It is our commitment to keep the University 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 campus and/or result in an Administrative Closure decision.
In the case of severe weather, the University may choose one of the following courses of action: Read More.
For instructions on how to report severe Weather (unplanned) administrative Closure, please read here.
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 Marge Hewitt in Human Resources at 309-438-3946 if you have additional questions.
The Domestic Partner Benefits policy is currently under review by Human Resources and the Faculty Affairs sub-committee of the Academic Senate. While necessary revisions are being made to ensure the policy reflects the State of Illinois' recent recognition of civil unions, the health insurance reimbursement portion of the policy will remain in place for employees in same or opposite sex domestic partner relationships not eligible for benefits through the State Employees Group Insurance Act. If you have questions or need information about domestic partner benefits, please contact your Benefits Counselor at 438-8311.
The "Return to Work" legislation (40 ILCS 5/15-139.5) was enacted in August 2012. Provisions of that Act will take effect in August 2013. Read More.
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:
|Period Ends Employee Timesheet Due||Final Manager Approval Due (4:00 PM)|
|February 15th||February 18th|
|February 28th||March 4th|
|March 15th||March 18th|
|March 30th||April 2nd|
|April 15th||April 17th|
|April 30th||May 2nd|
Pay Dates and Payroll Calendars are available on the Payroll Website