New Student Orientation and Parent Relations

New Student Orientation assists students with their transition to the university’s academic, social, and cultural community through purposeful programs, providing a foundation for student success.

What’s New:


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UIS is a Tobacco-Free campus as mandated by the State of Illinois.

UIS is now a Tobacco Free Campus
Tobacco-Free Campus


(217) 206.8181


Office Location

University Hall Building

Mailing Address

One University Plaza, MS UHB 1080, Springfield, IL 67203-5407

Office Hours

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST.   Monday thru Friday.


Young Abe the Orientation Leader
Young Abe the Orientation Leader

University Holidays


UIS is closed in observance of the following holidays: New Years Eve and Day; Martin Luther King, Jr Day; Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day Thursday and Friday; Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.