Monthly archives: July, 2015

ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES 7-24-15

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – RSVP AVAILABLE for STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.

2. POSITIONS AVAILABLE – Three positions available in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – deadlines are 7/28 and 7/30.

3. NETWORKING EVENT – UARC’S Advisors Celebrate Summer Networking BBQ at Ph.D. Pub on 8/6.

4. Advising Weekly Updates Announcement/Event guidelines and submission web form available.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – RSVP AVAILABLE for STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.
The Study Abroad Office will offer a summer workshop focusing on pedagogy, curriculum integration, and best practice in the field of international education. Intended outcomes for advisors include examples of the academic, personal, and career benefits of studying abroad, practical updates on SAO administrative protocols, and a study abroad advising toolbox for every type of learner to further UIC’s Student Success Initiative.

To accommodate advisors’ schedules, the workshop will be held twice:
Monday, August 10th: 9:00 am -10:30am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Wednesday, August 12th: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Light breakfast will be served.

Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/studyabroadworkshopsRSVP.

UARC is pleased to be sponsoring the workshops in partnership with the Study Abroad Office. We will keep you updated with information and look forward to seeing you at the sessions.

 
2. POSITIONS AVAILABLE— Three positions available in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – deadlines are 7/28 and 7/30.
Assistant Director of Administrative Process
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Administrative Process is responsible for the day-to-day operations of advisor and student enacted application of administrative and educational policy. In addition to maintaining materials related to College and university policies and the procedures necessary to carry out policies, the Assistant Director trains new advising staff and provides updates to continuing advising staff regarding policies and procedures. The position oversees and serves as a resource for general advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, engaging undergraduate students in promoting their academic, professional, and overall development from their orientation to graduation. Primarily in individual appointments with students in the advisor’s assigned cohort, the Assistant Director evaluates students’ degree progress/eligibility and educates and provides guidance on degree requirements and programs, academic and professional planning, College and University policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities.

Duties:
• Serves as a cohort advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Ensures the accuracy of advisor enacted application of university and college academic and administrative policy including but not limited to Credit/No-Credit, GPA Recalculation(s), Registration Revisions, University Withdrawals, Dean’s List, Retroactive Credits for Foreign Language, etc.
• Maintains related materials, updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.
Interested candidates should apply by July 28, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Director of Cohort Advising
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Cohort Advising and Course Articulation is responsible for the day-to-day operations of cohort advisor assignments and cohort project management, and also transfer course articulation. The Assistant Director is responsible for training new advising staff on transfer course articulation and use of the Degree Audit System, and providing updates to continuing advising staff. This position oversees and serves as a resource for general advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, engaging undergraduate students in promoting their academic, professional, and overall development from their orientation to graduation. Primarily in individual appointments with students in the advisor’s assigned cohort, the Assistant Director evaluates students’ degree progress/eligibility and educates and provides guidance on degree requirements and programs, academic and professional planning, College and University policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities.

Duties:
• Serves as a cohort advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Intervenes and refers students to resources in the University community as appropriate. Exercises professional discretion and judgment to trouble-shoot issues and problems as they arise
• Oversees Mandatory First-Year Advising (MFA) processes, including advisor communication with students, tracking invitations and appointment completions updating materials and preparing advisors.
• Coordinates and approves general and departmental course articulations, serving as the liaison to the Transfer Articulation Degree Audit Office.
• Maintains related materials (print and online), updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.

Interested candidates should apply by July 28, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Director of Departmental Advising
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Department Advising and Career Development oversees advising services provided by departmental advising, and also career development and major exploration programming and academic advising strategies. This work includes the identification of student needs, facilitation of partnerships both on and off campus, and the creation and facilitation of both active and passive initiatives for undergraduate students. The position oversees and serves as a resource for departmental and internship advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, should a department present a need. When needed, this position evaluates students’ major/curriculum/minor progress and eligibility, and educates and provides guidance on programs and degree requirements, academic and professional planning, College and departmental policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities. When needed, the Assistant Director is responsible for evaluating transfer and study abroad courses for major/curriculum/minor credit and certifying students’ completion of major/curriculum/minor requirements for graduation.

