An Overview of Launch Schedule for this week (pdf) -A general overview of mandatory and optional activities.
Wednesday August 21 (pdf)- Follow the Schedule by Your Group Letter for today’s activities between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. All the sessions on this schedule are part of your mandatory programming
Thursday, August 22 (pdf) (Word – Accessible) – Follow the Schedule by Your Group Letter for today’s activities between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.All the sessions on this schedule are part of your mandatory programming
For Room Abbreviations see the KickStart handout UIS Lingo below
- 2019 Mindset and Metacognition Student Semester Launch Handout (pdf)
- Academic Integrity Session Handout Fall 2019 (pdf)
2019 KickStart Orientation Schedule
Student Schedule (pdf)
Parent Schedule (pdf)
Orientation Session Handouts for New Students
i-card Meal Plans and Campus Cash (pdf of ppt presentation)
Information About UIS for New Students
UIS History and Factoids (pdf)
Orientation Session Recordings for New Students
- Rising Stars (Freshmen) FOCUS 2 Rotation – Career Development. This is a great recording to review if you didn’t get through all 5 modules while you were at KickStart. Make an appointment with a Counselor at the Career Development Center to review and explain your results.
- UIS Technology: Webmail, Blackboard, UIS Navigate, ITS services. Assistant Director, Client Services, Information Technology Services Kara McElwrath walks new students through the different technologies and IT resources that are available to students. Length 17:36.
- Student Success Toolbox. This session will help students and parents understand the variety of academic services available to help students succeed. Speakers include an Academic Advisor, Learning Support Services Coordinator, and the Coordinator for Testing Services. The information will help familiarize parents with each of these areas of campus and the support these areas offer students.
KickStart Student and Parent Session Recordings (KickStart Day 2)
Parent Session Handouts
Bookstore Hours 2019