First Year Experience and Orientation

Orientation is a mandatory event for all new First-Year and Freshmen Transfer students.

Transfer and Graduate Orientation

While it isn't mandatory for Transfer and Graduate students to attend Orientation, it is strongly suggested to help you get your semester off on the right note.

Students walking by the UIS Colonnade

International Orientation Experience

Orientation is mandatory for all new international students. New International Student Orientation for students admitted to the Fall 2022 semester will take place on August 17. Please bring your immigration documents and arrive on time! International Student Services will be completing your Immigration Check-In at Orientation. First-Year (Freshmen) International Students will also participate in First-Year Orientation.

UIS Orientation Guidebook

Download the UIS Orientation Guidebook