Category: Advising Weekly Updates

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Donate Books in the Quad for Open Books Chicago on 10/23 and 10/30

Donate books for Open Books Chicago

Monday October 23rd & 30th
9 AM – 10 AM
2 PM – 3 PM

Where: The QUAD!

Books can also be dropped off on the 3rd floor of UH

Donate books to a worthy organization: Open Books Chicago. Welcoming all donations of good conditioned books! Open Books also has internships and volunteer work! If you’re interested call them or go to the locations.

PLEASE DONATE: fiction, nonfiction, craft books, cookbooks, and children books.

PLEASE DON’T donate: encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses, law books, magazines/journals, and pre-college textbooks. (So, you can donate your $1,000 textbooks if you

Tell all your friends and family! Don’t miss out on this great cause!

Help kids enjoy reading!

**Organized by LAS 110 classes

Download and share the flyer!


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Kinesiology Intercollege Transfer Info Sessions

Kinesiology Intercollege Transfer Info Sessions

Are you interested in transferring to the BS in Kinesiology from another UIC major?

Find out all you need to know about the transfer process by attending one of our info sessions. No registration necessary! We will review the intercollege transfer guide and answer general questions about the application process and timeline. The deadline to apply for spring 2018 admission is Friday, November 10, 2017.

Info Session Dates:

Monday, October 23rd:  3-4pm
Thursday, November 16th:  3:30-4:30pm
Tuesday, November 28th:  3:30-4:30pm

Location:

Physical Education Building (PEB, room 117)
901 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL, 60608

For more information, please visit:  go.uic.edu/BSkines_intercollege_transfer 


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: African American Academic Network (AAAN) Open House – this Wednesday 10/25!

The African American Academic Network invites you to our Open House

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
11:00AM–4:00PM
Student Services Building
Suite 2800

Meet our staff and student leaders to learn about our services, programs and upcoming events. Our Open House will be filled with activities that promotes community and academic success.

The first 100 students in attendance will receive a complimentary, Midterm Survival Kit. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by Monday, October 23rd here.

Thank you and we look forward to your attendance.


SHARE WITH STUDENTS/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Join us for DACA Discussions (East Campus – 10/24 and West Campus – 10/25)!

The Provost’s Taskforce for Immigration Issues is presenting DACA Discussions – two forums during the Week of October 23rd. Download and share the flyer!

This is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to learn what DACA is and how the DACA rescission will impact our campus.

UIC experts on the legal, psychological, and financial effects of DACA’s termination will explain what we can expect next and provide advice on best practices to support affected students, staff, and patients.

Please join us and bring questions.

Each forum will feature a panel of presenters with different expertise. Q & A will follow.

EAST CAMPUS:
Tuesday, October 24th
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
302 Student Center East (SCE)

WEST CAMPUS:
Wednesday, October 25th
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 158 (1st Floor Auditorium)
College of Nursing

List refreshments will be served.

Forums can be viewed live using the following links:

Tuesday, October 24:

Wednesday, October 25:


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


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Join the ARABAMCC for next week’s events (10/24 and 10/26)!

Dear Advisors:

Please share these upcoming events with your students (organized and co-sponsored by the Arab American Cultural Center).

Resisting Surveillance October 24, 6-8

Suspicious Activity Reports. Countering Violent Extremism. CPD’s Gang Database. Fusion Centers.

Hear from organizers with the Arab American Action Network, Black Youth Project 100 and more speak about surveillance in Chicago and how communities are resisting.

October 24, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
1344 S. Halsted

Questions? DSouthorn@afsc.org


Arab Game Show Night October 26, 4:30-7:00

ARABAMCC PRESENTS: Layali Al Fan (Art Nights)

October 26, 2017
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Arab American Cultural Center
Stevenson Hall Room 111

Come join us for a fun night of elimination games, challenges, contests, and more! Teams will be formed at the event. Don’t miss the chance to join the challenge and win a prize! Refreshments will be served.


SHARE WITH STUDENTs: Events TONIGHT and next week sponsored by ARABAMCC (10/19, 10/24, and 10/26)

Dear Advisors:

Please share these upcoming events with your students (organized and co-sponsored by the Arab American Cultural Center).

