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On behalf of the Office of New Student Programs at Illinois, we welcome you to our campus and community. We are so excited that you chose Illinois and look forward to assisting you through this transition.

Transferring from another institution to the University of Illinois is unique for each transfer student. Therefore, our office has created special orientation sessions and other programs just for our new transfer students.

Visit the following links to learn more about programs and resources designed to help you be successful at the University of Illinois.

Fall Orientation / Welcome Days Schedule »
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2018 Illini Transfer Ambassadors

Upcoming Programs

Join us for the following upcoming programs:

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Career Center Information

Arcade Conference Room, 6-7 pm
ITA and Tau Sigma Meet & Greet, 7-8 pm

Learn about the many different resources that the Career Center has to offer and how you can utilize them as you start your career at Illinois.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Tenant Union Information

Arcade Conference Room, 6-7 pm
Transfer Student Social, 7-8 pm

Thinking about renting an apartment? Come hear about the Tenant Union and how it serves as a resource for students to find apartments, navigate tenant-landlord relationships, work through the leasing process, and more!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Illinois Abroad & Global Exchange

Arcade Conference Room, 6-7 pm
Transfer Student Social, 7-8 pm

Learn about 50 study abroad programs in more than 45 countries and how you can experience the opportunity to study abroad!

Transfer Registration

Transfer registration is required of all new transfer students, unless your college indicates otherwise. Transfer programs are offered for both spring and fall semesters. Students are expected to come to registration prepared.

Admitted Student Checklist »

2018 Fall Welcome

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Transfer & First Time Student Welcome

Join us on Sunday, August 26 for Transfer Orientation. Come and meet the Illini Transfer Ambassadors and learn valuable information that is beneficial for transfer students. Check-in for orientation is at 10 am with the program starting at 10:30 am in Gregory Hall (810 S. Wright Street). Afterwards, we encourage you to join us on the main quad for Quad Day from Noon-4 pm, where you will get to explore the university's Registered Student Organizations (RSOs).

Registration for the 2018 Fall Welcome is now closed.

Please email us at if you have any questions.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

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