Melissa Beisel

Welcome to Residence Life at the University of Illinois Springfield! I am excited that you have chosen to live with us and make living on campus part of your UIS experience. I, along with my team, look forward to welcoming you to campus where you can lead, live, learn, and work in a supportive, collaborative, and diverse learning community.

- Melissa Beisel, Director of Residence Life

Student Housing Portal & Room Selection Access

Welcome to your home away from home

Love where you live!

Student Housing Portal & Room Selection

Submit a Work Order

Use the “Room Work Orders” button if you're having issues with keys, electrical, plumbing, need a repair, or other maintenance performed that DOES NOT involve The Internet. The PDF contains instructions for submitting a request.

Use the “Technology Only” button if you're having issues with internet related problems. Just fill out the form and submit your order. These will be reviewed and submitted to UIS IT for work.

Residence Life Handbook

The Residence Life staff is dedicated and committed to providing you with a safe, clean living environment and developing an informed, responsible community. For questions not answered here, please contact your Resident Assistant or Resident Director; or visit, call, or email the Department of Residence Life in the Homer Butler Commons.

Mission Statement

UIS Department of Residence Life fosters an inclusive community environment strongly supportive of academic and personal growth among students through progressive, collaborative and intentional experiences. Residence Life strives to provide diverse and inclusive traditions which enhance the development of the whole student, support a safe living-learning environment, and deliver excellent customer service.

Vision Statement

To be considered a premier residential program and innovative Residence Life team in the collegiate housing field, which challenges students to successfully lead, live, learn, and work in supportive, collaborative, and diverse learning communities.

360 Virtual Campus Tour

Take a tour of the UIS Campus virtually! Learn more about the many exciting and fulfilling opportunities we offer our Prairie Stars.

Get a first-hand look at the Housing Options offered by the Department of Residence Life, check out our virtual tours!

Contact Us

(217) 206-6190

(217) 206-7821


Postal Mail:

Department of Residence Life Central Office University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS HBC1
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Regular Academic Year and Holiday Hours

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