Employee Non-Monetary Benefits

Cell phone carrier discounts, car discounts, and more! Are you taking full advantage of all the perks of working at UIS? The UIS Academic Professional Advisory Committee (APAC) has put together the attached resource listing many of the benefits available to UIS employees. We hope that you will find this list useful and if you have more to add, please let us know (apac@uis.edu).

Employee Non-Monetary Benefits

The Employee Benefits listed below can be found here.

AAA (Roadside Assistance) Membership

AAA offers a group rate (15% off Basic) membership fee and waiver of $10 enrollment fee.

Computer Hardware, Software, & Accessories

  • Illini Union Tech Zone (UIUC) – University employees can make purchases through Illini Union Tech Zone to receive discounted pricing on desktop and laptop computers, iPods, and more. Apple, Hewlett Packard, Lenovo, Microsoft, and Dell products are available.
  • UIC Bookstore – Students and staff are eligible to receive discounts on computers, software and other accessories at the UIC Bookstore.
  • WebStore – Students, faculty, and staff on all three U of I campuses – in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield – are eligible to receive significant discounts on over 150 software applications offered by the University of Illinois WebStore.

i-card Perks

Get discounts with your i-card! i-card Perks organizes discounts on dinners out, ice cream, lawn care, and more from local participating merchants. This free service is for all i-card holders.

Magellan Discount Program

State employees are offered access to a discount program through the Employee Assistance Program vendor, Magellan. A wide range of discounts are offered including health and wellness, entertainment, restaurants, travel and more.

Relocation Assistance

Information on relocation assistance can be found on the Purchasing web site. The contracts described have been awarded to moving companies to help employees and new hires move their belongings.

Travel Discounts

Information on travel discounts can be found on the OBFS web site. Discounts are available through preferred vendors for travel transportation and lodging.

Vehicle Discounts

Cellular Phone Discounts

  • AT&T
  • Sprint
  • T-Mobile
  • Verizon

Confidential State Employee Assistance Program


Tuition Benefits

Take classes at UIS and have tuition waived. https://www.uis.edu/humanresources/benefits/tuitionwaiver/

Also there is a half tuition waiver for children of employees after 7 years of employment. https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/cf/index.cfm?Item_id=1144

UIS Campus Recreation

UIS non-recreation members can rent outdoor equipment for affordable rates.


And More

As a UIS employee, you have a voice in University affairs accorded by participation in APAC and other committees. In addition, UIS employees enjoy employee recognition programs and a wonderful working environment made that way by talented groundskeepers and great colleagues!