- Curious about what’s happening this week? Like the Residence Life Facebook Page!
- Find information for Returning Students.
- Are you a Prospective Student planning to attend UIS? Learn more about living on-campus as a First Year Freshman, Transfer, or Graduate student.
- Know someone who currently or will live on campus? There is Family Orientation Information to help transition their student to college life.
- Interested in learning about all of our residential life offerings? You can view the virtual tours under Housing Options.
- View or download the Emergency Action Plan (PDF)
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
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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.
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.
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.
Department of Residence Life Central Office University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS HBC1
Springfield, Illinois 62703
Regular Academic Year and Holiday Hours
Visit our Contact page for more info and our main office hours of operation