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Business and Financial Policies and Procedures


The Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Comptroller of the University of Illinois System has delegated authority to the Associate Vice President for Treasury Operations to develop, install and oversee identity management/assurance and operations for token, mobile, and physical identity services.

The Associate Vice President for Treasury Operations has further delegated the authority and responsibility to the Director of i-card Programs. The Director's charge is to develop, oversee, and implement the protocols, operations and systems needed to accomplish the following:

  • Uniquely and permanently identify each person or entity who needs a University Identification Number (UIN) and electronic record in any University of Illinois system
  • Manage and oversee the provision of UINs
  • Manage and oversee card- and mobile-based services, and the provisioning of mobile identity credentials
  • Oversee the provision of identification cards, key fobs, and other tokens (physical and mobile) used for identification and authorization for all University of Illinois System locations
  • Provide secure institutional identity, cardholder, credential, and token data to support services for units that provide services

i-card Programs is the authoritative source for institutional identity data. Institutional identity is the official source of University of Illinois System personally identifying information. Institutional identity data consists of UIN, last name, first name, middle name, name suffix and prefix, date of birth, and gender.

Employees and consultants are responsible for handing UINs properly. Proper Use of UINs

Last Updated: October 10, 2019 | Approved: Senior Associate Vice President for Business and Finance | Effective: January 2002

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