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Summer 2017 Orientation Session 2

New International Student Orientation Schedule


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Bowling Night

  • Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Student Center East Building, Student Games & Bowling Center on 1st Floor - 750 South Halsted Street

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



Thursday, June 8, 2017

New International Student Orientation Session

  • Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Registration and Breakfast: 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.)
  • Location: Student Services Building, Conference Room A, 1200 West Harrison Street

This orientation is designed for you to meet your new classmates and learn about your immigration status, employment options, and travel guidelines. You will also be exposed to other UIC resources around campus to make the most of your UIC experience.



Friday, August 11, or Friday, August 18, 2017

Shopping Trip Shuttle

  • Time: Both trips run from 9:45 a.m. - 3:00p.m.
  • Location: Meet outside the Student Services Building, 1200 West Harrison Street

Setting up a new life often requires a few new supplies. Join OIS on a shopping trip to The Maxwell, a mall near the UIC campus featuring popular clothing and home goods stores such as TJ Maxx, Nordstrom Rack, Pier 1 Imports, and Burlington Coat Factory. Students will be able to purchase bedding, kitchen supplies, clothing, and more while exploring a new and expanding area of downtown Chicago. Transportation is provided free for international students; family and guests are welcome at an additional cost. This shopping trip is offered on two different dates. Please register for the date that best fits your schedule.



Friday, August 25, 2017

Welcome BBQ for New and Returning International Students

  • Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road

All new and returning international students are invited to an evening of fun and delicious babeque. The UIC Band and Sparky the Dragon will also be in attendance to help us kick-off the new school year!



Registration Information

Registration is required for all mandatory and optional events. Arriving late or leaving early is not possible. A non-refundable International Orientation/Arrival Fee of $149 will be charged to your university bill.

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