University of Illinois System

Public Comment Request Deadlines

A request must be submitted to the Secretary of the Board of Trustees no later than 8 a.m. three business days prior to the scheduled Board meeting, as noted below.

Please note: Per hotel management, the I-Hotel and Conference Center does not permit signs inside the facility. All bags will be subject to inspection.

The Board of Trustees meetings are open to the public, pursuant to Illinois state law and the Board’s own procedures. Attendees will not be permitted to knowingly interfere with or impede, through disruptions or other means, the Board’s performance of its institutional duties. Individuals who disrupt the meeting will be asked to leave. If the disruption continues following due notice to depart the meeting space, individuals will be removed from the premises. Individuals who disrupt the Board’s performance of its institutional duties or refuse to leave the meeting may be in violation of state laws, including but not limited to the Illinois Interference with a Public Institution of Education Act.


  • July 18 11, 2024 (Urbana Chicago) requests are due July 15 8.
  • September 19, 2024 (Urbana) requests are due September 16.
  • November 14, 2024 (Chicago) requests are due November 11.
  • January 16 23, 2025 (Chicago) requests are due January 13 17.
  • March 20, 2025 (Springfield) requests are due March 17.
  • May 22, 2025 (Urbana) requests are due May 19.
  • July 24, 2025 (Chicago) requests are due July 21.
  • September 18, 2025 (Urbana) requests are due September 15.
  • November 13, 2025 (Chicago) requests are due November 10.
  • January 15, 2026 (Chicago) requests are due January 12.
  • March 19, 2026 (Springfield) requests are due March 16.
  • May 21, 2026 (Urbana) requests are due May 18.
  • July 16, 2026 (Chicago) requests are due July 13.

If you are ready to submit a request for Public Comment time, please see the Public Comment contact information.