Monday, August 22 marked the first day of classes at the University of Illinois Springfield.
All week long, the school is holding events as part of "Welcome Week," encouraging new and returning students to get involved in student organizations and athletics.
A number of departments are holding open houses for students still trying to pick a major.
More than 5,000 students are enrolled at UIS this fall.
This story was reported by WISC Newschannel 20 on August 22, 2016.
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