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 CampaignAs of March 12, 2019, the Reaching Stellar Campaign had raised $26,500,000, or 66% of the $40M goal. The campaign concludes in 2022.

Featured Stories and Events

Bekha Scott | A Remarkable Life

Bekha Scott with APO members

Under tremendous odds, UIS alum Bekha Scott lived an extraordinary life. Read more.

Alumni Award Ceremony

Alumni Humanitarian Award

Join us in honoring Matthew Wallace at the Alumni Humanitarian Award Ceremony on Thursday, May 2 at 10am in the UIS Student Union. RSVP online today!

Lunch and Learn Series

Lunch and Learn Spring

Check out session topics for our Spring 2019 Lunch & Learn Series. You won’t want to miss them – register today!

Reaching Stellar – Scholarships


During the last months, three new scholarships have been created for UIS students.

Reaching Stellar – Public Good

Statewide, an NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS production with Sean Crawford, has a statewide reach. Read more.

Reaching Stellar – Lincoln

Read an excerpt from a column by Chancellor Susan J. Koch about the UIS Center for Lincoln Studies.

Reaching Stellar – Facilities

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


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

Phone: 217-206-6058