Campus Support Services

Near or far, UIS is here for you!

Staying connected and available to our students is a top priority. Many support services remain available, though formats and hours of availability may have changed.



Phone: 217-206-6766

The UIS Bookstore website is Students are asked to utilize the website for Fall 2020 book orders. The store will be offering curbside pickup from August 10-September 4. Hours will be posted on the bookstore website - There will be pickup at our online order sales window and outside the lower level of the Public Affairs Center in the tear drop area.

The UIS Bookstore requires a face covering and social distancing. A maximum capacity of 10 customers will be allowed in the store at one time. All book orders will be picked and filled by Bookstore employees to minimize book contamination. The only in-store shopping will be for clothing, gifts, accessories, and supplies.

Brookens Library


Phone: 217-206-6605

The Library, including Archives and CINRC, will remain closed to physical traffic until further notice but online resources will continue to be available along with library services via email and chat. Follow on Twitter @UISLibrary  and Facebook at UIS Brookens Library.

Campus Recreation


Phone: 217-206-7103

Visit the Campus Rec website to participate in live or filmed fitness classes, view national parks, learn of ways to relax as you paint with Bob Ross, join a trivia team and much more.

Career Development Center


Phone: 217-206-6508

Companies are still recruiting UIS students! See openings through your Career Connect account and check out the Jobs Links and Resources Page for additional opportunities.


Career Counseling/Career Advising appointments may be requested through students’ Career Connect account or by calling the office. Resume and cover letter reviews may be requested via email.

Wide varieties of resources are available on the website including the Career Toolbox and more.

Connect with the Career Center on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for information, resources and tips daily. The center’s  YouTube channel also has video guides and tutorials.

Capital Scholars Honors Program


Phone: 217-206-7246

In addition to the email address above, feel free to contact Marc Klingshirn, Karen Barker or Courtney Trencevski directly. Under some circumstances, a Zoom conference call can also be arranged.

Child Care Center


Phone: 217-206-6610

The center is open and providing services and sharing helpful information for families on the Child Care Center Facebook page.

Counseling Center


Phone: 217-206-7122

Flexible Office Hours. A crisis counselor is available 24/7 by calling the main phone number.

All services are being offered through telehealth. Call or email to schedule an appointment. A variety of support groups will be offered. Check out the Counseling Center’s website for resources and additional details on the groups.

Dean of Students


Phone: 217-206-8211

The Dean of Students Office continues to provide advocacy and support to students through email, phone and Zoom. Please see additional information regarding resources on the Dean of Students website.

Diversity Center


Phone: 217-206-6334

Summer Vibe Check every Tuesday and Thursday 2 p.m.

Disability Services


Phone: 217-206-6666

Students with disabilities are being provided accommodations remotely, with the staff of ODS available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Financial Assistance


Phone: 217-206-6724

Staff are working remotely but are still available to assist current and future students and families with college planning and financial aid. Please contact the Financial Assistance office via email and someone will respond to your inquiry as quickly as possible.

Graduate Assistantships


Phone: 217-206-6544

Graduate Assistants should have already made contact with their supervisors about how their assistantship is being handled for the remaining spring semester. Contact your supervisor or email the GA office for any questions.

Health Services


Nurse Email:

Phone: 217-206-6676

Health Services is offering telehealth appointments through Students wanting to schedule a telehealth appointment with Health Services will need to call. Once scheduled, use the following link to access appointment:

International Programs (Study Away)


Phone: 217-206-8318

The UIS short term, summer study programs scheduled for this year in Japan, China and Spain are canceled. At present, the programs to England in August and Vietnam in January 2021 are still anticipated to move forward.

International Student Services


Phone: 217-206-6678

Events and workshops have been canceled or moved online via Zoom. Visit ISS events for details.

Immigration documents are being processed in a timely manner and sent out via express mail.

Internships & Prior Learning Services


Phone: 217-206-6640

For students planning for a fall 2020 internship/project, please review the resource page for specific information. Follow IPL on Twitter @UIS_Internships and UIS Internships and Prior Learning Services on Facebook.

New Student Orientation and Parent Relations


Phone: 217-206-8181

Please continue to register for an Orientation session. Continue to check the Orientation webpage and the Admissions page for updates. Follow on Twitter @UIS_NSOPR and like the Facebook page at UIS New Student Orientation and Parent Relations.

OASIS (Office of Advising, Services, Information, and Support)

Advisors are still working to help navigate your academic journey at UIS. Visit the OASIS website to find your advisor's contact information.

Residence Life


Phone: 217-206-6190

Residence Life remains available for support and assistance. Additionally, Res Life staff are able to answer 2020-21 room selection and assignment questions via email.

Student Employment


Phone: 217-206-6724

Contact your supervisor or email Financial Assistance for any questions.

Student Life


Phone: 217-206-4762




Phone: 217-206-8611

The Student Union is closed. For questions about reservation and event space, please reach out through the website or email.

Testing Services


Phone: 217-206-8114

Updates will be made on the Testing Services webpage.

The Learning Hub


Phone: 217-206-6503

Support if offered virtually. Email for appointments. Continue to check the "Updates" page regarding any changes in services. And follow the Learning Hub on Twitter @UISLearningHub and Facebook at UIS the Learning Hub.

Veterans Affairs


Phone: 217-206-8387

For more updates for UIS Military Connected students, follow UIS Veterans Affairs on Facebook.

Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center


Phone: 217/206-7716

The Food Pantry has prepackaged bags of food available. Students are encouraged to make an appointment for pick-up or assistance with for separate item.  Appointments can be made by emailing the Volunteer Center or by calling the Volunteer Center number and leaving a message.

Women’s Center


Phone: 217-206-7173

The Women's Center is providing regular resources relating to self-care. Check out the center’s UIS Women's Center Facebook channels for details.