The Targeted Other (Japanese American and Arab American Solidarity), October 19, 7-9:00

During WWII, Japanese Americans were targeted for wholesale incarceration and racial discrimination in the name of national security. Now Arab, Muslim, and South Asian Americans are being similarly persecuted and excluded from the definition of what it means to be “American.” Join this discussion with the Japanese American Service CommitteeChicago Japanese American Historical Society and Arab American Action Network, in collaboration with UIC, to hear personal stories of how individuals from these communities experienced or are currently living in a society where one’s own culture makes them a target for hatred.

This program is a part of the Chicago Cultural Alliance’s Inherit Chicago. Inherit Chicago is a city-wide festival of art, ideas and performance at neighborhood heritage musuems and cultural centers. Head to InheritChicago.org for a full list of events!

Additional co-sponsors include UIC Arab American Cultural Center, UIC Asian American Resource & Cultural Center, UIC Global Asian Studies Program and The Kansha Project.

To register for this FREE Event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-targeted-other-shared-experience-of-japanese-and-arab-americans-tickets-36560438255

LOCATION
University of Illinois at Chicago Student Center East
750 South Halsted St
Room 302
Chicago, IL 60607
FREE ADMISSION!


Resisting Surveillance October 24, 6-8

Suspicious Activity Reports. Countering Violent Extremism. CPD’s Gang Database. Fusion Centers.

Hear from organizers with the Arab American Action Network, Black Youth Project 100 and more speak about surveillance in Chicago and how communities are resisting.

October 24, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
1344 S. Halsted

Questions? DSouthorn@afsc.org


Arab Game Show Night October 26, 4:30-7:00

ARABAMCC PRESENTS: Layali Al Fan (Art Nights)

October 26, 2017
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Arab American Cultural Center
Stevenson Hall Room 111

Come join us for a fun night of elimination games, challenges, contests, and more! Teams will be formed at the event. Don’t miss the chance to join the challenge and win a prize! Refreshments will be served.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: “Preview of the new my.UIC Portal for Faculty and Staff” – OAD Brown Bag NEXT Monday, 10/23 at 12:00 p.m. RSVP

Have you worked with students using the new my.UIC Portal? The Faculty and Staff version of the my.UIC portal will be available this month!

Next Monday you can get a preview of the new faculty and staff version of the my.UIC portal, including the Advising tab, and have your questions answered by Mike Kamowski, Executive Director of the Office of Student System Services (OSSS).

Join us for our next OAD Brown Bag:

DATE:   Monday, October 23, 2017
TIME:  12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: 2550 University Hall (UH)

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

OAD will provide light refreshments so please feel free to bring your lunch – we’ll have some munchies to go along with it!


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Careers in Student Affairs event being held on 10/27

PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR STUDENTS including the DOWNLOADABLE FLYER:

 

Careers In Higher Education: Learn about what it is like to work at a college or university as a staff member!

 

Have you thought about working in higher education? Do you visit a helpful office or work with a great advisor, and want to learn more about what it is like to work at a university?

 

The Office of Career Services is sponsoring a Careers in Student Affairs (CISA) event which is a half-day shadowing program which offers UIC students the opportunity to meet and network with representatives in various offices of Student Affairs to learn more about their professional roles and fields. All students will be provided with a box lunch during the event.

 

Date: Friday, October 27th from 11 AM-5 PM

 

***If you can only attend during part of the event, we encourage you to submit a mini-application and we will work with you to figure out how you can attend at least part of the event.***

 

All current UIC students are eligible to apply by visiting:

https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/9759116

 

(The application process takes less than 10 minutes). The mini application deadline is Monday, October 23rd

 

If you have questions about the program or application process, please contact UIC Career Services at ocs@uic.edu or call 312.996.2300.


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: HACU National Internship Program – deadline 10/27/17!

Whether you’re seeking an internship with the federal government or in the corporate sector, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) can provide you the opportunity to graduate with career experience.

Promoting diversity in the federal and corporate workforce, the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) has been a permier student progrma for over 25 years.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Recent graduates are eligible for a limited number of internships;
  • Have completed freshman year;
  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student;
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale;
  • Be authorized or eligible to work by law in the U.S.

Spring 2018 Internship Deadline:
October 27, 2017
Summer 2018 Internship Deadlines:
Early Deadline – October 27, 2017
Regular Deadline – February 16, 2018

For more information please visit: www.hacu.net/hnip

Please share this downloadable flyer!