Our #UIS20 Graduate Celebration was launched at Noon on May 9, featuring special videos, virtual gifts, messages to and from graduates, and lots more, to celebrate our 2020 graduates for Commencement Day.
First Destination Survey (FDS)
The First Destination Survey (FDS) is a national survey that is meant to gain knowledge about what activities students are engaging in after graduation from college. The information gained from the survey helps to determine institution effectiveness and provide data for reporting needs, to enhance UIS academic offerings, and support career exploration for current and future students. Prior to graduation day, you will receive emails with additional information and be asked to complete the Outcomes Survey. By completing the survey, you will qualify to win a variety of prizes including iPads and gift cards. For further information, you may visit the UIS Career Development website.
Starting Your Affordable Legacy
For the sake of those who follow, start your affordable legacy.
Congratulations on your achievement, and best wishes for the future. As you go forward, please consider helping those who follow with your contributions to the UIS program of your choice. Future graduates will thank you!
You can find many wonderful giving opportunities available at any level of giving on the Office of Advancement website. Use the “Choose Where to Give” tab at the top to see a list of many opportunities. The UIS Fund, which provides support for programs and students throughout campus, is always an excellent choice.
You’ll be receiving updates from the Office of Advancement with campus stories of students and special opportunities for giving.
If you have questions, please feel free to call us at (217) 206-6058.
UIS Ring Program and Tradition
The Official Ring of the University of Illinois Springfield symbolizes the educational values, heritage, and traditions of the University. The University of Illinois alumni family is united by rich traditions of loyalty, excellence, and service, and we invite you to help carry on this proud legacy through active participation in the UIS Ring Program.
The UIS Ring can be ordered by phone (866/225-3687) or online (www.balfour.com).
Balfour, the Official UIS Ring provider, will have representatives on campus during Graduate Salute to size and order rings in-person.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact Graduation by calling (217) 206-7730 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 18, 2021
UIS is holding a commencement celebration for graduates on September 18th. Due to the overwhelming response we’ve received from the Class of 2020, along with the need to limit capacity within Sangamon Auditorium, we will be providing two separate ceremonies at 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Sangamon Auditorium on the University of Illinois Springfield campus.
Please check your email account for details.
Open registration will be from August 6th – August 25th (Registration is now closed)
Graduates are responsible for knowing and adhering to all University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) policies, deadlines, and procedures. Specific graduation and commencement-related information is available in the current catalog and must be followed.