Registered Student Organizations

Registered Student Organizations

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) must renew their registration with the Office of Student Life each academic year. If your organization is not listed and you believe this is in error, please contact the office at (217) 206-4762 to see where your organization stands in the registration process.



404 Society | To create awareness about Information Security

Primary Student Contact: Mohammad Ghasemisharif

Advisor: Janis Rose

History Club at UIS | The goal of History Club at UIS is to bring history to life while at the same time encouraging students to learn about historical people, places, and events they may not have the opportunity to discuss in their classes.  HC welcomes all students inspired by and/or interested in history.  The club activities include field trips such as the Grant Army of the Republic Memorial Museum, hosting guest speakers on occasion, organizing speical ceremonies and assemblies for historic holidays or events, fundraising for philanthropic activities and community involvement, and organizing volunteer opportunities for academic or personal interests.

Primary Student Contact: Julia Grigsby

Advisor: Kristi Barnwell

PreHealth Society | The pre-health society strives to assist UIS students in becoming increasingly competitive in their application to health professional schools. The purpose of the organization shall be to make applicants to health affiliated graduate schools more competitive, to volunteer, to bring people with similar career goals in the health field together, to help members with stress, bring members together to share knowledge of opportunities relating to the graduate school application process, and to expose members to the health field.

Primary Student Contact: Isabel LyPayia

Advisor: Dr. Stephen Johnson

Psychology Club/Psi Chi | Psychology club is open to all students at UIS. The mission of the club is to advance student’s professional development through research, fundraising, and volunteering with others on campus and in the community. Many students in Psychology Club are als members of PsiChi, an international honors society in psychology as a result of their high academic achievements

Primary Student Contact: Christina Sanchez

Advisor: Michele Miller

Public Health Club | The Public Health Club is a student organization on campus open to both graduate and undergraduate studentes. The club will provide students with opportunities to engage in profressional and social activities to nurture a sense of community service, heath advocacy and active involvement concerning world issues pertaining to public health

Primary Student Contact: Veenu Khubnani

Advisor: Lenore Killiam

Student Accounting Society | The Student Accounting Society (SAS) is a student club of accounting majors that provides students with the opportunity to develop a network with other students, alumni, and employers. It serves as a vehicle for providing feedback to faculty and the Accountancy program.

Primary Student Contact: Grant Weber

Advisor: Leonard Branson

Student Chapter of Association for Information Systems (SCAIS) | An official student chapter of AIS. We provide knowledge and promote Information Systems through various activities like Speaker Series, participation in competitions, and attend conferences.

Primary Student Contact: Dinesh Reddy Srirangapale 

Advisor: Te-Wei Wang

Young Professional Marketers of UIS (YPM) | An organization for students to develop professional and networking skills.

Primary Student Contact: Brittany Carls

Advisor: Jorge Villegas


African Student Association |  We are an organization that wishes to expose African culture to UIS campus through interactive means such as general body meetings, events, academics and social and communal involvement

Primary Student Contact: Rashidat Eleshim

Advisor: Josiah Alamu

Indian Student Organization | Share the culture of India with the UIS and Springfield communities through holiday celebrations, speakers, and welcome activities

Primary Student Contact: Nikhil Reddy Gudur

Advisor: Jonathan Goldberg

Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) | OLAS strives to promote education and student interests about Latino culture. Our objective is to facilitate the increase of Latin American students, staff and faculty; to enhance a positive atmosphere; to encourage or reinforce leadership among our Latin American students. Promote awareness, culture, and history of the Latin American students base here at the University of Illinois Springfield

Primary Student Contact: Cynthia Rodriguez-Garcia

Advisor: Sophia Gehlhausen

General Interest

Dancing Stars | The Dancing Stars is a general interest organization that is open to individuals who have a passion for dance. They combine a mixture of hip hop, poms, lyrical and more into their dances in order to keep the audience captivated. The group performs at a variety of events, such as Rip the Runway, and basketball games. They also strive to give back to the community by participating in numerous volunteer events.

Primary Student Contacts: Jessica Bayer and Kateria Walker

Advisor: Amy Spies

Legacy Dance Team | Legacy Dance Team is a group of individuals who love to dance.

Primary Student Contact: Gella-Kate Meeks 

Advisor: Tiffani Saunders

The Baking Club at UIS | The Baking Club spreads the love of baking across campus. This club collaborates with other organizations for bake sales and fundraising events. We also teach proper baking etiquette and learn and create new recipes.

Primary Student Contact: Michelle Haberstroh

Advisor: Nicole Overcash

The Royal Starettes Majorette Team | This organization should boost morale and spirit of school and school district. It should also develop character, leadership, and responsibility.

Primary Student Contact: Ciera Dantzler

Advisor: Justin Rose



Christian Student Fellowship | We are an organization that is dedicated to helping college students find their way back to God.

Primary Student Contact: Nella Coleman

Advisor: Dr. Keenan Dungey

Epic Praise for Christ |  We minister through Dance for Christ.

Primary Student Contact: Tyshianna Bankhead

Advisor: Tiffani Saunders

Springfield University Bible Fellowship (UBF) | We are a Chrisitan organization that worships, studies the Bible and shares the gospel. We are lovers of Christ and believe in the importance of telling others about him.

Primary Student Contact: Mike Jones

Advisor: Sue Alexander

Voices in Praise | VIP is to provide students, staff and faculty with rich cultureal & social outlets & the opportunity to sing gospel music

Primary Student Contact: Duane Willingham

Advisor: Sophia Gehlhausen


Alpha Phi Omega | Alpha Phi Omega is a co-ed service fraternity founded on the principles of Leadership, Friendship & service. We welcome all who are interested in volunteering and giving back to the community

Primary Student Contact: Marissa Farris

Advisor: Mark Dochterman

Alternative Spring Break | Alternative Spring Break at UIS is a week long service experience that takes place during Spring Recess, usually in mid-March. Students travel off campus, have the opportunity to make an impact with a national reach, and bring valuable and sometimes life changing experiences back to Illinois with them

Primary Student Contact: Brittani Provost

Advisor: Mark Dochterman

Dance Marathon at UIS | Dance Marathon is a nationwide movement at more than 250 schools across the country, all raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hopsital in their community. All of the money that is fundraised at the Dance Marathon at UIS, will go to St. John’s Children’s Hospital that is located in Springfield. Last year, we fundraised around $5,000 at our very first Dance Marathon. This event is ultimately “For The Kids”, but it also gives college students an experience they may never have. This year our event will be on March 4th of 2016, from 4pm-12am in TRAC!

Primary Student Contact(s): LeAnna Kehl and Sophia Matthews

Advisor: Mark Dochterman


Social Greek

Cygnets | We are the interested women of Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority Inc. Gamma Phi Omega unites women in the principles of achieving academic excellence, serving the community, preserving the sacred bond of sisterhood and advancing a cultural awareness among latinos and those in our global communities.

Primary Student Contact: Liliana Marquez

Advisor: Sophia Gehlhausen

Phi Kappa Tau, Zeta Zeta Chapter | The mission of Phi Kappa Tau is to champion a lifelong commitment to brotherhood, learning, ethical leadership and exemplary character.

Primary Student Contact: David Sye

Advisor: James Koeppe

Upsilon Xi, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. | Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing servie and advocacy for our communities.

Primary Student Contact: Benjamin Webb

Advisor: Dr. Clarice Ford