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!


Nov 18, 2022
Due to the changes yesterday as a result of the cybersecurity incident, connecting to the VPN now requires 2FA. The login screen askes for a 2nd password.  The 2nd Password field is for two-factor…
Nov 17, 2022
UIS experienced a cybersecurity incident this week. While this incident was caught quickly and intervention took place immediately, we are acting in an abundance of caution and requiring that all UIS users reset their…
Nov 16, 2022
Greetings, colleagues! Here are some important updates and announcements from the UIS Office of Human Resources:  Upload Job Descriptions in JDXpert by December 20 To comply with State University…

News from the Chancellor

Nov 14, 2022
11.14.22 Good afternoon, colleagues: November is a month focused on gratitude, and as I reflect on my first few months as your chancellor, my appreciation for my new role grows and grows. UIS is a place where students come first, and to see…
Oct 31, 2022
10.31.22 Good morning, colleagues: The final day of October is here — it’s been a “treat” to see all of the fall-themed activities occurring on campus this past month! The Chancellor’s Office staff enjoyed participating in the Trunk or Treat…
Oct 27, 2022
10.27.22 Dear Colleagues — A critical way we contribute to our mission at UIS is helping our faculty and staff feel supported in their work and energized about their role in contributing to a positive university environment for all – this…

See What's Cooking

students getting food in food court

Employee of the Month

Oct 11, 2022
Robert Weis has been named the University of Illinois Springfield Employee of the Month for October 2022. He is the coordinator and advisor for Engaged Learning and Partner Initiatives in the UIS Office of Engaged…

Employee Events

Dec 11, 2022
Dec 14, 2022
Fall 2022 Final Grades Due to the Office of Records and Registration Electronically by NOON