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!


Feb 29, 2024
Greetings Campus Community, Facilities & Services painters will be performing general maintenance in the common areas of UHB over the next few weeks. This work will include patching and painting damaged and worn…
Feb 28, 2024
The Office of Web and Digital Strategy (previously known as the Office of Web Services) is committed to ensuring that our digital resources continue to serve our community effectively and securely. To further this…
Feb 28, 2024
Dear Faculty and Staff: The following message was sent to students on Wednesday, Feb. 28, regarding the Student Speaker Application form being available for those who plan to participate in Commencement 2024.…

New UIS Mobile App

The new UIS Mobile app is now available for download on both the App Store and Google Play Store. Features include quick access to events, news, dining info, and safety links. Visit the UIS Mobile App page to learn more and download!

News from the Chancellor

Feb 26, 2024
2.26.24 Good afternoon! Thank you to all faculty and staff who registered for Friday’s Rise Professional Development Retreat. Below are three things to know to help support a successful event. Confirmation emails regarding your workshop…
Feb 19, 2024
2.19.24 Good morning, UIS! The snowfall at the end of last week is a good reminder that winter is still with us. Thank you to our Facilities and Services employees, who we rely on in the worst conditions to clear roads, parking lots…
Feb 13, 2024
Dear Colleagues — As part of our ongoing Rise initiative, our leadership team is hosting a Spring Employee Information Session from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Student Union Ballroom. Similar to our fall session, the Feb. 22…

News from the Provost

Jan 30, 2024
Academic Affairs News - January 2024 From Provost Schwab Greetings – it is great to see students, faculty, and staff back on campus. I hope your semester is off to a good start and that you are “weathering” the weather okay. With the cold,…
Jan 24, 2024
UIS Students, Faculty, and Staff: As part of our institutional accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), UIS is expected to select and pursue one major improvement effort during its 10-year accreditation cycle. This effort,…
Dec 14, 2023
Dear Colleagues,  Bob Smith has decided to resign from his position of Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Education effective Wednesday, December 20, 2023 and will be moving to the position of full professor within the School of…

See What's Cooking

Thursday, February 29th


Chicken and Wild Rice
Vegan Lentil


Country Fried Steak
Ravioli with Red Pepper Sauce


Chicken Parmesan
Ravioli with Red Pepper Sauce

World Flavors

Turkey & Ham Panini
Chicken Stir Fry

Special Info

Spicy Chicken includes French Fries & Fountain soda - $7.00

Employee Recognition

Feb 22, 2024
Amanda Roberts has been named the University of Illinois Springfield Employee of the Month for February 2024. She is an interlibrary loan specialist at UIS Brookens Library. Her supervisor, Robin Mize, said she is…

Employee Events

Mark your calendar for Thursday, February 29! We'll be celebrating this year's Faculty & Staff Campaign kick off celebration on Leap Day. Faculty and staff can enjoy a whirlwind of goodies, a mouthwatering free…
Registration is open through Feb. 16.  Following the success of our fall retreat, there will be a Professional Development Retreat on March 1 for all faculty and staff. Registration is open through Feb. 16…
Spring 2024 Rise Professional Development Retreat UIS is once again offering a half-day Professional Development Retreat for employees focused on Redefining Workplace Culture. Sessions will offer employees the…