Duties:
• Collaborates with academic departments and the Assistant Dean for Educational Policy and Academic Programs regarding the maintenance and publication of the four-year advising plans.
• Serves as an advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Intervenes and refers students to resources in the University community as appropriate. Exercises professional discretion and judgment to trouble-shoot issues and problems as they arise.
• Guides students through the petition process for exceptions to academic policies.
• Oversees and supports departmental advisors and internship advisor under the direction of the Director, Academic Advising Center. Assists with training as needed with respect to academic and administrative policy and procedures.
• Works with current and former internship providers to maintain and create internship pipelines.
• Collaborates with campus career development offices, including but not limited to: Office of Career Services, LAS Director of Alumni Relations and LAS Director of Pre-Professional Advising.
• Develops programing and web presence for LAS undergraduate students with respect to career development and major exploration.
• Maintains related materials (print and online), updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.
Interested candidates should apply by July 30, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
3. NETWORKING EVENT – UARC’S Advisors Celebrate Summer BBQ at Ph.D. Pub on 8/6.
You’ve worked hard this summer so come out and celebrate with other advisors on August 6th at Ph.D. Pub. – our very own Freedom Nguyen from the College of Business Administration will be doing the grilling. Freedom has professional cooking skills so don’t miss out!

Location: Ph.D. Pub – patio
1257 S. Halsted St. (South Campus)
Time: 4:30 until…

We’re asking if you could RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/celebratesummerbbqrsvp. So let us know if you can make it! Their patio is a great space to relax and enjoy time with your fellow advisors – and it’s covered so it’s a go whether it’s rain or shine (but it’s going to be sunny)!

And if the BBQ won’t work for you stay tuned for some other events coming up in August and September – like a trip to Millennium Park for one of the after work concerts…

 
4. UARC ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES Web Submissions
The UARC Weekly Update Subcommittee is pleased to provide you with an easier way to submit your news/announcements and upcoming events so that UARC can share them with advisors. UARC Advising Weekly Updates will normally be sent on Fridays each week (although more frequently if the need allows), so please keep that in mind as you plan to advertise your events or share your news with the advising community. To submit an update, please use the UARC Weekly Update Request web form at http://go.uic.edu/uarcweeklyupdaterequest. Please direct questions to either Nick Ardinger (ardinger@uic.edu) or Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu).

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ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES are intended to provide information for advisors regarding information, events, and programs that can be distributed to students and throughout the advising community.


NETWORKING EVENT – UARC’S Advisors Celebrate Summer BBQ at Ph.D. Pub on 8/6. RSVP by Tuesday 8/4 at noon!

NETWORKING EVENT – UARC’S Advisors Celebrate Summer BBQ at Ph.D. Pub on 8/6. RSVP by Tuesday 8/4 at noon!
You’ve worked hard this summer so come out and celebrate with other advisors on August 6th at Ph.D. Pub. – our very own Freedom Nguyen from the College of Business Administration will be doing the grilling. Freedom has professional cooking skills so don’t miss out!

Location: Ph.D. Pub – patio
1257 S. Halsted St. (South Campus)
Time: 4:30 until…

We’re asking if you could RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/celebratesummerbbqrsvp. So let us know if you can make it by Tuesday 8/4 at noon! Their patio is a great space to relax and enjoy time with your fellow advisors – and it’s covered so it’s a go whether it’s rain or shine (but it’s going to be sunny)!

And if the BBQ won’t work for you stay tuned for some other events coming up in August and September – like a trip to Millennium Park for one of the after work concerts…


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – RSVP AVAILABLE for STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – RSVP AVAILABLE for STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.
The Study Abroad Office will offer a summer workshop focusing on pedagogy, curriculum integration, and best practice in the field of international education. Intended outcomes for advisors include examples of the academic, personal, and career benefits of studying abroad, practical updates on SAO administrative protocols, and a study abroad advising toolbox for every type of learner to further UIC’s Student Success Initiative.

To accommodate advisors’ schedules, the workshop will be held twice:
Monday, August 10th: 9:00 am -10:30am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Wednesday, August 12th: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Light breakfast will be served.

Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/studyabroadworkshopsRSVP.

UARC is pleased to be sponsoring the workshops in partnership with the Study Abroad Office. We will keep you updated with information and look forward to seeing you at the sessions.


ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES 7-17-15

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. POSITIONS AVAILABLE – Three positions available in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – deadlines are 7/28 and 7/30.
2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – SAVE THE DATE(S): STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.

3. Advising Weekly Updates Announcement/Event guidelines and submission web form available.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. POSITIONS AVAILABLE— Three positions available in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – deadlines are 7/28 and 7/30.
Assistant Director of Administrative Process
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Administrative Process is responsible for the day-to-day operations of advisor and student enacted application of administrative and educational policy. In addition to maintaining materials related to College and university policies and the procedures necessary to carry out policies, the Assistant Director trains new advising staff and provides updates to continuing advising staff regarding policies and procedures. The position oversees and serves as a resource for general advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, engaging undergraduate students in promoting their academic, professional, and overall development from their orientation to graduation. Primarily in individual appointments with students in the advisor’s assigned cohort, the Assistant Director evaluates students’ degree progress/eligibility and educates and provides guidance on degree requirements and programs, academic and professional planning, College and University policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities.

Duties:
• Serves as a cohort advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Ensures the accuracy of advisor enacted application of university and college academic and administrative policy including but not limited to Credit/No-Credit, GPA Recalculation(s), Registration Revisions, University Withdrawals, Dean’s List, Retroactive Credits for Foreign Language, etc.
• Maintains related materials, updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.
Interested candidates should apply by July 28, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Director of Cohort Advising
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Cohort Advising and Course Articulation is responsible for the day-to-day operations of cohort advisor assignments and cohort project management, and also transfer course articulation. The Assistant Director is responsible for training new advising staff on transfer course articulation and use of the Degree Audit System, and providing updates to continuing advising staff. This position oversees and serves as a resource for general advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, engaging undergraduate students in promoting their academic, professional, and overall development from their orientation to graduation. Primarily in individual appointments with students in the advisor’s assigned cohort, the Assistant Director evaluates students’ degree progress/eligibility and educates and provides guidance on degree requirements and programs, academic and professional planning, College and University policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities.

Duties:
• Serves as a cohort advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Intervenes and refers students to resources in the University community as appropriate. Exercises professional discretion and judgment to trouble-shoot issues and problems as they arise
• Oversees Mandatory First-Year Advising (MFA) processes, including advisor communication with students, tracking invitations and appointment completions updating materials and preparing advisors.
• Coordinates and approves general and departmental course articulations, serving as the liaison to the Transfer Articulation Degree Audit Office.
• Maintains related materials (print and online), updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.

Interested candidates should apply by July 28, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Director of Departmental Advising
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Department Advising and Career Development oversees advising services provided by departmental advising, and also career development and major exploration programming and academic advising strategies. This work includes the identification of student needs, facilitation of partnerships both on and off campus, and the creation and facilitation of both active and passive initiatives for undergraduate students. The position oversees and serves as a resource for departmental and internship advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, should a department present a need. When needed, this position evaluates students’ major/curriculum/minor progress and eligibility, and educates and provides guidance on programs and degree requirements, academic and professional planning, College and departmental policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities. When needed, the Assistant Director is responsible for evaluating transfer and study abroad courses for major/curriculum/minor credit and certifying students’ completion of major/curriculum/minor requirements for graduation.

Duties:
• Collaborates with academic departments and the Assistant Dean for Educational Policy and Academic Programs regarding the maintenance and publication of the four-year advising plans.
• Serves as an advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Intervenes and refers students to resources in the University community as appropriate. Exercises professional discretion and judgment to trouble-shoot issues and problems as they arise.
• Guides students through the petition process for exceptions to academic policies.
• Oversees and supports departmental advisors and internship advisor under the direction of the Director, Academic Advising Center. Assists with training as needed with respect to academic and administrative policy and procedures.
• Works with current and former internship providers to maintain and create internship pipelines.
• Collaborates with campus career development offices, including but not limited to: Office of Career Services, LAS Director of Alumni Relations and LAS Director of Pre-Professional Advising.
• Develops programing and web presence for LAS undergraduate students with respect to career development and major exploration.
• Maintains related materials (print and online), updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.

