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

Professor teaching a class of students.
May 24, 2022
The Center for Online Learning, Research, and Service will be offering three workshops this summer on HyFlex Teaching.   The HyFlex (hybrid flexible) learning model is both a teaching format that…
Fall Welcome Flyer
May 24, 2022
Priority Deadline June 10th Fall Welcome is seeking Campus Departments to host events during Fall Welcome 2022  https://uisconnection.uis.edu/submitter/form/start/543244 Welcome Week Goals Welcome Week…
SHIELD testing vial
May 12, 2022
The SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 testing site at UIS will operate under reduced hours beginning May 16, 2022. Mondays: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesdays: 8:30 a.m. to NoonWednesdays: 8:30 a.m. to NoonThursdays-Sundays: Closed

News from the Chancellor

May 20, 2022
Karen Whitney BOT Remarks | 5.13.22 Good morning. In the 22 months I have been with UIS serving as the Interim Chancellor, I am thrilled to share with you what I have come to know and appreciate most about UIS.  As I have said before,…
May 16, 2022
5.16.22  Dear Colleagues:   We made it! Knowing the Class of 2022 has walked across the commencement stage should give us all a profound feeling of accomplishment. I am so thankful for this academic year and for each of you who made…
May 10, 2022
5.10.22 Dear UIS Students, Faculty and Staff — For two years and counting, we have been United in Safety at UIS. I am so proud of the efforts we each have contributed to stay united and weather the COVID-19 pandemic together, all with the…

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Employee of the Month

May 11, 2022
Yokasty Owens has been named the University of Illinois Springfield Employee of the Month for May 2022. She is a building service worker who has worked at UIS since 2019. Her nominator said she always “…

Employee Events

May 26, 2022
Members of the UIS community are invited to attend the Division of Academic Affairs Strategic Compass Year 3 Progress Report presentations on Thursday, May 26 (8:35 am – 3:40 pm) and Friday, May 27 (8:35 am – 3:05 pm…
May 27, 2022
Members of the UIS community are invited to attend the Division of Academic Affairs Strategic Compass Year 3 Progress Report presentations on Thursday, May 26 (8:35 am – 3:40 pm) and Friday, May 27 (8:35 am – 3:05 pm…
Jun 04, 2022
Join UIS alumni and colleagues in the UIS party suite at Wrigley Field as the Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals in the second game of the double-header. Game time is 6:15 p.m. Your registration includes a…