Office of Advancement

The UIS Office of Advancement nurtures relationships with alumni, friends and the campus community to encourage support for UIS students, programs and the university environment.

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Reaching Stellar Campaign Video

Reaching Stellar: The Campaign for the University of Illinois Springfield seeks to raise support for the students, faculty and staff at UIS, for the programs that elevate education and for the communities where students and graduates serve. Learn more about the Reaching Stellar Campaign.

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Reaching Stellar Update

Autumn Campus

As of December 2018, the Reaching Stellar Campaign has raised $25,250,000, or 63% of the $40M goal. The campaign concludes in 2022.

Reaching Stellar – Scholarships

Through journalism, Leanna Churchill hopes to share stories that inspire people. Read more.

Reaching Stellar – Academics

Kayla Thomas, senior English major, says her classes at UIS helped her grow as a person. Read more.

Reaching Stellar – Lincoln

Chancellor Koch shares her excitement regarding the UIS Center for Lincoln Studies. Read more.

Reaching Stellar – Facilities

The UIS Student Union received a design award from the American Institute of Architects. Read more.

Reaching Stellar – Public Good

NPR Illinois reporter Rachel Otwell will spend a year investigating harassment and abuse in Illinois higher education. Read more.


UIS Office of Advancement
One University Plaza, MS PAC 591
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

Phone: 217-206-6058