What is the Salute to Illinois Scholars (SIS)?

Salute to Illinois Scholars (SIS) is an invitation-only virtual event to celebrate students’ academic achievements, and to encourage them to consider attending one of twelve public universities, located right here in Illinois. The event is hosted by the University of Illinois System (Urbana, Chicago, Springfield), together with Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, the Southern Illinois University System, (Carbondale, Edwardsville), and Western Illinois University.

Attendees include high school seniors and a guest (parent or high school counselor), community college honors-eligible students and a guest, as well as university leaders and staff. Last year more than 400 students registered for this virtual event.