Dean of Students

Serving all UIS students by providing them resources and services to achieve fulfilling college experiences and career development as they progress to graduation.

The office is committed to the academic mission of UIS. We partner with faculty and staff to identify and address obstacles to student success, support students in their efforts to make meaning of their collegiate experience (student development) and prepare them to become engaged public servants and leaders through meaningful out-of-class learning experiences, community standards, services and activities. more

Due to the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dean of Students office is operating remotely.  All employees are working from home and can be reached by individual email or

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

For the most current information, please see the resources below.
UIS Student Handbook 2021-2022 (PDF)
UIS COVID-19 Testing Website
Warming Center Locations 2021-2022
The City of Springfield – Community Resources
IDPH Violence Prevention and Support Resources
The Diverse Nature of COVID-19 (PDF)
Diversity Center
IBHE Complaint Process
Cultural & Religious Calendar 2021 (PDF)
Religious & Spiritual Organizations Directory (PDF)
Serving Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Brochure (PDF)


Student of Concern Reporting Form – This is to be used for concerning, threatening, or worrisome behaviors by members of our community.

Students-Parents – In order to support student-parents in their educational journey, we offer this website as a platform for identifying resources, locating policies, learning about programs and connecting to peers.

  • UIS Nondiscrimination Policy – The University of Illinois will not engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of the following protected categories: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, genetic information, marital status, disability, sexual orientation including gender identity, unfavorable discharge from the military or status as a protected veteran and will comply with all federal, state and applicable local nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, orders and regulations.
  • Students – Designate a “Primary Contact if Missing” – The Clery Act contains certain requirements related to students who have been determined to be missing more than 24 hours. One of these requirements included providing all students with an opportunity to name an emergency contact that is specifically related to and used when a student has been determined to be missing. This is separate from your normal emergency contact. I encourage you to identify a contact for this purpose.All active UIS Students can designate a “Primary Contact if Missing “ individual by following the instructions noted below.Designating a “Primary Contact if Missing” via Student Self-Service:
    1. Log into Student Self-Service (,
    2. Click on the “Personal Information” link,
    3. Click on the “Emergency Contacts” link,
    4. Click on the “New Contact” link,
    5. Select the “Primary Contact if Missing” relationship designation from the pull-down list, and
    6. Enter all requested information (e.g., name, address) and click “Submit Changes.”
  • Student Policies, Reports, Procedures and Title IX
  • Student Conduct Code – The Code covers disciplinary action initiated or taken against a student.  Disciplinary action may be initiated for proscribed conduct occurring on property owned or controlled by the Campus or conduct in the course of participating in a Campus-sponsored program or project.
  • Student Grievance Code – The Code covers a grievance brought by a student against another member of the Campus community.
  • Peer to Peer File Sharing (HEOA Compliance Plan) PDF – Plan for Combating the Unauthorized Distribution of Copyrighted Material by Users of UIS Network.
  • Parental Notification Policy – The decision to give parental notification will be based on factors such as the student’s prior judicial history, the severity of the alleged incident and other relevant circumstances.
  • Office of Access and Equal Opportunity – UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community.
  • The UIS Student Handbook 2021-2022 (PDF) includes information and links to academic and student affairs programs, arts and entertainment at UIS, athletics, food and dining, university policies and procedures, and campus safety, among many other topics. The Student Handbook is not an all-inclusive resource meant to take the place of the university catalog or other publication, but is rather one of many guides for students as they progress toward graduation. While the handbook is online-only, it is designed to allow printing of any or all of the pages of the handbook.
  • Violence Prevention Plan – The University of Illinois at Springfield’s Campus Violence Prevention Plan is designed to comply with applicable federal and state regulations and to provide the policies and procedures to be followed in dealing with issues related to violence on campus.


The Dean of Students Office
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
MS Founders Residence Hall FRH 178
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment.