News and Events

Are you interested in pursuing a Degree with UIC College of Nursing Springfield Regional Campus?

Please join us for an information session on the BSN, MS, DNP Program offered by UIC on the UIS Campus.

Session Dates and Times

“How to Apply”

  • Thursday, September 14th – 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, September 14th – 5:00pm – 6:00pm

This session will provide students with a view of what UIC CON Applications look like.

“Application Kick-start”

  • Thursday, September 28th – 2:00pm-5:00pm

This session is meant to assist prospective students in activating their UIC CON Applications. This program is walk-in style.


University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza

Student Affairs Building, Suite 23

Springfield, IL 62703

Our office is located on the University of Illinois at Springfield campus in the Student Affairs Building suite 23. When you enter the suite, please be sure to check-in with Alisha Kulek (UIC Administrative Assistant). The link below will provide you with a campus map. We are in building 5 and you can park in LOT A.

Building and Parking Map

*Check back frequently to our News and Events tab as additional dates and times will be posted regularly September through January.

UIS-UIC-Memorial Nursing Open House
Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 06:00 PM until 08:15 PM

Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation
228 West Miller Street
Springfield, IL 62702

Information Session for High School Juniors and Seniors

Learn what to expect as a nursing student, costs and scholarships, admission requirements, and career options.

Meet the Nursing team and have your questions answered. Appetizers and dessert served.



UIC College of Nursing BSN students participated in their first clinical simulations at the MCLI. The simulations allowed students the opportunity to care for simulated patients in a safe learning environment. Medication administration and oxygenation were the focus and the students enjoyed the opportunity to apply what they have learned in their first semester of the BSN program.


 UIC, UIS, Memorial Health System Partnership Aiming to Fix Nursing Shortage – ABC News Channel 20


DNP is the best next step for RNs – Article written by Krista Jones, DNP, APHN, RN and Cynthia Reese, PhD, RN, CNE

First cohort of UIS BSN students featured in Memorial Medical Center’s Employee Newsletter Memo! (Page 7)

Pre-Nursing Living and Learning Community Coming to UIS! – The Journal

Partnership to Make a Difference in Healthcare in Central Illinois.

Dr. Cynthia Reese, Regional Director for the UIC College of Nursing’s Springfield Campus explains in this short video how the partnership with Memorial Health System will serve to “make a difference in the healthcare of the citizens of central Illinois”.

Illinois at No. 2 on list of best states for nurses

Illinois jumped to the No. 2 spot on WalletHub’s yearly list of the best states for nurses!   Washington state was at the top of the rankings, which accounted for 14 nursing measures, such as pay, job openings and number of facilities per capita.

US Weekly

UIC’s Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner programs are ranked in the Top Ten for Graduate Nursing Schools by U.S. News & World Report!




UIC rose into the top 200 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings!

UIC ranked No. 200 among more than 1,300 institutions globally on the list, which evaluates research-intensive universities on their core missions of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.