Spring Orientation Schedule

New International Student Orientation Schedule


Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Bowling Night

  • Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: UIC, Student Center East Building
    • Student Games & Bowling Center, 1st Floor
    • 750 S. Halsted Street

Join OIS for a night of bowling and show us how many strikes you can throw. Families are welcome to join.



Thursday, January 9, 2014

New International Student Orientation Session

  • Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Student Center East Building
    • Illinois Rooms: B, and C, 2nd Floor
    • 750 S. Halsted Street

Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Orientation Program and Lunch: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Along with a day of meeting your new classmates and lunch, OIS staff will discuss rules governing your immigration status, employment options and travel guidelines. There will be opportunities to speak with staff from other UIC offices that will provide an overview of various university services, as well as information on how to make your stay successful. All students are strongly encouraged to attend.



Saturday, January 11, 2014

Shopping Trip to Gurnee Mills

  • Time: 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Outside Student Services Building
    • 1200 W. Harrison Street

Join OIS on a shopping trip to Gurnee Mills! Gurnee Mills is a shopping mall with over 200 stores. Students typically buy household items and winter clothing. OIS will provide bus transportation to and from Gurnee Mills.

The cost is $5.00.

To register, you must come to OIS in person with your university ID card.


To sign up for Spring Orientation, Click Here!!


For additional activities sponsored by OIS year-round, click here to view our Calendar!!