CAPE Award (The CAPE Award is Coordinated by APAC)
Cape, the Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence Award, established in 1988, recognizes the demonstrated excellence of academic professional staff, encourages their professional development and indicates the institution's high regard for the contributions of this key segment of the academic community.

Award of Merit
Award of Merit recognizes outstanding academic professionals and support staff employees. It is a university-wide honor available to all UIC campus staff members who exhibit service, commitment and dedication. Award recipients receive $2,500 and a memento gift.

Inspire Award

In 2007, the program added the INSPIRE Award to recognize individuals who have consistently, and over long periods of time based their every action on UIC's Core Values, "Integrity, Nurture, Service, Pride, Intellect, Respect, and Excellence". An annual UIC Luminary Award is also given to the INSPIRE candidate who represents the pinnacle of service to the campus and its constituents.

Delta Award

University Administration Distinguished Employee Leadership and Team Award (DELTA) is designed to annually recognize employees and teams within University Administration (UA) for their exceptional accomplishments and service to the University. Through this program, outstanding performance is encouraged in all UA employees.