Membership Option #1

When you become a contributing member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association, you join an elite Illini community. It’s a community of well-informed and involved alumni and friends who are working together to make a positive impact on the University of Illinois.

Membership Benefits

Careers Center: 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! 

Gain electronic access to one of the nation’s largest public university libraries.

Alumni can enjoy numerous academic and trade journals as well as historical newspapers and statistical data sets.

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

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. 

Hail to the Orange! With two flex tickets, cheer on the Illini at any sporting event of your choosing.

Also enjoy complimentary access to the football Pre-game Homecoming tailgate.

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.

Spotlight News discount: (contract in progress – with legal; marketing language must be provided by Spotlight News.) Spotlight news is the Spotify of news, allowing individuals to customize their access to local and national news offerings including the Chicago Tribune and Daily Illini.

Become a Member

Choose which fund you would like to support with a portion of your membership.

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. Join / Renew

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. Join / Renew

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. Join / Renew

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Health Sciences Priority Fund Illinois Commitment Scholarship Fund UIUC Chancellor’s 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.
Join / Renew
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.
Join / Renew
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.

Join / Renew