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Frequently Asked Questions About Resigning

When will I receive my vacation payout?

Employees may receive their vacation payout the following pay period after their departure. It is the employee’s responsibility to make sure work hours are entered prior to the departure and to maintain their vacation hours. Please follow up with the Payroll Department with questions concerning vacation payout. (312) 362-8692 ​

When will my health care benefits end?

An employee’s health benefits may continue until the end of the month the employee has resigned. For example, if an employee’s last day worked is Feb.​ 7, benefits will end on Feb. 28. Please contact Benefits at (312) 362-8232 or​ for further information regarding your health benefits. ​

How will I be notified about my COBRA eligibility?

Employees will automatically receive a packet concerning COBRA and additional benefits information via U.S. postal mail upon leaving the university. ​

What will happen with my 403(b) and retirement plan?

Employees may contact the Benefits team at (312) 362-8232 with questions regarding their retirement plan. Employees can also contact the 403(b) vendors directly:
Fidelity: (800) 343-0860
TIAA-CREF: (800) 842-2776 ​