UIC United Faculty is an organization run by and for faculty members at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The more members get involved, the more effective our union will be. We strongly encourage every eligible faculty member at UIC to join our union!
You are eligible to join if you are full-time (51%+ appointment) tenure track faculty or full-time non-tenure track faculty who has either a terminal degree in your field, or four (4) consecutive semesters teaching, not including summer semesters, at UIC.
While all faculty represented by our union benefit from contract negotiations and support during grievances and discipline cases, our active members enjoy several benefits that non-members do not. Only union members can:
Dues are 1% of a member’s base pay. If you earn under $50,000 per year, dues are reduced to 0.5%.
Eligible faculty can join our union by:
A UIC United Faculty representative will confirm receipt of your completed application as soon as possible. It may take up to two (2) pay cycles for dues deduction to begin.