Funds That Support Athletics

UIS-SASS-NVY_FCStars Athletics Scholarship Society

Serving as the backbone of fundraising for UIS Athletics, the Stars Athletics Scholarship Society (SASS) allows alums, community members, parents of student-athletes, and anybody willing to truly enhance the UIS Athletics Department. Our 250 student-athletes spread out over 17 NCAA Division II sports are dedicated to representing UIS and Springfield at the highest level. Those interested in becoming a SASS member can contact the Office of Advancement at (217) 206-6058 or

Athletics Points of Pride

UIS student-athletes have been excelling both on the court or field as well as in the classroom and in the community.

  • 1 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American
  • 1 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-American
  • 2 NCAA Regional Qualifiers
  • 3 Cumulative Student-Athlete GPA
  • 5 Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) Players of the Week
  • 15 All-GLVC Selections
  • 25 Student-Athletes with 4.0 GPA
  • 2,353 Hours of Community Service

Giving Opportunities

Stars Athletics Scholarship Society Fund

Athletics Capital (Facility) Projects

Athletics Funds by Team

  • Men’s Baseball Fund
  • Men’s Basketball Fund
  • Women’s Basketball Fund
  • Cheerleading Program Fund
  • Men’s Cross Country Fund
  • Women’s Cross Country Fund
  • Men’s Golf Fund
  • Women’s Golf Fund
  • Men’s Soccer Fund
  • Women’s Soccer Fund
  • Men’s Tennis Fund
  • Women’s Tennis Fund
  • Women’s Softball Fund
  • Women’s Volleyball Fund

Selected Athletics Scholarships

  • Aydin Gonulsen Scholarship
  • Manny Velasco Scholarship


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