Interested candidates should apply by July 30, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 
2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – SAVE THE DATE(S): STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.
The Study Abroad Office will offer a summer workshop focusing on pedagogy, curriculum integration, and best practice in the field of international education. Intended outcomes for advisors include examples of the academic, personal, and career benefits of studying abroad, practical updates on SAO administrative protocols, and a study abroad advising toolbox for every type of learner to further UIC’s Student Success Initiative.

To accommodate advisors’ schedules, the workshop will be held twice:
Monday, August 10th: 9:00 am -10:30am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Tuesday, August 12th: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Light breakfast will be served.

UARC is pleased to be sponsoring the workshops in partnership with the Study Abroad Office. We will keep you updated with information and look forward to seeing you at the sessions.
3. UARC ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES Web Submissions
The UARC Weekly Update Subcommittee is pleased to provide you with an easier way to submit your news/announcements and upcoming events so that UARC can share them with advisors. UARC Advising Weekly Updates will normally be sent on Fridays each week (although more frequently if the need allows), so please keep that in mind as you plan to advertise your events or share your news with the advising community. To submit an update, please use the UARC Weekly Update Request web form at http://go.uic.edu/uarcweeklyupdaterequest. Please direct questions to either Nick Ardinger (ardinger@uic.edu) or Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu).

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ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES are intended to provide information for advisors regarding information, events, and programs that can be distributed to students and throughout the advising community.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE – Three positions available in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – deadlines are 7/28 and 7/30.

Assistant Director of Administrative Process
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Administrative Process is responsible for the day-to-day operations of advisor and student enacted application of administrative and educational policy. In addition to maintaining materials related to College and university policies and the procedures necessary to carry out policies, the Assistant Director trains new advising staff and provides updates to continuing advising staff regarding policies and procedures. The position oversees and serves as a resource for general advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, engaging undergraduate students in promoting their academic, professional, and overall development from their orientation to graduation. Primarily in individual appointments with students in the advisor’s assigned cohort, the Assistant Director evaluates students’ degree progress/eligibility and educates and provides guidance on degree requirements and programs, academic and professional planning, College and University policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities.

Duties:
• Serves as a cohort advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Ensures the accuracy of advisor enacted application of university and college academic and administrative policy including but not limited to Credit/No-Credit, GPA Recalculation(s), Registration Revisions, University Withdrawals, Dean’s List, Retroactive Credits for Foreign Language, etc.
• Maintains related materials, updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.
Interested candidates should apply by July 28, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Director of Cohort Advising
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Cohort Advising and Course Articulation is responsible for the day-to-day operations of cohort advisor assignments and cohort project management, and also transfer course articulation. The Assistant Director is responsible for training new advising staff on transfer course articulation and use of the Degree Audit System, and providing updates to continuing advising staff. This position oversees and serves as a resource for general advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, engaging undergraduate students in promoting their academic, professional, and overall development from their orientation to graduation. Primarily in individual appointments with students in the advisor’s assigned cohort, the Assistant Director evaluates students’ degree progress/eligibility and educates and provides guidance on degree requirements and programs, academic and professional planning, College and University policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities.

Duties:
• Serves as a cohort advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Intervenes and refers students to resources in the University community as appropriate. Exercises professional discretion and judgment to trouble-shoot issues and problems as they arise
• Oversees Mandatory First-Year Advising (MFA) processes, including advisor communication with students, tracking invitations and appointment completions updating materials and preparing advisors.
• Coordinates and approves general and departmental course articulations, serving as the liaison to the Transfer Articulation Degree Audit Office.
• Maintains related materials (print and online), updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.

