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Award of Merit

The Award of Merit (AOM) is designed to recognize outstanding Civil Service and Academic Professional employees. It is a university-wide award honoring staff who exhibit excellence in service, commitment, and dedication.

A call for nominations for AOM is announced each Spring with recipients being honored at the Annual UIC Employee Recognition Award Ceremony held in November.


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2023 Timeline 

April 1                            Nominations open

June 1 (midnight)    Deadline for all nominations to be submitted

September                  Awardees notified

November 2                Awardees honored at the Employee Recognition Award Ceremony

Click here for the 2023 AOM Nomination Form.

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More information on Employee Recognition at UIC.

Contact: UIC Human Resources – Special Programs