Benefits News and Events

Voluntary Vision Insurance Open Enrollment for 2018 is going on now!

The annual open enrollment period for the voluntary vision insurance plans is now through February 28, 2018. If you are currently enrolled and do not want to make changes, no action is required. An online enrollment is required if you would like to enroll for coverage, cancel coverage, add or change the members enrolled, or move from one plan to the other. Please visit the UI Two Rivers website for more detailed plan information and to enroll or make changes. The effective date for all new enrollments and changes is April 1, 2018.


Questions should be directed to Two Rivers Insurance Services at 800-728-9620 or


Important tax form information for 2018:

As part of the ACA legislation, the university is required to provide 1095 tax forms as proof of health coverage. If you chose to receive your form by online delivery, you will receive an email to let you know that your form is ready and available for you to print or download. If you did not choose online delivery, you will be receiving your form by mail by the end of January. 


Saving Extra For Retirement

You can now start, stop, or change your contribution to a Voluntary Retirement Savings Account quickly and easily on Employee Self Service.


IPERS is coming to an area near you to provide individual counseling sessions. Get detailed information about your retirement account. Learn more about possible retirement dates, benefit option payouts, and service purchase options.

Kirkwood Linn County Regional Center
ICAN Entrance
1770 Boyson Road
Hiawatha, IA
Individual Appointments available April 23, 24, 25, & 26, 2018

Kirkwood Regional Center at University of Iowa
2301 Oakdale Blvd
Lower Level
Coralville, IA 
Individual Appointments available April 30, May 1, 2, & 3, 2018

Pre-registration is needed to attend an individual appointment.

To schedule an individual appointment, contact IPERS at 1-800-622-3849.

Benefits Office

Campus address
120 USB
U.S. mailing address
The University of Iowa
University Benefits Office
120 University Services Bldg.
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm