Category: Advising Summit

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2017 Advising Summit presentations now available for download!

Our Fall 2017 Advising Summit focused on providing updates about new programs and initiatives and providing information about advising international students.

Thank you so very much to our presenters and to you for spending the afternoon learning with us! The agendas, presentations, and materials from our speakers are available on advising.uic.edu or can be downloaded below:

Summit Agenda

Career Services News (Thy Nguyen, Office of Career Services)

Best Tips for Advising International Students (Presentation) and Tips Handout (Ana Hoban and Megan Ward, Office of International Services)

Resources for Undocumented Students and Update (Tanya Cabrera, Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity)

Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy (Dr. Kathleen Yang-Clayton and Sharon Hayes, Department of Public Administration)

New Class Scheduling Grid (Erin Brady, Office of Classroom Scheduling)

Intercollege Transfer Process and Website (Eileen Doran, College of Applied Health Sciences)

If you attended Summit, we want to hear from you. Your feedback is valuable, so please complete a survey for our planning team:

http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2017 Advising Summit on Friday 10/6 – new time and lunch! RSVP is available now!

We’ve made some changes to the time of Advising Summit for this Fall 2017. We hope you can join us for the  Summit, which is now being held on the Friday afternoon of Week 6. Following are the details so that you can plan to attend:

Friday, October 6th
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:00 Advising Summit

*ROOM is 302 SCE

We have a number of items on our agenda and more info is forthcoming!

Also, don’t forget that we’re also doing a Fall Colors Networking Event directly following Advising Summit at a local establishment so that you can relax together and continue the discussions you’ve begun at Summit.

RSVP is available – please RSVP by the end of Wednesday, October 4th!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2017 Advising Summit presentations available for download!

Our Spring 2017 Advising Summit featured a presentation from the Office of Institutional Research, a presentation and panel on Summer College, a discussion about UIC Finish in Four, and an introduction of resources for UIC undocumented and international students.

Following are links to the agenda, presentation slides from our presenters, information from announcements, and selected documents distributed at the summit. All of these are also available online on the Advising Summit page on advising.uic.edu:

If you attended, your feedback is always helpful. Please visit http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback to provide feedback on this spring’s Summit.

Thank you to all of our presenters and panelists for partnering with us for this spring’s Summit.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2017 Advising Summit 2/17 – RSVP available!

Please join us for the Spring 2017 Advising Summit:

Friday, February 17th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check – in begins at 9:00 a.m.)
East Campus – Room 302

We are planning an exciting slate of presentations and discussions including:

  • A presentation from the Office of Institutional Research discussing on our students;
  • Information and discussion about Summer College programs;
  • Discussion about UIC’s Finish in Four, which is being taken up nationally by NACADA in partnership with College Complete America;
  • A short Q & A with Tanya Cabrera (Office of Diversity) and Jennifer Juarez (LARES).

Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 15th at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2017 Advising Summit is 2/17 at 9:00 a.m. – SAVE the DATE

Please save the date for the Spring 2017 Advising Summit:

Friday, February 17th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check – in begins at 9:00 a.m.)
East Campus – Room TBD

We are planning an exciting slate of presentations and discussions including Summer College, Finish in Four, and much more.

An RSVP and further information on our program is forthcoming. Please reserve the morning on your calendars!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2016 Advising Summit presentations and documents available for download.

Our Fall 2016 Advising Summit featured a presentation from LAS Pre-Professional Advising, announcements from campus units, and table discussion.

Following are links to the agenda, presentation slides from our presenters, information from announcements, and documents distributed at the summit. All of these are also available online on the Advising Summit page on advising.uic.edu:

If you attended, your feedback is always helpful. Please visit http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback to provide feedback on this fall’s Summit.

Thank you to Misty Huacuja-LaPointe from LAS Pre-Professional Advising and all of our campus unit presenters for partnering with us for this fall’s Summit.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2016 Advising Summit next Thursday 9/29 – RSVP due by Tuesday, 9/27.

If you haven’t already done so, please RSVP for the Fall 2016 Advising Summit, which will be held on:

Thursday, September 29th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.)
Student Center East – Room 302

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/summitfall2016rsvp

We have an exciting agenda planned including:

  • A welcome from Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs Nikos Varelas
  • A presentation and discussion with our LAS Pre-Professional colleagues;
  • Short updates from Study Abroad, Summer Session, the Registrar, Campus Housing, and others;
  • Advisor discussions, and much more!

Since there is still time to register for providing brief announcements and updates from campus units, please contact Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu) by Monday, September 26th if you would like to present an announcement.

Please RSVP by next Tuesday, September 27th!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2016 Advising Summit date has changed to Thursday, September 29th. RSVP open!

RSVP is available for the Fall 2016 Advising Summit, which will be held on:

Thursday, September 29th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.)
Student Center East – Room 302

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/summitfall2016rsvp

We have an exciting agenda planned including a presentation and discussion with LAS Pre-Professional colleagues, short updates, and much more.

Since there will be time for brief announcements and updates from campus units please contact Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu) by Monday, September 26th if you would like to present an announcement.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD’s Fall 2016 Events – Save the Dates for Advising Summits, Advisor Common Readings, and more!

HAPPY FIRST WEEK! WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR!

Our Advisors’ Networking Events continue with the Second Annual Advisors’ BBQ on August 31st.

The Fall 2016 events calendar is coming soon and will be updated regularly.  OAD Steering Committee members are securing dates from presenters for brown bags/coffee talks and other activities are being organized and added.

Here’s a preview of what we’re planning for fall semester so SAVE THE DATES:

Advisors’ End of Summer/New Year Kick-Off BBQ – August 31st at 5:00 p.m. at Ph.D. Pub – join us and bring your fellow advisors! You can RSVP!

Advisor Common Readings – September 13th on Connection vs. Control at Richard J. Daley Library I-470 at 12:00 p.m.

OAD Brings Advisors to ILACADA Drive-In in Springfield – September 23rd – we’re leaving very early in the morning and providing transportation!

Advising Summit – September 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Advisor Common Readings – October 11th on Academic Achievement and Career Development at Richard J. Daley Library I-470 at 12:00 p.m.!

OAD Brown Bags/Coffee Talks #1 – October 18th at 12:00 p.m. – more details on our topic soon!

OAD Brown Bags/Coffee Talks #2 – November 3rd at 9:30 a.m. – more details on our topic soon!

Advisor Common Readings – November 17th on Advising as Teaching at BH 121, Honors College at 12:00 p.m.

For questions, please contact Joey at jvolpe@uic.edu and check the events page online for more information!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2016 Advising Summit – being held next THURSDAY, February 25th. Please RSVP if you haven’t already done so.

The Spring 2016 Advising Summit’s RSVP is available for you to respond. Please let us know if you are attending by next Monday, February 22nd:

Thursday, February 25th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.)
Cardinal Room, SCE

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/summitspring2016rsvp

We are planning for presentations and interactive discussions with Summer Session and Career Services.

There will be a short time for brief announcements and updates from campus units so please contact Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu) by Monday, February 22nd if you would like to present an announcement.

PLEASE NOTE – the date of our Spring 2016 Advising Summit changed from last Friday, February 12th to Thursday, February 25th so you didn’t miss it!