The Diversity Center is dedicated to bridge the gap between the UIS campus and the Springfield and the surrounding communities.
- Mentors are always being recruited from UIS alumus, area representives from city and state acencies along with area organizations to assist students through their college career.
- The community is also invovled with the Host Family Program. Please see the attached website for details: http://www.uis.edu/diversitycenter/programs/hostfamily.html
- The campus students also mentor and tutor students are various elementary and middle schools in the surrounding area.