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University of Illinois Springfield emphasizes a strong liberal arts core and broad engagement in timely public affairs issues. Students and faculty conduct research and public service projects in the living laboratory that is the Illinois state capital to improve regional, state, national, and global communities.

Facts and Rankings


Explore UIS facts and rankings to find out who they are, what they value and more. UIS celebrates its diversity with a campus comprised of students and faculty of various ages, backgrounds, and ethnicity.


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Dining


Enjoy convenient and flexible meal plans at UIS. Students don’t pay for missed meals and are able to meet their own personal dining habits and needs.

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Housing


Find your home at UIS!
You’ll find residence halls, apartments and townhouses on campus. Lots of options!

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Campus Activities

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), Clubs, Sports

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Interested in joining a club?

UIS has over 200+ clubs and student organizations that you can explore.

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Interested in celebrating friendship, leadership, scholarship, service, and social advancement while appreciating the diversity of our member organizations?

Join Greek Life.

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Campus Recreation

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Cricket Field: Located south of University Drive, just east of the UIS Baseball Field. Equipment rental including bats, pads, and wickets can be checked out by students from TRAC.

Challenge Course: A course consisting of ground events, as well as utilizing initiatives which consist of poles, wires, platforms, and ropes a few inches to a couple of feet off the ground.

Disc Golf Course: The 18-hole campus disc golf course is perfect for any skill-level.

Kiwanis Stadium Basketball Court: The Kiwanis Stadium Basketball Court is located just north of the Sport Club Field. 

REC Park: Offers a sand volleyball court, outdoor basketball court, horseshoe courts, swing set, mini-golf course, softball field, flag football/soccer fields, and corn-hole boards.

Student Life Building (SLB) Gymnasium: One of the most popular spaces for student organizations to host activities on campus. On any given day you may find a dodgeball game, dance practice, dance parties, and other activities being held in this space.

The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC): TRAC boasts a 23,000 square foot arena available for multiple indoor sports. It offers three fitness areas, a Multi-Purpose Room, and two racquetball/squash courts. TRAC also serves as the home of UIS Men’s & Women’s Basketball and UIS Women’s Volleyball.

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Diversity Resources


The UIS Diversity Center offers a diverse range of programs, activities and workshops that are educational, cultural and social. Committed to supporting and promoting multicultural awareness, the staff develops program that increase understanding and appreciation of all cultural differences by familiarizing the campus community with the contribution and histories of African American, American Indian, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, International, LGBTQ, and all culturally diverse students.

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Internships and Research


Immerse yourself and gain hands-on experience through the countless internship and research opportunities available at UIS.



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Local Attractions


There are many different attractions near UIS that students can explore, including the Abraham Lincoln Sites, Abraham Lincoln Museum, Hoogland Center for the Arts, Minore Art Gallery, White Oaks Mall, and more.

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