Points of Pride

Intensive English Program (IEP)

The IEP program at UIS supports speakers of other languages with:

  • courses that are taught by expert faculty using modern methods
  • individualized attention in small class sizes
  • supplemental instruction workshops
  • conversation practice outside of the classroom
  • extracurricular activities that build friendships and a sense of community
  • easy transition to UIS degree programs

University of Illinois Springfield

The University of Illinois Springfield is a small public institution located in one of the most historical cities in Illinois. Because of our size we are able to focus on building a community between teachers and learners.

Springfield, IL

Springfield, the state capital of Illinois, is also the state’s fifth largest city. It is located between the metropolitan areas of Chicago and St. Louis. The 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln launched his political career from Springfield.

Visitors (and students during their free time) can discover the city by: