New Student Orientation and Parent Relations
Receive reminders and stay up-to-date with information about our orientation and family programming.
- Registration is now open for first-year [freshmen] KickStart Orientation.
- Enrolling at UIS for the first-time during the Summer or Fall Semester of 2017? Review our webpages for first-year (freshmen), Transfer, and Graduate Student orientation information and new student checklists.
- Like us on Facebook! Stay up-to-date with orientation and family programming by joining the UIS New Student Orientation & Parent Relations Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/uisnewstudentorientation/.
- Parents join our Prairie Star Family Association Executive Board on the new PSFA Facebook page…Like PSFA on FAcebook!
- Enrolling at UIS for the Spring 2018 semester as a Transfer or Graduate Student? Our Transfer/Graduate Orientation for Spring admits will be Tuesday, January 9 from 4-7:15 p.m. See Future Orientation Dates for first-year [freshmen] student information if you are planning on enrolling in the Spring 2018 semester.
- UIS is a Tobacco-Free campus as mandated by the State of Illinois.
Student Affairs Building (SAB 60)
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST. Monday thru Friday.
Our office will have reduced staffing during Spring Break (March 13-17, 2017). Please be patient as it will take longer to return emails and phone calls.
UIS is closed on the following holidays: New Years Eve and Day; Martin Luther King, Jr Day; Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day Thursday and Friday; Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Our office may have decreased staffing which will impact our office hours and ability to respond to communications in a timely manner during Thanksgiving Recess (Wednesday before Thanksgiving); Winter Break, and Spring Break.
The Office of New Student Orientation & Parent Relations will be closed Friday, December 22 – Monday, January 2, 2018. Please refer to our webpages for information about Spring Orientation programs. We will answer any calls and emails, and process orientation reservations when we return starting January 3, 2018.