Weapons Screening at PAC on Nov 20

In accordance with the UIS Policy on Weapons Screening at the UIS Performing Arts Center, we are once again implementing a weapons screening at the UIS Performing Arts Center in the Public Affairs Center (PAC) building. This screening will be on Sunday, Nov. 20, for the sold-out John Mulaney comedy show. The building lockdown and patron screening activity will occur from approximately 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Message from the Chancellor: UIS Update 11.14.22

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 that displayed in how you approach your work is so inspiring. I know these last few weeks of the semester will be busy, but let’s keep showing up each day dedicated to fulfilling our mission! Thank you for all you do to make UIS such a special university!

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COVID-19 Restored Sick Leave and Retroactive Paid Administrative Leave

November 10, 2022

To: All Employees

You may be eligible to request the restoration of certain leave or unpaid time taken for qualifying COVID-related reasons. In accordance with Illinois Public Act 102-0697 the University of Illinois System offers COVID-19 Restored Sick Leave and Retroactive Paid Administrative Leave to eligible employees. See COVID-19 Restored/Retroactive Leave for details.

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SECA Campaign Enters Final Week - Participate Today!

Here's your friendly reminder that the SECA campaign ends on Wednesday, November 16!

For information about the SECA campaign and to find a list of participating charities, click here. To make a gift (payroll deduction or check/money order), the donor form can be accessed here.

Thank you for your participation!

For questions about the SECA campaign, please contact Erica Michael at emich1@uis.edu.

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Skype for Business to Retire December 16

Shutting Down Skype for Business

ITS will be shutting down the UIS Skype for Business server on December 16, 2022. Microsoft has been migrating Skype for Business functionality to Microsoft Teams and plans to no longer support Skype for Business.

Please note that this has no impact on Skype; Skype for Business is a separate service.    

Please reach out to ITS Client Services if you would like additional training on Zoom or MS Teams.

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Online Payment Option Available for Lost Keys

There is now an online payment option for any lost keys that were issued by Campus Police. The form can be found on the UIS Campus Police webpage under Forms & Resources (link included below). Please note, you will need your University login information to access the payment form. 

The online payment option is only available for credit card transactions. Any cash/check payments can still be made at the University Bursar’s Office during their operating hours. 

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WUIS Restrooms Closed Nov. 7-17

11.13.22 Update

Facilities and Services has encountered an unforeseen issue with the flooring installation at WUIS. The condition of the subfloor requires extensive grinding to prepare it for the installation of the new flooring. This is a very time-consuming process that we anticipate will push the reopening of the restrooms to the middle of next week, November 16 or 17.

We apologize for the continued inconvenience, and every effort will be made to reopen the restrooms as quickly as possible.

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Message from the Chancellor: UIS Update 10.31.22

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 event with the Cox Children’s Center children last Friday, and several of our students were out and about in the community yesterday collecting nearly 8,000 pounds of canned goods for the annual Trick or Treat for Canned Goods philanthropy. What a great way to combine service with the season!

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