The USG has developed a new website for 2018 Open Enrollment to allow employees to view and make changes to their benefits selections.  All 2018 Open Enrollment changes must be completed during the Open Enrollment period from October 30 through November 10, 2017. If you have questions or need help, please call the Benefits Call Center at 1-844-587-4236. Expert representatives are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Open Enrollment exceptions will not be allowed unless there is a system error or administrative error.

To assist employees with preparations for Open Enrollment, SGSC’s Human Resource Department has the following Powerpoint Training Course you may download and view: 

Open Enrollment Training

Information for after retirement:  Human Resources works with the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia and several Optional Retirement plans to help you secure a safe and comfortable retirement. Contact our retirement specialist when you have questions or concerns.

All regular employees of SGSC are required by the Act of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia to participate in a retirement program. 


Additional Information:


Social Security Sign-up Information

Social Security has a new online retirement application.  It’s so easy!

You can apply for retirement benefits from the comfort of your home or office at There’s no need to drive to your local Social Security office or wait for an appointment with a Social Security representative. You can complete the new online retirement application in as little as 15 minutes.