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“We enjoy working with students to find their own passions at Illinois State.”
Gilbert D. Gutierrez, Lindsay Vahl, Rachel Caracci, Matthew Keegan
Office of Admissions Staff
“Working at ISU is about providing the highest level of service to our campus community, and exemplifying the true spirit of teamwork.”
Aaron Woodruff
University Police Chief
“I enjoy working in a safe and inclusive environment, with an immeasurable amount of support. Every day is an adventure!!!”
Robert A. Braswell
Residence Hall Coordinator, Watterson Towers
“The environment and people here really support personal and professional growth, as well as fostering a strong-knit community.”
Rosie Hauck
Associate Professor
“I am passionate about giving our student employees creative, hands on opportunities that provide them with a positive outlook into the world of food.”
Desarae Topolski
Food Service Administrator II


New Employee Orientation Changes

In 2013, a cross-functional team was created to address concerns with the current New Employee Orientation Process. This team reviewed the information identified by the strategic plan working groups, reviewed orientation processes at universities across the country and developed a plan to enhance New Employee Orientation. Read More.


The annual limits have increased for 2015 from $17,500 to $18,000 for 403(b) and 457(b) elective deferrals and from $5,500 to $6,000 for the age-50 catch-up contributions. If you are already participating, now is a great time to review your deferrals in light of these new limits.  Not participating?  Check out the supplemental retirement savings plans page for more information, including how to enroll.

Severe Weather

The University is committed to remain open during severe weather if at all possible. However, it is important to clarify in advance what the expectations of our employees will be in the event severe winter weather should cause difficulty traveling to or from campus and result in weather related operations and decisions.

In the case of severe weather, the University may choose one of the following courses of action: Read More.


Please read the special-edition Advocate newsletter carefully – click here. It explains in detail how the new pension reform law affects members enrolled in the Tier I Defined Benefit retirement plan.
Read More.

Same-Sex Ruling and your State of Illinois Benefits

Recently, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service ruled that same‐sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize same‐sex marriages, will be treated as married for federal income tax purposes. We are providing the following documentation to help anyone this ruling applies to.

Please contact Human Resources at 309-438-8311 if you have additional questions.

Rehiring Retirees/Affected Annuitants

The "Return to Work" legislation (40 ILCS 5/15-139.5) was enacted in August 2012. Provisions of that Act took effect in August 2013. Read More.


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To ensure timely payment, leave balance updates, and compliance with the State Ethics Act, employee time must be reported online at in iPeople. Here is a quick look at upcoming time reporting due dates:

End of Pay Period: Manager Approval Deadline:
Sunday, Feb. 15 Tuesday, Feb. 17
Saturday, Feb. 28 Tuesday, Mar. 3
Sunday, Mar. 15 Tuesday, Mar. 17

Click here to view a full 2015 calendar of dates for deadlines to submit and approve time

Pay Dates and Payroll Calendars are available on the
Payroll Website

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