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This website is maintained by the Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois (TRS) to provide general information about TRS and as a convenient reference for members, retirees, and participating employers. However, this site should not be relied upon as an original reference source of laws, rules, policies or procedures governing TRS.

Information contained in this site is for general information only and does not create, alter, or affect any right, claim, or entitlement to a benefit under TRS. The Illinois Pension Code enacted by the Illinois General Assembly is the official authority and original reference source of TRS. That law, as applied through the rules and procedures adopted by TRS, prevails in all questions of interpretation, operation, and administration of TRS.

The information contained on this site is summary in nature and does not include all conditions, limitations, or exceptions that may be applicable to a particular situation. Every effort has been made to present current information without inaccuracies. However, errors, additions, deletions, and changes in the laws or procedures may occur and could make the information currently posted out of date or inaccurate. Therefore, users of this website are advised of their responsibility to contact TRS directly for specific information relating to benefits and to confirm the accuracy, completeness, and currency of the posted information. The Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois assumes no liability with respect to any actions taken as a result of or in connection with viewing any information contained on this site.

This website provides links to other sites that may be useful or of interest to users. The links are for informational purposes only, and their inclusion does not imply endorsement by TRS of any vendor, product, or services. Furthermore, the Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois is not responsible for the content or privacy practices used by other site owners, and users are cautioned to exercise their own best judgment before sending personal or confidential information over the internet.