All students entering as freshmen participate in New Student Orientation offered by UIS’ Office of New Student Orientation and Parent Relations. During Orientation, first-year students learn about the responsibilities of being a student at UIS. They also meet the OASIS staff and register for their first semester of classes. Orientation provides an important introduction to the campus and an opportunity to become familiar with the many resources available to support your academic success.
Transfer Orientation also provides an important introduction to the campus for students coming to UIS for the first time with 30 or more credits hours. Transfer Orientation provides detailed information on General Education, ECCE and major requirements, and advising is offered to assist students select their classes. Students are also introduced to many of the other resources available on campus.