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Allyson Packer has been chosen as the artist-in-residence.
A total of 1,520 students graduated from UIS in May 2018.
View photos from the 47th UIS Commencement.
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A thousand ways that UIS is connected to the community.
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Beautiful Campus: UIS SculpturesRead more
Leadership lived feature
Ciara Koepke is a senior resident assistant at Lincoln Residence Hall where she mentors other resident assistants, plans events and oversees front desk operations. Koepke, a history major, is a member of the Leadership for Life Service Program where she helps to recruit students to the volunteer-focused first year living-learning community. She is… Read more »
Class of 2016 Report
Baccalaureate degrees conferred
Graduating class for whom an outcomes destination is known
Working full-time or part-time
Continuing education at national or regional university
Alumni Profiles View All
UIS Degrees: B.A. 2011 (Communication)
Current Position: Business owner/writer – Lumen Ventures LLC
UIS Degrees: B.A. 2011 (Visual Arts), M.P.A. 2016 (Public Administration)
Current Position: Community Manager for Innovate Springfield
UIS Degrees: M.A. 1992 (Public Affairs Reporting)
Current Position: Editor of Prizm
UIS Degrees: M.A. 2016 (Communication)
Current Position: Editor of the Mahomet Citizen
Research at UISRead more
Our Promise To You
Abundant opportunities to spearhead initiatives and lead campus organizations
Teaching-focused Academic Experience
An Abundance of Opportunities to Collaborate
A Right-sized, Supportive Community
A Tradition of Educating Public Servants and Leaders
From the Source
I am confident that the vast majority of the 30,000+ graduates of UIS would agree that earning a university degree has most definitely been a worthwhile investment and we’re committed to making that experience accessible for many more students in the future.