In-Person "Taking Care of Business" (optional)

We will have in-person "Taking Care of Business" sessions on campus. Students will be able to tour campus, meet with staff members from different offices on campus to learn more about the resources available, and listen to presentations about transitioning to UIS and financial assistance, and have their questions answered. You will be able to register from you UIS Admission Status page. This is a free session. 

  • Thursday, June 1, 2023. 4-6 p.m. (ideal for students enrolling in Summer classes which begin Monday, June 5, 2023).
  • Thursday, August 24, 2023. 4-6 p.m. (ideal for students enrolling in Fall classes which begin Friday, August 25)

You will receive emails when registration opens in early April. You will have access to our online orientation April 17.

Welcome Transfer Events (optional)

New Transfer students are encouraged to attend "Foundations for Success" a series of workshops, presentations, and tours to help establish a strong foundation for a successful transition to collegiate life at UIS. Information for this session will be available later this spring.

New Student Guidebook 2022-23

Our Guidebook is available online at go.uis.edu/Guidebook. You can find helpful information about University resources for new students, abbreviations and lingo used on campus, UIS history, and information from offices like University Bursar, Financial Assistance, the iCard Office, the UIS Webstore, emergency alerts, and more. The 2023-24 edition will be available June 1.

Undergraduate Transfer Student Advising

Please make sure you meet with your academic advisor (see information below) and register for classes even if you do not complete the online orientation or attend the in-person orientation. The AdviseU application can help you identify your academic advisor, as well as make an appointment with your academic advisor. Click to Find Your Advisor. You can make an appointment with your advisor by using the AdviseU web application.

Make sure you are attending to items in the Confirmed Student Checklist and complete them before classes begin or during the first week of classes.

Graduate Student Advising

If your Program Advisor is not listed on your offer of admission, please reach out to your academic department and ask for the contact information for your Program Advisor. Your Program Advisor will have your semester courses for you. Some departments will register you for your department courses. Others will tell you what classes you should take. You will then go online and register for classes.  Make sure you are attending to items in the Confirmed Student Checklist and complete them before classes begin or during the first week of classes. 

Registration

New undergraduate transfer and graduate students enrolling in the:

  • summer or fall semester can register for classes beginning the 2nd Monday in April
  • spring semester can register for classes beginning the 2nd Monday in November

Once you have met with your advisor you can find your time ticket for Registration and register for classes.