The Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences (CIS) was formally established through the decision of Senate at its 193rd (Special) meeting held on June, 2008. Part of that senate decision was the movement to CIS of the Dept of Computer Science from the Faculty of Science;

The Department of Computer Science, University of Ilorin is committed to the University’s mission of teaching, learning, research and community development services in the field of Computer Science. It is aimed at producing men and women who are well-trained in all facets of computer Science with the main purpose of meeting national and international needs in the area of technological advancement.

The Department of information and communication science (ICS) was established via the decision of the senate on 20th june,2008. The Department was created in the faculty of communication and information sciences (CIS).

The aim of establishing the department of information and communication

The Department of Library and Information Science of the University of Ilorin is committed to the University’s mission of teaching, learning, research and community services. As a professional department, it educates its students, in both theory and practice, to identify, acquire, organize, and disseminate information.

The department of Telecommunication Science of the University of Ilorin  was established in recognition of the fact that telecommunication is one of the main drivers of economic growth and globalization today. As such, the philosophy of the programme is to produce telecommunication specialists who are well grounded in the theory and practice of telecommunication.