This policy outlines the guidelines and procedures for granting Allied Status to a non-University organization.
This policy applies to University units that wish to sponsor, for Allied Status, non-University organizations, such as government agencies and commercial, professional, technical, and public service organizations, located in the Champaign-Urbana community.
The Office of Corporate Relations (OCR) manages the process for obtaining Allied Status. Requests for Allied Status are submitted by OCR to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research for final approval.
Allied Status may be granted to a governmental organization, a professional/technical/public service organization, or a commercial organization. Commercial Allied Status is limited to private companies located in the University of Illinois Research Park. Individuals do not qualify for Allied Status. Members or employees of organizations granted Allied Status may share in the benefits accorded or avail themselves of the services made available by the University to that Allied Organization, but in no event will any type of tuition or fee waiver be conferred upon employees of an Allied Organization.
Allied Status means recognition by the University that a governmental, professional/technical/public service, or commercial organization has a cooperative and beneficial relationship with a sponsoring University unit.
Allied Commercial Organization means a private company located in the University of Illinois Research Park.
Allied Governmental Organization means a federal, state, or local governmental agency directly associated with the University that supports specific aspects of the University’s program and located in the Champaign-Urbana community.
Allied Organization means an organization that has been granted Allied Status.
Allied Professional/Technical/Public Service Organization means a professional, technical, or public service organization located in the Champaign-Urbana community that contributes directly to a University program.
Benefits mean access to certain University services and benefits granted to Allied Organizations and their employees, depending upon the Allied Organization’s relationship to the University’s educational programs, its proximity to the campus, and the availability of the services and benefits.
University Related Organizations means specific legal entities that are separate from the University yet related for financial reporting purposes. The University currently has seven UROs.
University Related Organizations are not covered by this policy.