Services and Packages

The Career Development Center provides varying degrees of service to alumni based on packages which they can purchase for a nominal fee, as well as some free resources.

Recently Graduated Alumni = Graduated within 6 months.

Alumni = Graduate more than 6 months previously.


Package #1 – All-Inclusive

Package #2 – Online Resources/Career Suite/Workshops Package

Package #3 – Online Job and Opportunity Listings

  • Fee: Recently Graduated Alumni/Alumni: $20.00
  • Services and Resources include:
    • Access to Internship and Job Listings via UIS CareerConnect

Package #4 – Career Assessment with Administration and Interpretation

  • Fee: $40.00 Plus Assessment Cost
  • 2 Career Counseling Appointments:
    • Session 1 – Determine appropriate assessment and administer
    • Session 2 – Review assessment results and receive interpretation

Package #5 – OptimalResume: More Than an Online Resume Builder Package

  • Fee will be paid directly to
    • 24 hours of access – $3.99
    • 1 full year of access $39.99 (50% cheaper than individual rate of $79.99 for 1 year)
    • Use OptimalResume to:
      • Build a better resume and draft cover letters/thank-you notes
      • Manage an online portfolio, identify skills, and develop a personal brand
      • Practice and critique interviewing skills
      • Learn more about OptimalResume

 Free Resources

Service Length

  • Spring Semester: January 1st – May 14th
  • Summer Semester: May 15th – August 14th
  • Fall Semester: August 15th – December 31st

Payment Options

About Payments

  • Fees are due each semester and are not pro-rated. Dates and fees are subject to change
  • Payment must be received by the Career Development Center prior to obtaining services

Pay Options

  • Online Payment using Visa, Master Card, and Discover credit cards: PAY NOW
  • Pay by phone or in-person with Visa, Master Card, and Discover credit cards
  • Cash is only accepted when provided in-person
  • Personal Checks accepted via mail or in-person
    • Make check payable to UIS and include driver’s license number or UIN
    • If mailing check, send to:

UIS Career Development Center

One University Plaza, MS SAB 50

Springfield, IL 62703