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UIC Orientation Don't forget to join the Ill.-Chicago network once you get your UIC email address. Welcoming new students and parents to the University of Illinois at Chicago.


FINALS ARE HERE! Relax, breathe, caffeinate, sleep, repeat.


Finals week is coming up shortly! Adequate sleep and regular meals are your friend! Plan accordingly.


Have you registered for Spring Orientation yet?
You can do so on the portal at my.uic.edu or give our office a call to get started! Orientations are coming up quickly, so get the ball rolling and sign up today!


We're now live on Twitter! Follow us @uicorientation !!


Student Orientation Leader Applications Now Available - Deadline 11/18/2013

Interested in developing valuable leadership experiences, gaining network opportunities, and welcoming new UIC students and families? If so, apply to become a Student Orientation Leader today!

Applications are available online via orientation.uic.edu. Deadline to apply is Monday, November 18 at 5pm.

Informational sessions will be held next week to describe the application process in detail, facilitated by the Senior Student Orientation Leaders. Locations and times are as follows:

Monday (11/4): Illinois Room C from 4pm-5pm
Tuesday (11/5): Commuter Student Resource Center from 1pm-2pm
Wednesday (11/6): Commuter Student Resource Center from 4pm-5pm
Thursday (11/7): JST Event Center from 6pm-7pm
Friday (11/8): Illinois Room C from 1pm-2pm

If you have any questions regarding the application process, email Victor Ramirez ([email protected]) or call(312) 996-6845.


Hopefully everyone is having a great first week so far! Have questions? Need a map? Stop by our Orientation tables located by SCE and SES and we'll help you solve your first year problems!


Convocation is TOMORROW! Who's excited?!


Attention all new incoming students: Don't forget to register for UIC Convocation happing this SUNDAY, AUGUST 25th at 3pm! Visit convocation.uic.edu to sign up or get more info.

Register for the UIC First-Year Dialogue Seminar: Campus Courses 120.It is a seven-week, one credit course designed to h...
UIC First-Year Dialogue Seminar

Register for the UIC First-Year Dialogue Seminar: Campus Courses 120.It is a seven-week, one credit course designed to help you understand your diverse campus. This course creates a space for students to talk about the issues, opinions, and perspectives surrounding diversity and
social justice. It also teaches students how to communicate
effectively with people from varying backgrounds in a fun and interactive setting. For additional information, please email Steve Whitley ([email protected]), call 312-355-0232 or visit www.uic.edu/depts/oaa/ua/seminars/cc120.

One of the most remarkable resources of UIC is its diversity, and the opportunities afforded to you because of UIC's diverse people, places, and resources. This special seminar, CC120, is designed to help you understand and take advantage of that diversity.


Don't forget to register for UIC Convocation ASAP! Convocation is August 26th at 3:00pm. Call us at 312-996-3271 for questions.



Over 1200 students have signed up for orientation!


Over 400 students have already signed up for orientation!


Registration for UIC Orientation begins today!


Hey Everybody! Interested in becoming an Orientation Leader this summer? We have begun our second round of applications for the position and we want YOU to apply!

Check out our recruitment page for more information!


*New Students* Orientation program reservations for Spring 2012 will be available via the UIC Student Portal (www.my.uic.edu) beginning next week!

Spring 2012 Class Registration (current students can check my.uic.edu for exact time/date):
Registration Time Ticket Schedule

Spring 2012 Class Registration (current students can check my.uic.edu for exact time/date):

*Non-degree, re-admitted, and newly admitted student time-tickets are scheduled in Open Registration, November 17 - November 23.

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UIC Radio

Today is College Radio Day! Celebrate with us all day long by tuning in. uicradio.org


Check out Transfer Student Organization at UIC! Yay for student orgs!

AANAPI Online Demographic Survey

Take the survey here --> https://survey.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2f3FfEuz4NoPj1i

10/10: 944 responses today! Up from 725 last week.

Please help, AARCC, and ASAM to help YOU all to be counted and represented on UIC's campus. How many Taiwanese are at this school? Indian? Filipino? ...We will never know how many and how to best serve them unless you fill out this survey. Please pass this on to any of your Asian American or Pacific Islander undergraduate friends at UIC to take this survey. It says it takes 15-20 min to complete, but it really takes like less than 10 minutes. YOU CAN ALSO WIN A $25 AMAZON GIFT CARD.

You are being asked to participate in a study about Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPI) undergraduate students at UIC conducted under a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This survey will help gather important information about AANAPI students in order to bett...


There is cake...FREE CAKE at the UIC Commuter Student Resource Center!!!!

» ArtWalk 2011

in case you have free time this weekend:

Get started at the Central Gallery at 4021 N Ravenswood where you can see work from every artist in the ArtWalk. While there you can pick up an event map, hop on the free trolley or just start walking… there are hundreds of artists within blocks!


Hey y'all: The Gender & Sexuality Center (GSC) is looking to “check in” with new
students to hear their concerns, offer resources, and connect them with other students to increase retention through graduation. A free dinner will be provided.

• Identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or straight
ally (LGBTQA) and first semester here at UIC (a freshman and/or a transfer)

First-Year Queers Program; Wednesday, October 5, 2011
5:00-6:30 p.m. (free dinner); Room 183 BSB
Please RSVP to Liz Thomson, [email protected] or at (312) 413-8619 by
October 4.


Anyone want to transfer into the College of Business? Find out how on Tuesday 9/27 at 1105 University Hall from 1.30-2.30. Sign up: illinois.edu/fb/sec/9522771


Tuesday, from 2-3PM, Join Active Transportation Alliance to find out what you can do to keep your bike riding in top condition! Learn quick fixes for emergency repairs and basic maintenance. Do you have questions about how to use the public transit bike racks? PACE will demonstrate proper techniques.
Bring your bike and join us in the Quad. UIC Commuter Student Resource Center


Lucky's Eating Contest: Starts at 7 PM SHARP! Arrive at Flames Field by 6 PM to sign-up and there will be a lottery drawing for 10 amateur contestants!!! The Pros will show you how it is done and then amateurs compete separately! Also, FREE sandwich samples for ALL UIC Students!!! Thanks UIC Flames Soccer


Fall Volunteer Fair today, in Lecture Center Plaza/The Quad, from 11am-1:30pm. Presented by UIC Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services!


Hello fall!


AND Welcome Week comes to a close today! Hope you all had a great first two weeks of school!


Spark in the Park - UIC Music Festival is today at 3pm! Bring your i-Card!


Fun Fair East is in the quad today at 11am! See what orgs you want to join.


Payments are coming up: paymybill.uillinois.edu


Dear UIC Students, please do not walk at night by yourself...just sayin.


fyi, DePaul students move in today...we were first.


Annual Rainbow Social at the UIC Gender & Sexuality Center is happening now!
Location 183 BSB, 1007 West Harrison Street...get there now!


1200 West Harrison Street, Suite 1600 (Our Offices)
Chicago, IL

For Freshmen (summer orientation): CTA Blue Line - "UIC-Halsted" stop CTA Bus #8 (at Halsted and Taylor) CTA Bus #7 and #60 (at Halsted and Harrison) Then, walk two blocks south to the corner of Taylor and Halsted For Transfer (summer and spring orientation) CTA Blue-line "Racine" stop CTA Bus #60 and #7 (at Racine and Harrison) ___________________________________________ FRESHMEN ONLY: If you plan on driving, the parking lot is cash only on the Taylor Halsted Street Parking Structure located at 760 West Taylor ($11.00 all day rate) TRANSFER ONLY: If you plan on driving, the parking lot is cash only on the Harrison Parking Structure located at 1100 West Harrison ($12.50 all day rate)


(312) 996-3271



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