Family Resources

We recognize you may want to stay well informed on how to support your student throughout their first year (and beyond) at UIC.

Family members of our new students can participate in the online, virtual orientation program by visiting and creating a guest account. (PLEASE NOTE: Students should NOT use this link to complete their orientation. Students should visit and log in to access their online orientation program to receive proper credit).

Please check out our Family Life Guide which provides additional details about how you can support your student.

Additionally, if you are interested in receiving occasional emails about campus programs that may benefit you and/or your student, please let us know by requesting to be added to our family listserv. You can do so by emailing us at

Finally, if you’d like to stay on top of current campus events and/or connect with our office, you can join the New Student and Family Programs Facebook Group (