Life at the University of Illinois at Springfield

Choosing to move abroad for any length of time is a life-altering decision that is as exciting as it can be scary! Now that you have gotten all of your questions about academics taken care of – what about life after class? Don’t worry, we can help you figure that out as well.

Where can I live?

Where will I eat?

How will I get around?

What is there to do?

Who will help me while at UIS?

Where will I live?

Due to the location of our campus, we recommend living on campus here at UIS.  Information on Student Housing can be found at the Residence Life website.

Where will I eat?

Lucky you! Our new student union just opened January 2018 and is a great place to get something to eat, grab a coffee at Starbucks and relax before/after classes. Information on food at UIS can be found at the Food Services Website.

How will I get around?

Being without a means of transportation is a frustrating feeling. Here at UIS, we are working on meeting that need

What is there to do?

Who will help me while I’m at UIS

Our faculty and staff at UIS are amazing and are more than willing to answer any question you have. Depending on your need, there are different staff members that might be your best contact. Here is just a brief list of departments that you might want to start with: