Campus Resources

These are just a few of resources students are frequently looking for; if you don’t see what you need, give us a call!


New books, old books, notebooks, blue books. The UIS Bookstore covers all the bases when it comes to your school book and school supply needs. For a small fee you can even rent your textbooks each semester if you want!  UIS Apparel and gifts are also available. The Bookstore is located on the south-west side of Founders Residence Hall. For your convenience, purchases can be made online too.

Phone: (217) 206-6766

Campus Police

Did you know campus police will escort you to your car after class if you’re dreading that dark walk to campus housing or your vehicle? Just give them a call and they’ll be there in a jiffy.

They will also jump your car if you accidentally leave your lights on. Just make sure you wear your seatbelt when you drive off; they’re real police officers and they will write tickets!

Phone: (217) 206-6690 (non-emergency line)

Career Development Center

Want to find campus employment, discover your full potential, and maybe polish off your resume too? The Career Development Center can help you with all of that. Their trained staff is excited to help you get the job you really want. They hold many events throughout the year that will help put you where you need to be. Check out the Foot in the Door Career Fair – it happens early every fall. You don’t want to miss it!

Phone: (217) 206-6508

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides free counseling, outreach, and psychological consultations to on-campus students. Online students are required to pay $40 each semester for services.

Phone: (217) 206-7122

Disability Services

The office of Disability Services offers many services and academic accommodations for students who have registered with their office. Please contact ODS to schedule an appointment to discuss your individual needs.

Phone: (217) 206-6666

Diversity Center

The Diversity Center provides a forum for the UIS community to unify, support each other, and share their cultural education and achievements. They exist to foster a supportive environment for students to live, learn, and grow as active members of the academic community and as individuals. Some of their most popular programs include: The Office of Disability Services, the LGBTQ Resource Office, International Student Services, the Global Experience Program, and the Women’s Center.

Phone: (217) 206-6333

Health Services

Feeling under the weather? Health Services provides cost effective, comprehensive, accessible, professional health care to enrolled students. Doctors and nurse practitioners are available by appointment only.

To avoid getting a hold on your student account, make sure to get your immunization record turned in as soon as you become a new student. And if you’re not up-to-date on them, never fear. Health Services will administer the vaccine for you (lollipops included).

Phone: (217) 206-6676

I-Card Office

Say cheese! I-card is the official identification card of UIS. Stop by the i-card office, located in the lower level of the Public Affairs Center, to get your picture snapped and your card issued.  Your first i-card is free. It’s $20 to replace lost or damaged cards.

The i-card has many functions: identification card, library card, meal plan money, campus cash, and you can receive discounts at some local merchants if you show it. Here’s a complete list of participating merchants

Meal plans are available for purchase through the i-Card  Office.

Phone: (217) 206-7718


Parking is a breeze at UIS. Just make sure you have your hangtag!

Phone: (217) 206-8502

The Recreation and Athletic Center

Aka TRAC, is a state-of-the-art athletic facility which houses an indoor running track, workout equipment and amenities, racquetball courts, juice bar and a 3,000 seat athletics arena. They also offer group exercise options ranging from yoga and Pilates to spinning and boot camp. Membership to TRAC is automatic for full-time students.

Phone: (217) 206-7103

Student Life

Want to get involved in clubs and organizations on campus? Or just find out about fun events happening in the future? Check out Student Life! Their mission is to maximize your college experience. They have something for everyone! Some of the most popular events they sponsor include “Welcome Week” events, Homecoming, and Springfest. You don’t want to miss them!

Phone: (217) 206-4762

Maps and Tours

Don’t know where you’re going? Either call the Office of Transition Services or check out the link for maps and tours of everything on campus!