Interested candidates should apply by July 28, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Director of Departmental Advising
Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

INTERNAL SEARCH

As a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director of Department Advising and Career Development oversees advising services provided by departmental advising, and also career development and major exploration programming and academic advising strategies. This work includes the identification of student needs, facilitation of partnerships both on and off campus, and the creation and facilitation of both active and passive initiatives for undergraduate students. The position oversees and serves as a resource for departmental and internship advising staff, including regular supervisory meetings and attention to on-going training and development needs. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as an academic advisor, should a department present a need. When needed, this position evaluates students’ major/curriculum/minor progress and eligibility, and educates and provides guidance on programs and degree requirements, academic and professional planning, College and departmental policies and procedures, course registration and selection, and available University resources and opportunities. When needed, the Assistant Director is responsible for evaluating transfer and study abroad courses for major/curriculum/minor credit and certifying students’ completion of major/curriculum/minor requirements for graduation.

Duties:
• Collaborates with academic departments and the Assistant Dean for Educational Policy and Academic Programs regarding the maintenance and publication of the four-year advising plans.
• Serves as an advisor for the undergraduate student population, in evaluating students’ degree progress/eligibility, educating and providing direction and guidance on degree requirements.
• Provides guidance and direction to undergraduate students regarding academic and professional planning.
• Provides guidance regarding University and College policies and procedures, course registration and selection, along with available University resources and opportunities.
• Identifies current and potential needs of students.
• Intervenes and refers students to resources in the University community as appropriate. Exercises professional discretion and judgment to trouble-shoot issues and problems as they arise.
• Guides students through the petition process for exceptions to academic policies.
• Oversees and supports departmental advisors and internship advisor under the direction of the Director, Academic Advising Center. Assists with training as needed with respect to academic and administrative policy and procedures.
• Works with current and former internship providers to maintain and create internship pipelines.
• Collaborates with campus career development offices, including but not limited to: Office of Career Services, LAS Director of Alumni Relations and LAS Director of Pre-Professional Advising.
• Develops programing and web presence for LAS undergraduate students with respect to career development and major exploration.
• Maintains related materials (print and online), updating as needed.
• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or a related field. Related Master’s Degree preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising in an institution of higher education/learning.
• Prior experience in advising and administration in; student enrollment life cycle, course articulation, degree planning, FERPA, student development theory, support of diverse student populations.
• Excellent communication, presentation, organization and computer/pc skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with related applications and software.

Interested candidates should apply by July 30, 2015, by completing an on-line application, providing the names and email addresses for 3 references, and uploading a current resume and cover letter by going to https://jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES 7-13-15

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. SHARE WITH NEW TRANSFER STUDENTS – UIC Transfer Merit and Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarships deadline extended to July 17th.

2. FOR YOUR INFORMATION/SHARE WITH STUDENTS – CORRECTION to UIC College of Pharmacy updated Pre-Pharmacy Requirements for Fall 2016 Applicants

3. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – SAVE THE DATE(S): STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.

4. YOUR HELP NEEDED – SSI Credit Accumulation Project is hosting focus groups of advisors on July 10th and July 15th to talk about advisor/student conversations about finishing on time.

5. Advising Weekly Updates Announcement/Event guidelines and submission web form available.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. SHARE WITH STUDENTS—UIC Transfer Merit and Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarships deadline extended to July 17th.
The applications for the UIC Transfer Merit and Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarships are now live. Students can access them through the links below. The deadline for both awards is July 15, 2015. Please feel free to share this with students inquiring about the transfer scholarships.

PHI THETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP
The Honors College awards the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, a one-time, one-semester tuition waiver, to new Honors College transfer students. Transfer students to the college who are members of Phi Theta Kappa, the community college honor society, have a minimum of a 3.5 transfer GPA, and are enrolled for at least 12 credit hours during the fall term are eligible to apply. Transfer students must be in their first semester at UIC in fall 2015 to be eligible. This scholarship is competitive and not all eligible students will receive an award. The application can be submitted online at https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/160926.

TRANSFER MERIT TUITION AWARD
The UIC Transfer Merit Tuition Awards are given on a competitive basis to new transfer students each fall. Applicants must be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program, have a minimum transfer GPA of 3.25 on a minimum of 45 transfer credits, and be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours. A written statement outlining your educational and career goals and how you have financed your education thus far and a copy of financial aid awards statement should be submitted along with a completed application. Transfer students must be in their first semester at UIC in fall 2015 to be eligible. This scholarship is competitive and not all eligible students will receive an award. The application can be submitted online https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/564904.

