Discounts offered for State of Illinois or UIC employees
Visit http://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu Select Benefits Tab; Discounts and Other Services
Get these specific discounts at the Events Centers at Student Center West or Student Center East
• AMC movie pass = $5.75 • Ravinia dollars $25 worth of Ravinia dollars = $20
• Sony or Loews Cineplex movie pass = $5.75 (use • Great America Six Flags = $31.50
anytime 10 days after new release) • Dragon Dollars used for meals at UIC cafeterias.
• Loews weekday pass (Monday-Thursday, $5.25)
Other discounts and benefits
• Verizon Wireless offers an 18% discount to all employees of the University of Illinois who purchase Verizon
Wireless cellular service through the State of Illinois Employee Cellular Program. Refer to the Verizon
Wireless web site for more information.
• Sprint PCS offers a 15% discount to employees of the University of Illinois. Please visit the website:
www.uol.ccgld.com to obtain further details on discounts for products and services.
• Cingular Wireless Discount Provide the "Foundation Number" 39476 when purchasing service. Current
Cingular customers can call 1-800-356-9752 and provide the Foundation Number to receive the discount.
• Ford Motor Company
The College Partner Recognition program, or the Ford X Plan, offers discounts to UI employees. These
discounts apply when purchasing or leasing eligible vehicles at participating Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Mazda,
Volvo and Land-Rover dealers.
To participate in the program, employees need to know UI's College Partner Recognition Code: UNVIL.
Next, obtain a PIN (Personal Identification Number) by visiting the Ford Partner web site or calling (877)
XPLAN-00. Employees also will need to provide their name, address and Social Security Number to receive
When visiting a participating dealer, identify UI as a College Partner Recognition participant and provide the
dealer with your PIN. After selecting an eligible vehicle, provide proof of employment through recent pay
stub, i-card or W-2. For more information, call (800) 348-7709. Identify that the university is participating in
the Ford X-Plan.
• The General Motors Supplier Discount is available to active full- and part-time employees of the University
of Illinois. Each dealer invoice lists a GM Supplier Discount Price, which is the special price you, as an
eligible Supplier Company employee, pay for that vehicle. To get the GM Supplier Discount, use company
code 822262 at the GM Supplier Discount Website or call 1-800-960-3375. You will then receive your
Personal Authorization Number. Take your Personal Authorization Number to a participating GM dealer to
get your vehicle discount.
You may borrow titles from UIC or from any library in the state’s I-Share consortium. Contact staff at your home
library’s Circulation or Access Services Desk for assistance.
A pool has been established to provide eligible employees who have exhausted all accumulated sick leave and,
if applicable, vacation leave, with the opportunity to receive additional leave days when a disability claim is
pending before the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) or when experiencing a catastrophic injury or
illness, depending on the type of employee. Employees must donate to the pool to receive leave from the pool.
Visit https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/cf/leave/index.cfm?Item_id=1358&rlink=1194 for more information.
Eligible employees can receive reduced tuition; your children can receive a 50% tuition waiver from any state
university in Illinois. Please visit the NESSIE for the tuition benefit policies and eligibility requirements; in the
Life Events sections of NESSIE, click on “Continuing your education”.
Computers – Apple and Dell
As a UIC Employee (appointed 50% - 100%), you may purchase your personal computer at a discount.
The University of Illinois at Chicago has discounts available for both Apple and Dell products. Contact the
UIC Microstation for more information, http://www.microstation.uic.edu/default.htm
University of Illinois – New Accommodations Provider
The University of Illinois has established a membership in Club Quarters™. Club Quarters owns and operates
full service hotels for the exclusive use of guests and employees of member companies. They offer a full range
of services for the business traveler. Members receive low rates (typically less than allowable State rates) for a
quality hotel room in 10 prime big city locations.
Club Quarters are located in: Chicago; Washington DC near the White House; New York, midtown;
Philadelphia near Liberty Place; Boston near Post Office Square and Faneuil Hall; London in the “City, near
the Bank of England and adjacent to St. Paul’s Cathedral”; San Francisco opposite Embarcadero Center and
Club Quarters provides four room sizes for long or short stays, a restaurant and bar, clubroom, fitness facility,
and meeting space.
Best Western 01026040 Big 10 Rate 800/528-1234
Club Quarters Univ.of IL member 212/575-0006
Hilton Stud/Faculty Disc 800/HILTONS
Holiday Inn 000176095 800/HOLIDAY
Howard Johnson’s 160617 800/654-2000
Marriott None Required 800/228-9290
Quality Inn Internt’l 026678 800/228-5050
Radisson Hotel WP1602 Big 10 Rate 800/333-3333
Ramada Inn 901597-Gov.Rate 800/2-RAMADA
Red Roof Inn CP514137 800/733-7663
Sheraton Stud/Fac.Disc 66764-CO 800/325-3535
When making any hotel/motel reservations, ask about “state employee discounts”. Many hotels will provide a
discount; you may need to provide your University ID.
Auto Rental Corporate ID# for UI Phone for Reservations
**National** (Preferred) 5004460 800/227-7368
Budget (State of IL) U009100 800/527-0700
Hertz (U of I) 215471 800/654-3011
Avis A/B 124900 800/331-1212