INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Illinois at Chicago!

The UIC Orientation for international students is a one-day session designed to acquaint you with UIC, ensure your success by providing information and up-to-date resources, and provide you with your first opportunity to meet with an academic advisor.

Program Dates

First-Year Students

First-Year International students are asked to attend a one-day Orientation on Monday, August 15, 2016. Please register for this program via the online Orientation portal at my.uic.edu.

Transfer Students

Transfer International students are asked to attend a one-day Orientation on Thursday, August 11, 2016. Please register for this program via the online Orientation portal at my.uic.edu.

ORIENTATION FEES

Students will be assessed a fee of $75 for each first-year or transfer student and $75 for each family member. Fees will be charged to your university account.

ORIENTATION FEE DISCOUNT REQUEST

Orientation Fee Discount Request Form: Click here to access the form The Completed forms and all supporting documentation must be received at least seven days prior to your orientation; otherwise, the full Orientation fee will be incurred.

PLAN TO BRING

Identification

A government-issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license, state ID, or passport.  For questions regarding alternate forms of identification, contact  Blanca Nieves at (312) 996-3356.

Comfortable Clothes/Shoes

Comfortable walking shoes, athletic attire (for optional night activity) and appropriate clothing for the day’s weather. We recommend avoiding open-toed and heeled shoes.

Money

Money for miscellaneous expenses, such as university souvenirs etc.

NetID & Password Info

Your NetID, Enterprise ID, and password information

Overnight Essentials

Personal care, shower slippers and casual clothing for overnight stay.

PROGRAM CHECK-IN

Check-in is at 7:45 am at the Student Services Building (SSB) located at 1200 West Harrison Street.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

ADD TO CALENDAR

SAMPLE ORIENTATION EVENTS

o Financial planning seminar
o Academic advising and course registration
o Student success programs information
o Safety presentation with the UIC Police and the Campus Advocacy Network
o University ID card issuance (i-card)

**The Orientation schedule is unique to each student and is based on the academic program to which you are admitted.

GETTING TO ORIENTATION

Check-in Location

Student Services Building, 1200 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607
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Parking Lot Location

Harrison Street Parking Structure, 1100 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607
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Public Transit Location

CTA Blue Line Racine Stop
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