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State Universities Annuitants Association (SUAA)

SURS administers your benefits - SUAA advocates for these on your behalf.

SUAA represents all state university and community college retirees and current employees for matters pertaining to Retirement Benefits. To Protect Your Future Retirement benefits, become a member of SUAA today. Annual dues are affordable.  PCAA is our local Chapter of SUAA.

SUAA can trace its beginnings back to 1971. SUAA successfully lobbied to establish the level of retirement benefits that current retirees enjoy, including the constitutionally mandated three percent annual increase for annuity payments.  SUAA also played a significant role in establishing health insurance for annuitants.

What can you do?
Become a member.  SUAA membership currently stands at about 15,000 persons; but to be more effective in lobbying, we need to DOUBLE our memberships.  Annual dues are affordable.

Interested in joining Parkland's SUAA Chapter?  There are two ways to join:

  • Online at - click on join now and pay dues online.
  • Print and complete a Membership Application. Completed applications and checks should be mailed to:
             Dale Creekmur (Membership Chair)
             1587 Hancock Dr.
             Urbana, IL 61802-7550
*Note, annual dues for SUAA are not eligible for Parkland payroll deduction.

The "Donut Hole" Committee is the Executive Board for the Parkland College Annuitants Association (PCAA), a chapter of the State Universities & Annuitants Association.

Meetings are held weekly every Wednesday morning, 9:30 a.m., at the "Hardee's" on South Neil St. in Champaign. Our committee is both a business and a social group. Please feel free to join us each week!


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