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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Sunday, January 28, 2018

    • 7:00 pm
    • Sangamon Auditorium

    There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful Wizard of Oz, twists its way into Springfield!

Monday, January 29, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Diversity Center, Student Life Building (SLB), Room 22

    The UIS Professional Clothing Closet, operated by the Career Development Center, provides access to FREE professional and business casual attire to students for a wide variety of events such as career fairs, interviews, internships, and conferences. Walk-in hours are Monday and Wednesday 2-5pm, Tuesday and Thursday 3-5pm.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • Student Affairs Building (SAB) 50

    Learn how to make the most of your Career Connections Expo experience. The seminar will cover how to: - Navigate the career expo. - Prepare your resume and cover letter. - Dress for success. - Create your "30-second elevator pitch." Plus much more! *Students register to participate online or in-person in CareerConnect under "Events"

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

    • All Day

    • All Day

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
    • The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC)

    A special networking event for UIS Faculty & Staff to connect with employers who are registered for the annual Career Connections Expo. Join us at 10am, prior to the start of the expo, for refreshments and refreshing conversation.

    • 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
    • The Recreation and Athletic Center - TRAC

    Make career connections with over 120 employers and learn about potential internship and job opportunities. Build your professional network at this event! Learn more at:

    • 7:30 pm
    • Sangamon Auditorium

    An extravaganza of sights and sounds of Irish culture Direct from Dublin, Ireland, Dublin Irish Dance is a troupe of world champion Irish step dancers together with a sensational eight-member traditional Irish band and vocalist. The all-star cast brings to life an epic tale of Celtic culture, carrying its traditional melodies and steps to the New World in a gala celebr

Friday, February 16, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

    • All Day

    • 6:00 - 8:30 pm
    • Student Union Ballroom

    Join Chancellor Susan J. Koch in celebrating achievement and distinguished service, as we honor two exceptional alumni. Kathleen Best will be presented with the Alumni Achievement Award, and Mary Mitchell Beaumont will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award. Guests will have the opportunity to mix and mingle, and explore the new UIS Student Union.

    • 8:00 pm
    • UIS Studio Theatre

    British clarinet virtuoso Julian Bliss leads his seven-piece ensemble through some of the great tunes made famous by Benny Goodman during the swing era the 1930s and 1940s.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Student Union Ballroom

    Join us for the 2018 Spring Lunch & Learn Series presented by UIS Alumni SAGE Society. These lunch-time programs will stimulate thinking as they build upon the University's tradition of open and intelligent dialogue. The February 27th session is Celebrating Culture and History.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018

    • 3:00 pm
    • Sangamon Auditorium

    By creating a playful yet compelling experience through the inventive use of shadow, light, and creative manipulation of objects, Mummenschanz offers timeless insight on the human condition. The result is a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    • 7:30 pm
    • Sangamon Auditorium

    Getting away with murder can be so much fun… and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder!

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

    • All Day

    • 7:30 pm
    • Sangamon Auditorium

    Now more than ever, we need the power of dance to bring us all together, connected by our common humanity. Engage your emotions when Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns with contemporary works that touch on timely topics and the beloved classic Revelations, Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece that fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

    • 8:00 pm
    • UIS Studio Theatre

    This Bluegrass Opry brings a new perspective to Tommy while paying total respect to its creators. For several decades Meyers looked for the right band to pull off this high wire bluegrass approach, and The HillBenders bring the perfect mix of virtuoso musicianship and rock star vocals.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    • 7:00 pm
    • Brookens Auditorium

    Join us for the 2018 One Book, One UIS Keynote Lecture & Discussion with Cathy O'Neil, author of the award-winning "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy." The book tackles a wide array of issues surrounding “big data”, a topic that has become a mainstay in media, as well as in the political landscape.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018

    • 5:00 pm
    • Crowne Plaza Springfield

    11th Annual Defender of the Innocent Event and Awards, benefiting the Illinois Innocence Project; featured speaker Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer” Attorney Jerry Buting with special guests Illinois exonerees.

Monday, April 30, 2018

    • 7:30 pm
    • UIS Studio Theatre

    Experience a roller coaster ride of terror and laughter as NYC actor Joshua Kane populates the stage with unforgettable characters. Inspired by the old-time radio dramas of Orson Welles and Vincent Price, Kane bewitches audiences with a devilish sense of fun and whimsy.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

    • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Student Union Ballroom

    Join us for the 2018 Spring Lunch & Learn Series presented by UIS Alumni SAGE Society. These lunch-time programs will stimulate thinking as they build upon the University's tradition of open and intelligent dialogue. The May 2nd session is From Prairie to Sustainable U.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018