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Jul 08, 2024
The Office of Web and Digital Strategy has added the capability for editors to now submit articles to be published to the Orbit website. The Orbit website is our Internal Communication Hub, meant to improve internal…
Jul 08, 2024
Facilities and Services will oversee the inspection of fire alarm systems during the week of July 8th. This is primarily a visual inspection, but there will be brief, intermittent activations of alarm horns and strobe…
Jul 02, 2024
Web Services will host a series of workshops in July to help MarCom professionals across the university leverage the Webtools platform to implement the brand. Workshops will include several new enhancements to Forms,…

UIS Mobile App

The 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

Jun 10, 2024
6.10.24 Happy Monday, I hope you're all enjoying the summer and managing with the buzzing cicadas around campus! Even in these warmer months, there's a lot happening at UIS. Summer camps are in full swing, and our Facilities and Services…
May 28, 2024
5.28.24 Good morning UIS, I hope you had a restful holiday weekend and that you enjoyed a well-deserved chance to relax and recharge. It’s the perfect time to step back, reflect on the achievements of the past academic year and prepare for…
May 13, 2024
5.13.24 Happy Monday— We did it! We completed another successful academic year at UIS. Thank you to everyone who helped at or attended Commencement. It was amazing to see all the happy faces of graduates, their families and friends. To…

News from the Provost

Dec 06, 2023
Academic Affairs News - November/December 2023 From Provost Schwab Dear colleagues: As we approach the end of the year, I want to express my appreciation to the UIS community for making my first semester here such a good experience. I am…
Oct 25, 2023
Academic Affairs News - October 2023 From Provost Schwab Dear colleagues: It’s hard to believe that we already are past the mid-point of fall semester and that some of you just submitted grades while others started second-half courses this…
Aug 30, 2023
Provost’s welcome Welcome to the new academic year. For those new to UIS, like me, welcome! For those who are returning after what I hope was a restful and rejuvenating break, welcome back! We will be offering this update from the…

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Employee Recognition

Jun 18, 2024
Brian Clevenger has been named the University of Illinois Springfield Employee of the Month for June 2024. He is the associate vice chancellor for enrollment and retention management. His supervisor, Vicki Cook,…

Employee Events

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. Web Editor Training Sign Up
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. Web Editor Training Sign Up