Employee Benefits and Leave

UIS pondImportant Updates:

The University of Illinois Springfield offers a wide variety of benefits for faculty and staff.

Employees can choose from a number of competitive health insurance plans, a dental plan, flexible spending plans, several types of term life insurance, long term disability insurance, supplemental investment programs and additional optional offerings. Employees and their children may also be eligible for tuition waivers.

In addition to the benefits mentioned above, UIS provides sick time, shared benefits leave, vacation time, floating holidays, several paid holidays and other opportunities to take time away from work when necessary.

Employees are also protected by a university-funded workers’ compensation program.


Employee Benefits

Employee Leave

Sick leave and Funeral leave policy changes effective January 31, 2017

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Benefits contact:

University Payroll and Benefits (UPB)

One University Plaza, BSB 85

Springfield, IL 62703

(217) 206-7144


  • Susan M. Strickler
    Assistant Director, UPB UIS Operations
    ph (217) 300-6843 or (217) 206-7144
    fax (217) 244-3135
  • Jennifer McDowell
    Business Administrative Associate, UPB UIS Payroll and benefits
    ph (217) 300-0913 or (217) 206-7144
    fax (217) 244-3135

UIS Leave contact:

  • Office of Human Resources
    (217) 206-6652