What We Do

The UIS Division of Advancement cultivates and builds connections with alumni and friends, encouraging philanthropy to support the ambitions and growth of our UIS community, acknowledging the impact of every gift. 

 A group of UIS alumni gathered outside the Performing Arts Center.


Part of the Division of Advancement, the UIS Alumni Association advances the interests of the University and its alumni. Through programs and services, we seek to strengthen the ties between our alumni, UIS, and the communities touched by our graduates.

A female student demonstrates how to use an Anatomage table that was donated to UIS from Memorial Health.


Giving plays a crucial role in supporting scholarships, facilities, and programs that enhance the student experience and academic excellence. Through philanthropy, donors contribute to fostering a vibrant campus community and empowering students to reach their full potential.

A woman and female student sitting at a table talking at the 2023 UIS Scholarship luncheon.


Stewardship plays a vital role in creating and cultivating lasting connections between UIS, its students and its generous supporters.


Contact the Division of Advancement.