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Dads Weekend 2017 FAQs
Dads Weekend

Dads Weekend 2017 FAQs

Congratulations to William Baird from Des Plaines, Illinois who won nearly $4,000 in the 50-50 Raffle! 2017 Dads Weekend Nov. 10-12   Ticket Questions Are there still tickets available? Tickets may be purchased through October 13, 2017. After this date: Basketball and Football tickets may be purchased from the Athletic Department.  […]

Qazi Salman, King Dad 2016, with his loving daughter Michelle, Mike Muscatella (King Dad Chairperson) and Phil Schaefer (President of the Illini Dads Association)
King Dad

Qazi Salman Crowned King Dad 2016!

In ceremonies over Dad’s Weekend, Qazi Salman of Orland Park, 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 […]

Welcome to the Dads Association!
From The President

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 […]

2016 Scholarship Winners
Grants & Scholarships

2016 Scholarship Winners

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 […]

King Dad 2015 - Raul Ibarra
Dads Weekend

Dads Weekend 2017

Congratulations to William Baird from Des Plaines, Illinois who won nearly $4,000 in the 50-50 Raffle! Saturday Night Concert Tickets Still Available! Only $10 per ticket — pickup tickets at event   Dads Weekend 2017 Dads Weekend 2017 is November 10-12! While there is not a “general registration” for the […]

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 […]

Getting Involved
About Us Getting Involved

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 […]