Use to complete the following tasks:

  • Activate your NetID using your UIN and token
  • Activate your portal account using your UIN
  • Complete the online pre-orientation modules
  • Complete all necessary online placement test(s) prior to attending orientation by logging in and going to “UIC Connect” tab)
  • Schedule your orientation session by logging in and going to the “UIC Connect” tab. Please note: you can only register for a session AFTER completing the online pre-orientation modules and all necessary placement tests


  • Check your student bill – you will be billed for orientation after all programs have concluded (in early January for Spring programs; in late August for summer programs)
  • Check your email for additional post-orientation information
  • Familiarize yourself with CampusCare. Waive out online at by the Spring deadline of February 9th.
  • Turn in your Medical Immunization forms to the Office of the Registrar. The form can be found at
  • Before starting your first semester, complete the required Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduate Students training.
  • Before your first day, print copy of your class schedule and consider visiting your classroom locations
  • Once you arrive on campus, be sure to pick up your U-PASS, which will allow you to use the CTA rail and bus transportation. These passes are available for all full-time students and are available five days prior to the start of the semester.

Other tasks to consider