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.

Research in Action Getting Acquainted A Reason to Celebrate Launching Young Minds Summer Orientation Summer Weather Study Abroad In Full Bloom


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

Former #UISedu softball player... #UISedu students are making... Crews are installing new... It’s a very hot July day at... Nathan Hoffman graduated with... Construction is currently 80%... #UISedu softball player Hannah... Former #UISedu tennis player...


Follow UIS on Twitter for news and updates.

It's a beautiful summer day at #UISedu!

25 July 2017, 3:22 pm


RT @uischildcare: @uischildcare living like a baseball player for a moment. Thank you @Baseball_UIS and @CoachRamirez7…

24 July 2017, 8:00 pm


#UISedu Prof. Adriana Crocker co-edits new book exploring #genderquotas in three major South American countries -

24 July 2017, 2:05 pm


Hired! Former #UISedu softball player Amanda Gosbeth is now working as an underwriter for the Midwest Insurance Agency in Springfield.

24 July 2017, 11:50 am


@FivelFox Welcome back to #UISedu! We hope you have a great time on campus.

21 July 2017, 4:24 pm


Crews are installing new outdoor lights today at the @UISCampusRec Park. The fields are used for softball, flag football and soccer. #UISedu

21 July 2017, 1:28 pm


#UISedu Students: Want to see Hamilton? Enter the @Illinois200 “Something to Learn about IL History” video contest -

21 July 2017, 11:54 am


Hired! Recent #UISedu political science grad Nathan Hoffman is now the director of advocacy for the @ILChamber of Commerce​ in Springfield.

20 July 2017, 11:50 am


RT @UISCareerCenter: This year's #FITDFair will feature organizations such as @BigLots @HoraceMann and @IllinoisIDES. See more at https://…

19 July 2017, 2:12 pm



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

  • Leadership lived: Marquiera Harris

    Leadership lived: Marquiera Harris

  • Leadership lived: Justin Brown

    Leadership lived: Justin Brown

  • Leadership lived: Payton Roberts

    Leadership lived: Payton Roberts

  • UIS KickStart Orientation 2017

    UIS KickStart Orientation 2017

  • Leadership lived: Daniel Rodriguez

    Leadership lived: Daniel Rodriguez

  • Leadership lived: Abbegayle Stevenson

    Leadership lived: Abbegayle Stevenson


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