Funds That Support Athletics


Athletics Points of Pride (2018-19 School Year)

Through April 12

  • 14 All-GLVC Performers
  • 4 All-Region Performers
  • 2 All-Americans
  • 1 First-Team Academic All-American (first in UIS athletics history)
  • Ten of the 17 sports programs at UIS had their best seasons since the move to the NCAA Division II level
  • Volleyball qualified for the NCAA Division II Tournament for the first time in program history, and won its first GLVC Championship
  • Blake Jones won the first individual track and field conference championship in program history
  • In Fall 2018, UIS athletics had a 3.30 GPA; 72.4 percent of student-athletes had a GPA of 3.00 or higher, and 24 had a perfect 4.00 GPA

Giving Opportunities

Annual Fund (Unrestricted)

Gifts to this unrestricted fund provide support wherever its needed most by UIS Athletics, making your gift especially powerful.  If you choose to, you can receive benefits when you give to this fund. Go to the Athletics Annual Giving page to view a table of these benefits, all your giving options and Donate buttons for easy online giving.


Stars Athletics Scholarship Society Fund (unrestricted for scholarships)

This fund collects all unrestricted gifts for scholarships, allowing Athletics staff to use the scholarships where most needed to encourage stellar athletic programs and meet student-athletes’ needs.

Selected Athletics Scholarships

  • Aydin Gonulsen Scholarship
  • Manny Velasco Scholarship

Athletics Funds by Team

  • Men’s Baseball Fund
  • Men’s Basketball Fund
  • Women’s Basketball Fund
  • Cheerleading Program Fund
  • Men’s Cross Country Fund
  • Women’s Cross Country Fund
  • Men’s Golf Fund
  • Women’s Golf Fund
  • Men’s Soccer Fund
  • Women’s Soccer Fund
  • Men’s Tennis Fund
  • Women’s Tennis Fund
  • Women’s Softball Fund
  • Women’s Volleyball Fund

Athletics Capital (Facility) Projects


UIS Athletics welcomes your questions. Please contact Roy L. Brown, Deputy Athletics Director, by email or phone at 217.206.8547.