There is a $175 Orientation Fee that is mandatory for all freshmen students. The Orientation fee covers some of the costs for Orientation like video production, materials, and salaries. It is non-refundable.
Guest Fee. There is a $25/person fee for guests. The fee covers some of the costs related to video production, materials, salaries, etc. Guests can be registered through the student’s Orientation reservation and calculated as part of their total Orientation charges. The guest fee is non-refundable.
How to pay the Orientation Fee
The Orientation Fee can by paid by credit card, personal check or money order.
To pay by credit card…go to your UIS Admissions Status page, click on the Payment Due item above your Orientation reservation and follow the directions. UIS accepts major credit cards.
To pay by personal/cashier’s check or money order…you can mail the payment to:
The Office of New Student Orientation & Parent Relations
One University Plaza, MS UHB 1080
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Make check or money order payable to: The University of Illinois Springfield. Please print the student’s name and UIN in the memo line so we know what account to credit the payment.
We cannot accept cash, traveler’s checks, or checks or money orders drawn on international banks.
Deferring payment to student bill…Students can also elect to defer the Orientation Fee on the Orientation registration form . You will receive a billing statement with the balance due by email after your Orientation session. The deferred fee will be added to your semester tuition bill the first week of classes. It will be due with that first semester tuition bill. Please note that the Orientation Fee is not included in the calculation of the cost of attendance and that financial assistance may not cover the cost of the Orientation Fee. If these deferred fees are not paid by the semester due date (September 28 for the students admitted for summer or fall semester and February 28 for the students admitted for spring semester) they will be subject to late fees and other penalties charged by the University Bursar office for late or unpaid bills.