University Center of Lake County
CSFA Number: 601-00-0740
Agency Name
Board Of Higher Education (601)
Agency Contact
Bruce Bennett
Short Description
The University Center of Lake County (UCLC) provides classrooms, laboratories, technology services, and student services for twenty colleges and universities offering undergraduate degree completion, graduate degree programs, and professional development at its facilities in Waukegan and Grayslake. This regional delivery model allows the most opportunity and the greatest access to high-quality higher education programs at the lowest cost for over 1,850 underserved northeast suburban Chicago students annually.
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
PA 100-0021
Objectives and Goals
To provide access to high-quality higher education programs at the lowest cost for underserved residents in northeast suburban Chicago
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
For the ordinary and contingent expenses of the Center

Eligibility Requirements
Non-competitive, designated grant
Eligible Applicants
Application and Award Processing
Application requirements:
- A budget breakout by line item,
- A budget justification,
- A description of work activities, goals and objectives, and
- An evaluation plan describing how the project's effectiveness will be assessed in relationship to the stated goals and objectives.
Assistance Consideration
The award is a direct appropriation.
Post Assistance Requirements
Reporting requirements include:
- Quarterly reporting using the IBHE online system,
- Program Evaluation report,
- Program Specific Closeout requirements.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $1,173,000
FY 2018 : $1,055,700
FY 2019 : $1,055,700
FY 2020 : $1,055,700
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
20UCLCUniversity Center of Lake County07/01/201906/30/20201,055,700