University of Illinois


Contact USP

University-wide Student Programs
506 S. Wright Street
363 Henry Admin. (MC 307)
Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: (217) 333-2030
Fax: (217) 244-3173

University-Wide Student Programs

What We Do

University-wide Student Programs (USP) is an administrative unit which provides staff support to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and coordinates university-wide student policies and programs across the campuses in areas including admissions, student financial assistance, and residency for tuition purposes.

This unit manages the President's Award Program; provides coordination of university-wide activities related to Admissions and formulates policy for consideration by the Board of Trustees; coordinates and administers university-wide student scholarships; is responsible for development of University Residency Policies and for Illinois residency appeals from students on the campuses; is responsible for tuition appeals from students on the campuses; analyzes implications of changes in state and federal programs and regulations related to areas of responsibility; and, responds to requests for information and assistance from the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, campus units, and external agencies.