Discounts offered to State of Illinois, U of I, by ChrisPotter


									                            Discounts offered for State of Illinois or UIC employees
             Visit 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: 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
    a PIN.

    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.

Library Services

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.

Shared Benefits

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 for more information.
Tuition Waivers

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,

Apple Products:


                               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


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