University of Illinois System

Required Employment Notices and Posters

Pre-Employment Notices & Statements

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please review our non-discrimination statement and additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment and we welcome applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds and identities. The University of Illinois System does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on their real or perceived race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, genetic information, marital status, disability, sexual orientation including gender identity, unfavorable discharge from the military or status as a protected veteran and will comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, orders and regulations. Visit University of Illinois Non-Discrimination Statement

Criminal Background Check

The University of Illinois System conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Convictions are not a bar to employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with state and federal law.

Prior Sexual Misconduct Check

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.


As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

Export Control Review

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois System are also contingent upon a satisfactory export control review in accordance with U.S. export control laws and regulations and all University policies and procedures related to export controls.

Vaccination Requirement

University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics employees are encouraged to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations and will be offered the vaccine as applicable. As an exception, there are two groups that must be vaccinated: researchers in COM doing Covid lab work with the vaccine and Police Academy new recruits must be vaccinated prior to beginning training. All other University of Illinois System employees are strongly encouraged to stay up to date with the most recent vaccination available as a barrier to serious illness.

Personnel Record Review

Illinois Personnel Record Review Act (820 ILCS 40) grants employees the right with certain exceptions to review and, when appropriate, to append their personnel records. To request your records, contact your HR office.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports

Each university makes available an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. These reports include statistics from the previous three years concerning crime that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the university and statistics for fires in on-campus housing. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and other safety information along with fire safety policies and procedures. Copies of these reports are on each university's website:

Federal & State Employment Posters

The following is a list of posters that are required by the Federal and State government to be displayed in a conspicuous place so as to permit employees to readily observe them. This list is not exhaustive, and dependent on your specific discipline, additional postings may be required. Please visit the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) Required Postings page or the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Poster Page for additional information.

Federal Posters

State of Illinois Posters

Posters for All 50 States

If you are working outside of Illinois, other labor law and workplace posters likely apply. Please see Employment Posters for All 50 States and find your state to view relevant employment posters.