Event Planning Resources

The Chancellor’s Office of Special Events can provide professional advice for planning events. The event planning website also has resources available to assist with planning your next online or in-person event.

To request Senior Leadership Attendance at your event, please submit information about your event through the Senior Leadership Request form.

Information regarding inviting the Governor or a member of the Board of Trustees to your event may be found here.  Please e-mail specialevents@illinois.edu or call 217-333-8834 with any questions.

For additional assistance, please contact the Chancellor’s Office of Special Events:

Laura Wilhelm-Barr
Senior Director of Special Events

Anna Simon
Associate Director of Special Events

Aaron Kielbasa
Assistant Director of Special Events