Student Programs

University Academic Programs and Services (UAPS) 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.