The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 requires disclosure of policies that can affect students in colleges and universities. The following information is disclosed to you as a student at the University of Illinois at Springfield in compliance with this federal law. The University of Illinois at Springfield is committed to providing this important information to its students, prospective students, parents, faculty, staff and interested third parties. Consistent with this commitment, and pursuant to the University’s notice and reporting obligations under various laws, information concerning the following topics are indicated below.

General Information about the University

Accreditation, Approval and Federal Licensure Reporting Requirements of Institutions and Programs

Copyright Infringement Policies

Cost of Attendance

Description of Academic Programs

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

Federal Aid Repayment Policy

Instructional Facilities and Labs

Privacy of Student Records — Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Refund Policy

Student Diversity

Textbook Information

Transfer Credit

Voter Registration

Withdrawal Procedures

Information About Student Financial Assistance

Application Process

Federal Financial Aid Information

  • Federal Student Aid Homepage Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school.
  • College Scorecard College Scorecards make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you. You can use the College Scorecard to find out more about a college’s affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.
  • College Navigator Here you can search for and compare colleges on all sorts of criteria including costs, majors offered, size of school, campus safety, and graduation rates.

General Information

Institutional Code of Conduct for Educational Loans

Overview of Financial Aid Programs

Preferred Lender Lists and Arrangements

  • UIS does not maintain a preferred lender list and has no arrangement with any private lender.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

State Financial Aid Information

  • State Grant Assistance  The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) provides financial aid for college education through the many gift assistance programs that it administers. Gift assistance is awarded in the form of scholarships, grants, tuition waivers and loan repayment programs. As an approved participant in any of the gift assistance programs administered by ISAC, postsecondary institutions may receive funds on behalf of eligible students.

Students Rights and Responsibilities

Student Outcomes

Graduation and Retention Rates

Graduation and Retention Rates for Student Athletes

Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Report)

Alumni Outcomes

Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes – The Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO) is an experimental data product from the US Census Bureau containing earnings outcomes and employment flows for recent graduates of partner colleges and universities. These statistics are generated by matching university transcript data with a national database of jobs. Only graduates who earn at least the annual equivalent of full-time work at the prevailing federal minimum wage and work three or more quarters in a calendar year are included. The PSEO Explorer tool includes a UIS specific filter to review earning outcomes and employment flows.

Health and Safety

Campus Safety and Security

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention