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Benefits summary.


UIC and the State of Illinois offer a competitive benefits package to all its staff members, most of which are effective on your first day of work. They include:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life, disability and AD&D insurance
  • A defined benefit pension plan
  • 403(b) and 457 supplemental retirement savings plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eleven paid holidays each year and two floating holidays
  • About five weeks of vacation and five weeks of sick time per year
  • Significant tuition discounts for staff and children at any U of I campus and select other Illinois universities


  • Discounts: Employees receive reduced rates on campus events and programs and services and at many off-campus retailers.
  • Recreation: State of the art Sports & Fitness Center and the Student Recreation Facility are available to all employees at discounted membership rates.
  • Commuting: Situated among many highways and with ample parking, UIC is easily accessible for drivers. Commuters benefit from many CTA bus and el train stops throughout campus. A transit program provides for cost savings on Metra and CTA transportation.
  • Child care: Full day child care is available for children of UIC students, faculty and staff.

Benefits and perks are subject to change at anytime and can vary for civil-service appointments. Please visit University of Illinois Benefits for full details.