Who Is Business Council?

Our Mission

Business Council’s mission is to “create opportunities for students, lead and facilitate events, and make lasting contributions to the College of Business.” We provide our members with a connection between the professional and social aspects of the business world while building genuine relationships within the organization.

Through Business Council's three pillars: Professional, Service, and Social, we are able to provide our members ample opportunities to grow individually while also helping other members and the Champaign-Urbana community. 

Beyond the average 3.64 GPA... Our Members have:

Full-Time Job Placement
Received Awards (Chancellor's Scholars, Deans List, James Scholars, etc.)
Multiple Majors
Active Involvement in another RSO
Dean's Scroll '14-'16
Senior 100 '14-'16
Student Body Presidents '07-'16
Lincoln Laureates '10-'16
James Scholars '16
Dean's List '16

Who We Are

Business Council is proud to be the premier organization in the College of Business. Since our establishment in 1973, we have striven to create an impact at the University of Illinois, specifically through the College of Business with which we have a longstanding relationship. With over 130 diverse members and hundreds of alumni around the globe, we serve as the family, network and platform for change-makers and leaders of tomorrow to support, develop and challenge one another.