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The Faculty & Staff Campaign is a fun way to acknowledge the importance of employees at UIS and to remember the rich history of employee involvement at UIS and SSU. We want to encourage new donations but we also want to thank the many employees who already give to UIS. You are an important part of the Faculty & Staff Campaign!

Upcoming Events

Day of Giving on March 6, 2025

Mark your calendars for next year! We'll be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Faculty & Staff Campaign. More details will be announced this fall.

2024 Campaign

2024 Kickoff Celebration

More than 35 different areas across campus came together at the kickoff celebration on February 29, 2024, each sharing stories about the transformative power a gift can make. It was an inspiring showcase of how each contribution, no matter the size, can create ripples of change across our university. Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's campaign - either by attending the kickoff celebration, making a gift or spreading the word!

2024 Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding for the 2024 Faculty & Staff Campaign has ended. A record-breaking $14,146 was raised for the campaign through crowdfunding. Thank you for your generosity! While the crowdfunding portion of the campaign has ended, any gifts made by employees by June 30 will be counted toward this year's campaign. Please consider making a gift to any area(s) at UIS that mean that most to you.

Why give?

Faculty and staff members often find that their passions and interests intersect with the mission and programs at UIS. In addition to the time and talent you share each day through your work, giving back offers an opportunity to come together to work to change our community for the better. We are lucky to have such generous employees at UIS: During the 2023 fiscal year, a record-breaking 53.4% of UIS employees made at least one (but often more than one) gift to UIS! Gifts of any amount, to any area of UIS, “count” as part of the campaign.

To answer questions and provide encouragement to give, each unit on campus has a Faculty and Staff Campaign ambassador.

Donations can be made online or, if you prefer, payroll deduction. You can always call the Division of Advancement at 217-206-6058 for more information as well.

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Thank You

Thank you to all the UIS employees who have generously donated to UIS during this year's campaign.


Please contact the Division of Advancement.