eligible employees may participate in a variety of State of Illinois
benefits administered through the Department of Central Management
Service (CMS). These benefits include:
University Benefit Plans
Eligible employees may participate in a variety of supplemental plans.
State Employees Group Insurance Program (SEGIP)
Closed Benefit Plans
These benefit plans are closed to new enrollees. Information is included as reference for individuals who are already enrolled or grandfathered.