Elevate Your Career Game with Illini Excellence!

Ignite your career journey with the Illini Excellence package! As a member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association, you get a one-hour session of career-enhancing services.  Opt for a LinkedIn profile turbocharge, resume transformation, simulated interviews, or personalized career strategy coaching. Unleash your potential and conquer your professional trajectory with confidence!”

Benefits for Members

Members will receive one hour of career coaching from Illinois alum Julie Bartimus. With over 20 years of experience coaching in all phases of the career journey, Julie has experience coaching alumni from new grads to career transitions.

Whether you need help polishing your resume and LinkedIn profile, creating a personal branding strategy, or launching your next career search, Illinois is here for you! 

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On a quarterly basis, alumni members will receive the Illinois Alumni, the award-winning print magazine detailing the accomplishments of the Illini family.

Fighting Illini Football Tickets

UIAA Alumni Association members will enjoy a discount on Illinois’ Homecoming football game tickets each year. Each year, the UIAA will distribute a special promo code good for a discount on homecoming tickets.

Atkins Golf Course

UIAA membership includes discounted rates on regular greens fee and cart fee at the Atkins Golf Club at University of Illinois (valid for UIAA member’s golf only). Discounted rates are available Monday-Thursday before 3pm. Atkins Golf Club at the University of Illinois is located at 2560 Stone Creek Blvd., Urbana, IL.

Discounts are as follows:
18 holes riding $55 (rack rate $69)
18 holes walking $40 (rack rate $49)
9 holes riding $36 (rack rate $39)
9 holes walking $26 (rack rate $29)

Join the nation’s premier university performing arts center, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, for an annual virtual performance with a world-class artist.

Twice annually, members will be treated to a virtual tour by the director/curators of the Krannert Art Museum which features a rich collection of fine arts from across the globe and vibrant exhibitions.

Members receive a 15% off rate at the Illini Union Hotel! Whatever brings you back to the university, we’re happy to host! To book this member rate, just call the hotel front desk at 217-333-1241 and provide your UIAA membership number. Guests must provide proof of membership upon arrival in order to receive this discount.

Rate is not available for special event dates (Commencement, Homecoming, Mom’s Weekend, Dad’s Weekend, football weekends, etc.).

Whether your wear your Illini pride, or bring it with you to the office, make sure the orange and blue is always within reach! Alumni members receive a 10% discount at the Illini Union Bookstore on all branded merchandise.

OLLI at Illinois is a lifelong learning community designed for adults fifty or older who want to remain intellectually active and engaged. Throughout the year, OLLI offers courses taught by current and retired university faculty and area experts, member-led study groups and interest groups, and a wide range of lectures. UIAA membership includes 10% discount on OLLI membership. https://olli.illinois.edu/

Just because you graduated, doesn’t mean you stopped learning. As an alum, you have exclusive access to a range of webinars and online events.

Become a Member

When you join the Alumni Association as a member, part of your membership includes a charitable gift to the University of Illinois. Our alumni are making a difference across campus and around the world by supporting students and the groundbreaking research completed at the University. Please choose one fund below that the University has designated as a priority to start the membership process.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Health Sciences Priority Fund

Contributions to this fund will be put to immediate use in support of the most urgent projects and COVID19 initiatives pertaining to Health Sciences across all UIUC colleges, units and institutes.

Illinois Commitment Scholarship Fund

The economic effects of COVID-19 and recent circumstances related to racial inequities continue to shake our communities, and many of our Illinois families will be deeply impacted in the years to come. Part of our land grant mission is to provide Illinois residents with affordable access to our world-class university.

Through the Illinois Commitment program, we will cover tuition and fees, for up to four years, for all qualified in-state students. To learn more about the program and eligibility criteria, please visit admissions.illinois.edu/commitment.

UIUC Chancellor’s Fund

Your gift to the Chancellor’s Fund will provide University leadership flexible funding that can easily be directed to where resources are needed most. Examples where these funds may have a critical impact include:

• Faculty and student costs related to remote learning.
• Student fees forgiveness.
• Emergency Scholarship Funds.
• Counseling Services.
• Other unforeseen challenges.