Students

You’ll never be bored.

With hundreds of student life events, athletics, intramurals, fitness classes, volunteering, and just hanging out, you’ll have plenty to do. How will you lead?

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“We provide opportunities for students to learn and interact with the world outside of our campus through their studies as well as through student activities, internships and volunteerism.”

– Chancellor Koch

 

Resources


Office of Student Life
The nerve center for UIS traditions, clubs and organizations, events on campus, and more.


Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation
We compete in NCAA Division II as a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Our new Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) includes an elevated track and state of the art fitness equipment.


The Journal
Our award-winning student newspaper employs a large staff of students and offers hands-on experience in reporting, editing, layout and design, ad sales and more.


Student Committees
The best part about UIS committees? If you don’t see what you like, find some friends and start a new one. We’ll support you.


Volunteerism and Civic Engagement
Cultivate the seeds of ethical thought and citizen responsibility through our many opportunities for action.


Housing Residents’ Council and Student Activities Committee
These groups started traditions like Jello Olympics, and they bring bands, comedians, magicians and other performers to campus.

Average ACT of Enrolling Freshmen, Class of 2020
Average ACT of Entering Freshmen, Class of 2020
High School Rank of Incoming Freshmen, Class of 2020
High School Rank of Entering Freshmen, Class of 2020

Student Support

We want to help.

We encourage you to take advantage of a broad range of services offered for all our students .

Students Studying

Support Resources


Office of Advising Services, Information, and Support
We’ll help you find required classes and prepare for courses in your major.


The Learning Hub
Get help with writing skills, math, software applications, studying, test-taking, and any subject taught on campus.


Tech Support 
The name says it all. If it’s technology, and driving you crazy, we can help.


Disability Services 
We have a variety of support services to help students with disabilities succeed.


Diversity Center
We work to create a campus climate that welcomes diversity and eliminates divisions.