INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

The UIC Orientation for international students is 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 an orientation between August 6th and August 13th, 2018. 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 either August 15th or 16th. 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. 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 UIC Orientation at 312-996-3271.

Comfortable Clothes/Shoes

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

Money

Money for miscellaneous expenses, such as university apparel or other spirit gear.

NetID & Password Info

Your NetID and password information

Overnight Essentials (if attending a two-day program)

Personal care toiletries and clothing for an overnight stay. Please do not overpack.

PROGRAM CHECK-IN

Check-in begins promptly at 7:45am at Student Center East (SCE).  If driving, please plan accordingly with Chicago traffic. The closest parking structure is the Halsted Street Parking Structure (760 W. Taylor St) which costs $13 per day.

GETTING TO ORIENTATION

Check-in Location

Student Center East, 750 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607
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Parking Lot Location

Halsted Street Parking Structure, 760 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL 60607
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Public Transit Location

CTA Blue Line Racine Stop
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