Check-list

Transfer Students

CONTINUE YOUR EDUCATION

The UIC Orientation for transfer and readmitted 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.

Check-Lists

  • Obtain your i-card and learn about the services it accesses
  • Verify your NetID, Enterprise ID, and Common Password
  • Before your first day, print copy of your class schedule and visit your class locations
  • Learn about your student bill (Tuition payments are due September 28th & February 28th)
  • Save emergency contact phone numbers, (e.g., UIC Police: (312) 355-5555
  • Set up your Direct Deposit and or Authorized Payer online
  • Discover all the transportation options for getting to, from, and around campus
  • Visit the UIC Bookstores to purchase books and supplies
  • Apply for Financial Aid (Fill out your FAFSA)
  • Sign-up for the SMS system
  • Pick up your U-Pass*
  • Apply for parking with Parking Services
  • Turn in your Medical Immunization forms to the Office of the Registrar
  • Apply for Campus Housing online at housing.uic.edu
  • Explore Off-Campus Housing options online at housinguic.edu/offcampus
  • Familiarize yourself with CampusCare. Waive out online at campuscare.uic.edu by the Fall deadline of September 12, 2015 or the Spring deadline of February 7, 2016 if you have insurance through work or a family member
  • Review the status of all awarded scholarships
  • Visit Student Employment and Career Services to explore job opportunities and resources
  • Apply for the pre-pay-meal plan for your online student bill in the University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operation's Office