Chicago State University

Statements of Economic Interest and Supplemental Statements of Economic Interest

Statements of Economic Interests forms are mandated by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act (5ILCS 420/49) and must be completed annually by employees who meet the criteria of the Act. The Secretary of State will mail Statements of Economic Interests on March 15, 2018 to CSU employees who are required to file. Statements of Economic Interest should be returned to the Ethics Officer for review prior to mailing to the Secretary of State.

It is important that you note the following:

  • Statements must be dated and include your signature
  • Indicate 'N/A' or 'NONE' for all questions that are not applicable to you
  • Do not submit supporting documentation or provide dollar amounts for a given interest.
  • Copies, including faxes, are NOT accepted by the State.
  • Failure to properly complete the Statement of Economic Interests will result in an audit finding for the University, as well as penalties against you.

Employees who complete the Statements of Economic Interests are also required to complete a SUPPLEMENTAL STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS (SSEI) form mandated by Ill. Executive Order 15-09. The SSEI forms will be emailed to employees at their CSU email address, along with a link and a pin, and should be filed electronically with the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission annually by May 1st. 

Filing Deadline:

The filing date for 2018 has passed and all persons required to file, submitted their forms before the deadline. (NEW DATES WILL BE POSTED IN 2019) 

Filing Penalties:

Failure to meet the 2018 deadline will result in the State levying penalties against you and an audit finding for the University.

  • Late Filing on or before May 15 - $15 late fee
  • Late Filing after May 16 to the date of filing  - $100 each day in addition to the $15 late fee
  • Late Filing June 1st - Forfeiture of office or position of employment

If you have any questions regarding your Statement of Economic Interest, please call ext. 3519.