Connecting with COLRS Staff

Having problems? Feeling stuck? Planning for future semesters? COLRS staff are here to assist you! Our staff provide support for online, blended, and technology-enhanced teaching, as well as faculty support for Canvas, and more.

Email + Telephone Support

We are here to support UIS instructors! Call 217-206-7317 or email us for help with teaching strategies, technologies, and accessibility.

Drop-in Zoom Office Hours

COLRS offers drop-in office hours on workdays from 10-10:50 a.m. for help with Canvas, accessibility, and all things teaching.

Individual Consultation

One-on-one assistance with course design, accessibility, digital media, teaching strategies, and technology are available via Zoom.

Teaching-Related Campus Resources

Brookens Library

The UIS library can assist you with course e-reserves, streaming media requests, library instruction for your students, and so much more!

Information Technology Services

ITS is here to help with password resets, email, Office 365, Box, Kaltura Media, and so much more. They also handle all Canvas support for students.


Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services ensures students with disabilities receive academic accommodations needed for their success in the classroom.   ODS collaborates with the faculty to facilitate the implementation of these academic accommodations.  Accommodations for each student are based upon an interview with the student and the documentation provided about their disability.