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Giving Preferences
(UPDATED MARCH 31, 2020)

To do our part to stem the COVID-19 pandemic, the UIS Office of Advancement will be closed throughout the month of April. All staff are working remotely.

We at UIS are thankful for the continued support of our many alumni and friends. If you are moved to do so at this time, donations can be mailed to the U of I Foundation, where they will be processed as promptly as possible. The address there is: University of Illinois Foundation, PO Box 734500, Chicago, IL 60673-4500.

Donations can also be made online by visiting

Please email if you have any questions, and someone will get back to you as soon as possible to assist you.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation at this time. Together, we can make a difference.

4 ways to make a gift to UIS

  1. Give securely online to the fund of your choice.
    Choose from the list below or from our Complete List of Funds. Then use the Donate button for the exact fund you want in order to reach a secure online giving page. Making an unrestricted gift to the UIS Fund is easy.
  2. Mail in a check.
    Make the check payable to UIS/UIF (University of Illinois Foundation). Send the check along with a gift card (download it here – a PDF) to the Office of Advancement, University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, MS PAC 591, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407. You can also write where you want your gift to go on the check’s comment line.
  3. Use payroll deduction.
    If you are a UIS faculty or staff member, you can give conveniently through a payroll deduction. You can find the Payroll Deduction Form on this page: (copy and paste the URL; link will not work in Chrome). Fill it out and then email the form.
  4. Give in person.
    Make your gift in person at UIS, in the Office of Advancement (PAC 591).

List of Funds