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.

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

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Follow UIS on Twitter for news and updates.

Today is the official first day of fall! However, it's feeling more like summer at #UISedu with a high of 94 degrees.

22 September 2017, 1:33 pm


#UISedu students can get FREE tickets to see @BlackViolin @SangAud this Saturday at 8. Just go to the ticket office!

22 September 2017, 11:52 am


RT @UISObservatory: Tonight's forecast for Star Party shaping up to be good. Final call on weather by 6pm.

22 September 2017, 9:18 am


#UISedu Students, Faculty & Staff: Mark your calendars to get your flu shot from @UISHealthServ!

21 September 2017, 3:47 pm


RT @UofILSystem: The @UISedu Visual Arts Gallery presents "Live Through This," by suicide awareness activist on Sept. 28.…

21 September 2017, 1:34 pm


Only 115 days left until the new #UISedu Student Union opens its doors! Check out the @Starbucks​ inside of the building. Who’s excited?

21 September 2017, 12:05 pm


RT @UISVCSA: Nominations are now available Division of Student Affairs Mentor of the Year Award Nominate at: https…

21 September 2017, 11:11 am


RT @UIS_CAST: Training crucial to real-life work @UISedu

21 September 2017, 10:31 am


RT @ChancellorKoch: A new ornament for the Chancellor's desk .... thanks Women's Volleyball!!#UISedu

21 September 2017, 9:37 am



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

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    Leadership lived: Kaelan Smith

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    Leadership lived: Edwin Robles

  • Leadership lived: Garrad Straube

    Leadership lived: Garrad Straube

  • UIS Service-A-Thon 2017

    UIS Service-A-Thon 2017

  • UIS Student Union Tour - August 2017

    UIS Student Union Tour - August 2017

  • UIS Freshman Move-In Day 2017

    UIS Freshman Move-In Day 2017


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