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Higher Education State Budget

The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) is required to annually submit to the Governor and the General Assembly budget recommendations for the ensuing fiscal year for higher education programs, pursuant to Section 8 of the Board of Higher Education Act. (110 ILCS 205)

Fiscal Affairs & Budgeting



The Fiscal Affairs division is responsible for researching, analyzing, and developing the annual recommendations with guidance from the Board members, information from the public universities and higher education agencies (Illinois Community College Board, Illinois Student Assistance Commission, and State University Civil Service Commission) and assistance from staff. In addition, the IBHE is to submit the recommendations from the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy pursuant to Section 9.18 of the Act. Each year the Board members review information regarding the context for budget development, consider the staff recommendations, and approve a final budget recommendation for higher education that is submitted to the Governor and General Assembly.

The Budget Office supports the daily operations of the Board and meets the fiscal requirements set by the laws, rules, regulations, and directives. The requirements includes performing daily operational accounting, processing payroll and benefits, purchasing, maintaining accounting records, providing financial reports, and meeting all compliance requirements. 


Appropriations


FY 15 - FY 17 Appropriation Data with SB 6 (1/2017)
FY 17 Supplemental Allocation of Financial Support for Essential Operations (1/2017)
FY 17 Supplemental Allocation of Financial Support for Essential Operations for Community Colleges (12/2016)
FY 16 & FY 17 Appropriations for Higher Education General Assembly Action (9/2016)
Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017 Appropriations for Higher Education Overview (Stop Gap I and Stop Gap II)(updated 8/2016)
Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations for Higher Education General Assembly Action(6/2015)
Fiscal Year 2015 for Governor's Action
Fiscal Year 2014 for Governor's Action
Fiscal Year 2013 for Governor's Action

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Budget Recommendations


Fiscal Year 2018
Fiscal Year 2017
Fiscal Year 2016
Fiscal Year 2015
Fiscal Year 2014

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Capital Projects


Capital Working Group (3/2017)
Noninstructional Capital Projects (NIC)
NIC Administrative Rules (23 Ill. Adm. Code 1040)
NIC Form 1 - Notice of Intent
NIC Form 2 - Project Request Form

Click on the Budget Recommendations tab on this page for requests and priorities by fiscal year

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Manual & Instructions


Public University Administrator and Faculty Salary and Benefits Form
Tuition and Fee Waiver Guidelines (23 Ill. Adm. Code 1075)
2015 RAMP Manual
2014 Public Universities Operating Request Guidelines
2014 Public Universities Operating Request Forms
2014 Public Universities Capital Request Forms
2014 Public Universities Technical Questions
2014 IL Community College Budget Request Form
2014 IL Student Assistance Commission Budget Request Form
2014 IL Mathematics and Science Academy Budget Request Form
2014 State University Civil Service Budget Request Form

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Increasing Affordability Action Team


IBHE Affordability Action Team Resolution on the Promotion of an Affordable Post-Secondary Education - Adopted December 1, 2015
Illinois Board of Higher Education Affordability Action Team White Paper: Enhancing College Affordability in Illinois (12/2015)
Student Loan Synopsis (9/2016)

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Tuition, Fees, and Subsidies


Entry-Level, Resident Tuition & Fee Charges Public University
Entry-Level, Resident Tuition & Fee Charges Community Colleges
Graduate Level, Resident Tuition & Fee Charges Public University
Resident Doctor's Degree Professional Services Tuition & Fees Public Universities
State General Funds Undergraduate Tuition Subsidy FY 2016
State General Funds Undergraduate Tuition Subsidy FY 2015
State General Funds Undergraduate Tuition Subsidy FY 2014
State General Funds Undergraduate Tuition Subsidy FY 2013
State General Funds Undergraduate Tuition Subsidy 2001-2012

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