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September 25, 2023
Annual Benefits Enrollment: September 25 - October 20, 2023
The Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period starts Monday, September 25 and goes through October 20, 2023. Take this time to review your benefits and enroll or make changes. Changes made during ABE are effective January 1, 2024.

September 20, 2023
Annual Benefits Enrollment: Health Insurance Study
The 2024 Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period is Monday, September 25 through Friday, October 20, 2023. As part of ABE, a research study is being conducted to learn more about how well UW System employees understand the health insurance plan design options available to them in the State Group Health Insurance Program.

September 18, 2023
Supplement Your Retirement Savings: Enroll in the UW 403(b) Program
As a University of Wisconsin System employee, you are eligible for the UW 403(b) Supplemental Retirement Program (SRP) – a voluntary supplemental retirement savings plan administered by UW System specifically for UW employees.

September 18, 2023
Choosing Between a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) and a Non-HDHP
The Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period is September 25-October 20, 2023. ABE gives you the opportunity to enroll in or make changes to most benefits for coverage effective January 1, 2024. It is important to select the health insurance plan design and carrier that best fits your needs.

August 28, 2023
2024 Benefits Highlights
The Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period is September 25 – October 20, 2023. This is your opportunity to enroll in or change your benefits and/or dependents for the upcoming calendar year.

August 8, 2023
Register for your Flu Vaccine Appointment
The Well Wisconsin Program offers workplace flu vaccine clinics.

July 13, 2023 · Updated: September 12, 2023
Submit Leave Reports by September 30, 2023
Faculty, Academic Staff and Limited Appointees must submit monthly leave reports for each appointment.

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September 5, 2023
Deadline to Earn Your Well Wisconsin Program Incentive
Earn your $150 Well Wisconsin Program incentive by completing a health assessment, health check, and one well-being activity.

September 1, 2023
WRS News Online, September 2023
WRS News Online is for active members of the Wisconsin Retirement System. The newsletter is a joint publication of the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) and the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB).

September 1, 2023
Deadlines to Use Floating Legal Holidays
Sunday, December 24, 2023 (Christmas Eve) and Sunday, December 31, 2023 (New Year’s Eve) are floating legal holidays which eligible employees must use by the deadline.

August 22, 2023
ETF In-Person Group Retirement Appointments
The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) is offering in-person group retirement appointments statewide.

August 15, 2023
Know Your Benefits: College Students and Health Insurance Benefits
If you have a child in college that you cover as a dependent on your State Group Health Insurance plan, here are some tips about their coverage.

July 10, 2023
Review Your Beneficiary Designations
When was the last time you reviewed your beneficiary designations?

June 26, 2023 · Updated: August 10, 2023
Bank Unused Vacation Hours
Faculty, Academic Staff and Limited Appointees with a 12-month appointment have an annual opportunity to bank unused vacation after completing 10 or more fiscal years (July 1 through June 30) of continuous service.

May 16, 2023
Update on COVID-19 Test and Vaccine Coverage Information
The federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ended May 11, 2023. This may affect your health insurance coverage through the State Group Health Insurance Program.