Social Media

Campus Relations runs the content for the university’s social media channels and The Office of Web Services supports and monitors Social Media Standards for the university.

To see a list of social media channels from many different units, offices, and departments at UIS, see our Social Media Directory.

Social Media Timeline

  • Fall 2007 – Spring 2008: Office of Web Services created, developed and ran several social media channels for the University of Illinois Springfield
  • 2010 – 2011: Web Services collaborates with Campus Relations to run social media channel content
  • 2011: Social Media Task Force created, includes members from Faculty, Student Affairs, Campus Relations, Marketing, and Web Services
  • 2012 – 2013: Office of Web Services launches 1) UIS on SlideShare, and 2) UIS LinkedIn University Page

UIS Social Media


Like the UIS Facebook Page to find important news stories, updates, events, videos, photos and more.


Follow the UIS LinkedIn Page for information about what is happening at UIS, and use the button below to add UIS to your education and connect with alumni.


LinkedIn Add to Profile button

LinkedIn members who add their education to their profile are contacted more often by potential employers and can connect with other alumni. Add yours by using the button above.


Follow UIS Flickr to find photos from many events on and off campus, arranged into albums.

Harvesting Friendships Bridging the Past and Future Summer Ceramics Happy Campers Research in Action Getting Acquainted A Reason to Celebrate Launching Young Minds


Follow UIS on Instagram to see specific one-time photos from events and to follow UIS Stories.

#UISedu students, faculty and... The 2017 Great American... Chancellor Susan Koch on... The flowers next to the... Holly Van Lyssel works on... Central Illinois will... Aretha Hughes graduated with a... Did you know that #UISedu has...


Follow UIS on Twitter for news and updates.

RT @UofILSystem: The @UISedu Cox Children's Center earned @NAEYC accreditation. Less than 10% of centers achieve this recognition. https://…

22 August 2017, 1:42 pm


RT @ChancellorKoch: It was great welcoming new international students to campus this morning. They come to #UISedu from all over the world!…

22 August 2017, 10:34 am


One last look at the #Eclipse2017 from #UISedu today. Here is a fast motion video look at Springfield hitting 96% coverage.

21 August 2017, 4:34 pm


#Eclipse2017 as captured from #UISedu in Springfield, Illinois today! @NWSLincolnIL @ThomasPatrickWx

21 August 2017, 2:21 pm


We just reached the maximum point of #Eclipse2017 in Springfield at 1:18 p.m. with 96 percent coverage at #UISedu!

21 August 2017, 1:23 pm


Lots of people out on the quad watching #Eclipe2017 at #UISedu!

21 August 2017, 1:15 pm


RT @ChancellorKoch: I'm enjoying #Eclipse2017 on the quad with #UISedu students. How exciting!

21 August 2017, 1:11 pm


We're getting closer to 96 percent coverage! #UISedu #Eclipse2017

21 August 2017, 1:02 pm


Students are using a variety of different methods to view the #Eclipe2017 at #UISedu!

21 August 2017, 12:53 pm



Follow the UIS YouTube Channel to view many different types of video covering news, events, and entertainment.

  • Leadership lived: Yaw Kesse

    Leadership lived: Yaw Kesse

  • UIS Alumni Snapchat Takeover: Tina Buck Harth

    UIS Alumni Snapchat Takeover: Tina Buck Harth

  • How to Safely View the August 21 Solar Eclipse

    How to Safely View the August 21 Solar Eclipse

  • Leadership lived: Ashley Osuma

    Leadership lived: Ashley Osuma

  • Leadership lived: Andrew Koontz

    Leadership lived: Andrew Koontz

  • Leadership lived: Da Zhane' Sinclair

    Leadership lived: Da Zhane' Sinclair


And don’t forget to add UIS on Snapchat to follow our Snapchat Stories!