All academic staff members are compensated for services in 12 monthly installments or on a pro rata basis for shorter periods. Services over the academic year (August 16-May 15) are paid over 12 months (August 16-August 15). Certain exceptions allow for compensation for services in nine monthly installments for nine-month academic year service. The exceptions include:
1. All Graduate Assistants on nine-month contracts are required to be paid over nine months and are not allowed to choose a 9/12 payment schedule;
2. Visiting China Scholars are required to be paid over nine months;
3. Faculty on terminal year contracts are required to be paid on a 9/12 payment schedule;
4. Faculty who, as employees of Sangamon State University, were paid their nine-month academic year contract salaries in nine monthly installments (August 16-May 15) may elect to continue that arrangement on an irrevocable basis with future changes allowed only when requested prior to the start of a future academic term.
All other visiting or permanent faculty are required to be paid on a 9/12 payment schedule.
Paydays are scheduled for the 16th of each month. When the 16th day falls on a holiday or on a weekend, the payday occurs on the immediately preceding work day.
Contact the UIS Payroll Office: 217-206-7144