Student Support Services
Library Support and Services
Online students who are enrolled in programs and courses have access to many library services provided by the campuses.
Online library services by campus can be found by following the links below.
Urbana-Champaign - http://www.library.illinois.edu/distance/
Chicago - http://exedweb.cc.uic.edu/uiconline/student_resources.html#library
Springfield - http://library.uis.edu/
Where to Buy Textbooks
Textbooks can be purchased from the campus or any online bookseller. Please be sure to have the correct ISBN number for the required textbooks before ordering online. Information about purchasing other required readings such as course packets will be available from your instructor.
Online bookstores by campus can be found by following the links below.
Urbana-Champaign - http://uofibookstore.illinois.edu/default.asp
Chicago - http://www.uic.bkstr.com
Springfield – http://illinois.edu/goto/bookstore
All University of Illinois students are provided with services that assist in the process of career planning and preparation.
Career services by campus can be found by following the links below.
Urbana-Champaign - http://www.careerservices.illinois.edu
Chicago - http://www.uic.edu/depts/ocs
Springfield – http://www.uis.edu/career
The University of Illinois has a strong commitment to assisting all students, including those with disabilities, and each campus has an office dedicated to providing service and support to students.
Disability services by campus can be found by following the links below.
Urbana-Champaign - http://www.disability.illinois.edu
Chicago - http://www.uic.edu/depts/oaa/disability_resources/index.html
Springfield – http://www.uis.edu/disabilityservices
The University of Illinois is committed to providing assistance to veterans and helping them receive all educational benefits for which they are eligible.
Veteran services by campus can be found by following the links below.
Urbana-Champaign - http://veterans.illinois.edu/
Chicago - http://www.uic.edu/depts/dos/veteranaffairs.html
Springfield – http://www.uis.edu/veterans
Mediation and Conflict Resolution
All students are entitled to receive fair and reasonable treatment from faculty, academic and administrative units. Campus ombuds officers are available to investigate student complaints and help achieve equitable settlements. Issues most commonly addressed by the Ombudsperson include academic grievances, student/teacher conflicts, grade disputes, and sexual harassment and discrimination concerns.
Ombuds Offices by campus can be found by following the links below.
Urbana-Champaign - http://www.conflictresolution.illinois.edu
Chicago - http://www.uic.edu/depts/dos/ombuds.html
Springfield – http://www.uis.edu/ombuds