Free And Open To The Public
Support of Youth Athletics
- Sharing soccer fields with YMCA and SASA
- Sharing softball diamonds with youth softball teams
Sharing Cultural Treasures
- Multiple venues for conferences, meetings and events.
Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Quantum 5 Initiative; co-coordinators of Race Riots commemorations and Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration; faculty write legislation, conduct school feasibility studies, train probation officers, and more.
- Holiday Stars Project (collecting for Central Illinois Foodbank)
- UIS Cares Day (beautifying grounds at Springfield’s Jefferson Middle School).
Educating Our Community
We are the affordable, public university in Springfield, graduating more than 1,000 contributing citizens each year. Nearly 30% of the college-educated workforce in Springfield graduated from UIS.