ALTOGETHER EXTRAORDINARY

The University of Illinois System is populated with innovative, diverse, globally engaged citizens and leaders across the state. We enrich our culture and society, create prosperity, and serve the public good. New breakthroughs foster economic growth and solve society's biggest challenges. Combined, the three universities are greater than the sum of their parts–and it is altogether extraordinary. Click on any of the four areas below to read stories about how our universities are leaders in innovation, committed to access, solving global challenges, and advancing healthcare.

Leaders in Innovation
Committed to Access
Addressing Global Challenges
Advancing Health

 

OUR CAMPAIGNS

Our universities have embarked on ambitious philanthropic campaigns to support students, world-class faculty, pioneering research, and state-of-the art facilities. Learn how you can help:

Visit With I: the campaign for Illinois
Visit IGNITE: the campaign for UIC
visit Reaching Stellar: the campaign for UIS

For more information on supporting us, visit THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS FOUNDATION

OUR IMPACT

We are the state's largest system of higher education, with more than 83,300 students. In addition to our three main campuses, the U of I System has regional campuses, the UI Health hospital and clinics, research facilities, and Extension offices throughout the state. Explore more about the impact of the U of I System. 

academic excellence

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

research and discovery

RESEARCH & DISCOVERY

public engagement

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

economic development

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

healthcare

HEALTHCARE

Learn more about the system