UIS Orbit is a resource for University of Illinois Springfield employees to find important news and announcements, new hire information, human resources info, upcoming employee events, and more!

Announcements

family dressed like the characters from Disney's "Up" in front of their decorated car
Oct 03, 2022
The Cox Children’s Center and the Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center encourage your participation in our annual Trunk or Treat for Canned Goods campus event. Sign up (either as an individual or as a department) to…
Sep 30, 2022
As a University of Illinois employee, you are required to complete ethics training on an annual basis. This year's course focuses on relevant issues and events as they relate to the State Officials and Employees…
Sep 30, 2022
The Office of Campus Relations will be hosting two Open Photo Studio sessions for Fall 2022 for all staff or faculty. These can be used for university purposes such as department websites, campus directory, speaking…

News from the Chancellor

Sep 21, 2022
9.21.22 Dear Colleagues — I am pleased to announce the start of the State and University Employee Combined Appeal (SECA) campaign, a statewide effort to raise funds for thousands of charities in Illinois and around the world. Although I am…
Sep 20, 2022
9.20.22 Hello, UIS employees—  I’ve been enjoying seeing everyone on campus and getting to know our students. Now that the U of I State Tour has ended, I am looking forward to spending more time at events and gatherings – the excitement…
Sep 16, 2022
9.16.22 Dear Students, Faculty and Staff — Last night, UIS celebrated the completion of our multi-year fundraising campaign, Reaching Stellar, with an amazing gala at the Student Union. You may have noticed the fireworks displayed to cap off…

See What's Cooking

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Employee of the Month

Sep 09, 2022
Bea Bonner has been named the University of Illinois Springfield Employee of the Month for September 2022. She is the Community Voices Editor/Co-Host at NPR Illinois. She began working at UIS in 2016. According…

Employee Events

Oct 05, 2022
The Office of Campus Relations will be hosting two Open Photo Studio sessions for Fall 2022 for all staff or faculty. These can be used for university purposes such as department websites, campus directory, speaking…
Oct 06, 2022
The Office of Campus Relations will be hosting two Open Photo Studio sessions for Fall 2022 for all staff or faculty. These can be used for university purposes such as department websites, campus directory, speaking…
Oct 11, 2022
Sign up for website editor training on the new uis.edu website. Training typically lasts an hour and is open to all staff and students. Website Editor Training Sign Up