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Welcome to the Dads Association!
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Welcome to the Dads Association!

On behalf of the entire University of Illinois Dads Association, I’d like to welcome you to a select group-the fathers (and father figures) of a University of Illinois student! If you’re a first-time U of I parent, you’re probably looking for some resources to help you with your students’ transition […]

Dads Weekend 2016 FAQs
Dads Weekend

Dads Weekend 2016 FAQs

Ticket Questions Are there still tickets available? Tickets may be purchased through October 9, 2016. After this date hockey and football tickets may be purchased, if available, from the Athletic Department or http://fightingillini.com/. Any available tickets to the Brit Beat concert may be purchased at the Quad Shop in the Union from 10/7 […]

RAUL IBARRA, SR. crowned King Dad, 2015!
King Dad

Raul Ibarra crowned King Dad 2015!

In ceremonies over Dad’s Weekend, Raul Ibarra, Sr., was crowned King Dad. Dad’s Weekend is dedicated to and created especially for all father-figures of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students. King Dad nominees typically show a unique way of loving their students, clearly demonstrate a commitment to their role […]

Scholarship Winners 2016
Grants & Scholarships

Scholarship Winners 2016

The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently announced the recipients of the 2015 – 2016 Dads Association Scholarship. After receiving 76 applications, six students were chosen as recipients of $2,000 each. The six recipients were: Samantha Bolet, a junior majoring in Political Science and Communications with […]

Dads Weekend 2016
Dads Weekend

Dads Weekend 2016

Dads Weekend 2016 Please note: due to ESPN obtaining broadcast rights, the hockey game against ISU on Nov. 4th has moved from 7:30pm to 6:00pm. Dads Weekend 2016 is November 4-6, 2016! While there is not a “general registration” for the weekend, all of the Illini Union Events are detailed […]

About Us
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About Us

The University of Illinois Dads Association was formed in 1922, as one of the first parent programs in the country. The goals of our organization are: 1. to be an information source for parents about the University of Illinois 2. through fundraising, to assist in providing scholarships and critical resources […]

Getting Involved
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Getting Involved

Board of Directors: Click to view the current list of the Dads Association Board of Directors. Are you interested in serving on the Board of Directors? We are always looking for a few good Dads. To qualify, you must be the Dad of an attending student at the University of […]

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Officers and Board Members

The following are our officers and board members for 2016. President:  Phil Schaefer Vice Pres:  Joe Gainer Sec:           John Schmidt Treas:        Greg Allen Immediate Past President:  Todd Probasco In addition to the above, the following are on the 2016  Board of Directors: Bob Behle Mike Booke Doug Brauer Steve Cox Larry […]