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Hazing Policy


UIS Hazing Policy:

The following categories of conduct are specifically prohibited and may form the basis for disciplinary action:

Hazing, which includes causing or encouraging others to cause physical or mental discomfort or injury, embarrassment or ridicule of another for the purpose of initiation, admission, affiliation or as a condition of continued membership in a group or organization.

Illinois Hazing Law
(720 ILCS 5/12C-50)
Sec. 12C-50. Hazing.

UIS Student Union opens its doors to community members following last Thursday’s storm

The University of Illinois Springfield Student Union is opening its doors to community members who may still be without power following last Thursday’s storm.

The Union will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday for anyone who wishes to charge their cellular devices, use the guest Wi-Fi network, utilize available desk space for remote work or get out of the heat and enjoy an air-conditioned space.

Parking is available in Lot J to the east of the Student Union. Individuals using the Union for storm relief are not required to pay for parking.

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UIS Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Ann Comerford to become president of ACUI in 2024

Ann Comerford, interim vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Illinois Springfield, has been elected president-elect of ACUI, formerly known as the Association of College Unions International.

Comerford will spend a year in the president-elect role observing closely all phases of ACUI's activities in preparation for assuming the presidency in March 2024.

UIS Student Affairs staff and programs receive awards at Region V ACUI Conference

University of Illinois Springfield Student Affairs staff and programs were honored with awards at the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Region V Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, October 27-29, 2022.

Marie Watson, associate director of student life, received the Inspiring Vision Award for mid-level professionals.

Policy on Sexual Misconduct Inquiries for Student Athletes

I. Policy Information

Policy Owner: Student Affairs
Responsible Official: Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Approved by: Chancellor
Date Approved: 8/9/2022
Amended Date: 9/6/2022
Effective Date: 9/6/2022
Target Review Date: May 2023
Contact: Jantzen Eddington, Dean of Students


II. Scope

This Policy applies to all incoming, continuing and transfer student-athletes in the UIS athletics program.


III. Purpose

Divisional Awards

Quality Service Award

This award recognizes an individual who always demonstrates professionalism by serving the needs of the University community. This individual takes the extra step to ensure that all students/clients feel important and welcome, and those expectations are not only met, but exceeded.

Off Campus Trips

Risk Scenario 1: UIS Student Affairs receives a phone call from a student’s guardian. “My child went on a trip with UIS, and I haven’t been able to reach him/her. I have reason to think that something went wrong. I’m not 100% sure what the trip was or where s/he was going. Can you help me?”