path leading to Altgeld Hall and bell tower at the University of Illinois

What We Do

The Council of Academic Professionals (CAP) is an advisory body comprised of elected representatives from eleven campus districts.

CAP is charged with representing the concerns of campus Academic Professionals to university administration, providing Academic Professionals a voice in state legislature, and mediating AP grievances.

The Council of Academic Professionals (CAP) is an elected assembly serving the interests of full-time, part-time, and retired academic professionals at Illinois. We provide direct and concerted communication between academic professional staff and administrative officers of the University. We are the voice of Academic Professionals (APs).