Advising Services

Office of Advising Services! We look forward to helping you navigate your academic journey at UIS.

New students with fewer than 30 credit hours will be advised by freshmen advisors, located in the Center for Academic Success and Advising. Transfer students with 30 or more credit hours but are still deciding on a major are also advised by freshmen advisors.

Freshmen  and College Advisors

Name Specialty Area Email Address Phone
Carlleen Benoit STARS (217) 206-8119
Patrick Anderson Math, Sciences (BIO, CHE, CLS, EXR, ENS & MAT), CCJ & Psychology (non-TEP) (217) 206-8133
Lori Benedict Computer Science & Pre-Nursing (217) 206- 8501
Nicole Hager Student Athletes (217)206-8441
Mae Noll Business (ACC, BBA, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT, MIS, & SPM), Majors Not Listed Above & Undeclared Majors (217)206-7473

College and Major Advisors

If you have successfully completed 30 or more credit hours, you are assigned to a College or Faculty Advisor within your major. Find your advisor by using the Find Your Advisor Application.

Find Your Advisor Application

Students: Find the application here Simply log in with your NetID and password. Your advisor(s) name and contact information will be displayed. Alternatively, students may access Find Your Advisor by going to the Academics tab in your portal. Go to and sign in (upper right hand corner) and then go to the Academics tab.

Faculty and Staff: Find the application here When you are in the application, go to the upper right hand corner and login with your NetID and password and then go to “Search Advisor By UIN” and type the student’s UIN.