International Students and Scholars
- Strong, world-renowned reputation as part of the University of Illinois system
- Teaching-focused, friendly professors and ample academic support services
- Internship and research opportunities: Gain relevant work experience and lab time with professors to conduct research
- Affordable, comfortable campus housing for both undergraduate and graduate students
- Small classes: Student-faculty ratio is 15:1
- Safe, welcoming campus located in the all-American city of Springfield, Illinois
- Office of International Student Services help international students adapt to campus and help with immigration regulations
International Student Stories
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- Office of International Student Services
We are your primary liaison with the university community and the U.S. government. We help with immigration regulations and university policies.
- Office of International Programs
We manage the study abroad program, the ESL program, and handle international faculty and staff immigration issues.
- The Intensive English Program serves students whose first language is not English.
- Global Studies
This undergraduate degree focuses on global issues such as war and peace and globalization.
- Diversity Center
This is a cultural, educational and social entity on campus to represent and advocate the concerns and challenges for all students.
- Residence Life Virtual Tour
Take a Virtual Tour of Apartments and Townhouses
- Student Associations
Student organizations at UIS are always evolving and there are many to offer for various cultural interests.
UIS hosts its annual International Festival with an evening of performances by students, staff, and Springfield community members. In addition to performances, festival attendees could sample cuisine from a variety of countries, and peruse a number of cultural exhibits.