Please direct questions to the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at ssp@uic.edu.

 
2. FOR YOUR INFORMATION/SHARE WITH STUDENTS – CORRECTION – UIC College of Pharmacy updating Pre-Pharmacy Requirements for Fall 2016 Applicants
CORRECTION!
The UIC College of Pharmacy has made changes to its requirements for admission to pharmacy school for Fall 2016. Following are the three changes:

1. AP Calculus credit will be allowed – if accepted and given credit by undergraduate/pre-pharmacy institution
2. 4 semester credits of MICRO-BIO changed to 3 semester credits (but still with Lab)
3. 4 semester credits of Bio-Chem was previously changed to 3 semester credits (but with no Lab)

This will be effective for next admission cycle Fall 2016

Thank you for your patience and understanding. The College of Pharmacy Office of Student Affairs apologizes for any confusion due to their effort to distribute this information as quickly as possible.

Here is a link to the pre-pharmacy requirements and course guides.
http://pharmacy.uic.edu/programs/pharmd-professional-program/admission-requirements-new

http://pharmacy.uic.edu/programs/pharmd-professional-program/admission-requirements-new/prepharmacy-prerequisite-coursework-guides

Questions can be directed to the UIC COP Student Affairs at 312-996-7242 or pharmosa@uic.edu.

 
3. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – SAVE THE DATE(S): STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.
The Study Abroad Office will offer a summer workshop focusing on pedagogy, curriculum integration, and best practice in the field of international education. Intended outcomes for advisors include examples of the academic, personal, and career benefits of studying abroad, practical updates on SAO administrative protocols, and a study abroad advising toolbox for every type of learner to further UIC’s Student Success Initiative.

To accommodate advisors’ schedules, the workshop will be held twice:
Monday, August 10th: 9:00 am -10:30am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Tuesday, August 12th: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Light breakfast will be served.

UARC is pleased to be sponsoring the workshops in partnership with the Study Abroad Office. We will keep you updated with information and look forward to seeing you at the sessions.

 
4. YOUR HELP NEEDED – SSI Credit Accumulation Project is hosting focus groups of advisors on July 10th and July 15th to talk about advisor/student conversations about finishing on time.
The SSI Credit Accumulation Project is interested to talk with you about executing a finishing on time campaign. Advisors are on the front lines having conversations with students and the project team would like your input.

To accommodate schedules, Dr. Corinne Kodama will be conducting focus groups on the following dates. If you can attend, please RSVP:

Friday, July 10th
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: 2750 UH

or

Wednesday, July 15th
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION: 2550 UH

RSVP to Dr. Kodama through http://go.uic.edu/ssicreditaccumulationfocusgroup.

To remind you, the SSI Credit Accumulation Project Team conducted information sessions in May. You can download the slides from the information sessions at http://go.uic.edu/ssicreditaccumulationinfo.

 
5. UARC ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES Web Submissions
The UARC Weekly Update Subcommittee is pleased to provide you with an easier way to submit your news/announcements and upcoming events so that UARC can share them with advisors. UARC Advising Weekly Updates will normally be sent on Fridays each week (although more frequently if the need allows), so please keep that in mind as you plan to advertise your events or share your news with the advising community. To submit an update, please use the UARC Weekly Update Request web form at http://go.uic.edu/uarcweeklyupdaterequest. Please direct questions to either Nick Ardinger (ardinger@uic.edu) or Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu).

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ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES are intended to provide information for advisors regarding information, events, and programs that can be distributed to students and throughout the advising community.


SHARE WITH STUDENTS—UIC Transfer Merit and Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarships deadline extended to July 17th.

The applications for the UIC Transfer Merit and Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarships are now live. Students can access them through the links below.  The deadline for both awards is July 15, 2015. Please feel free to share this with students inquiring about the transfer scholarships.

 

PHI THETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP

The Honors College awards the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, a one-time, one-semester tuition waiver, to new Honors College transfer students. Transfer students to the college who are members of Phi Theta Kappa, the community college honor society, have a minimum of a 3.5 transfer GPA, and are enrolled for at least 12 credit hours during the fall term are eligible to apply. Transfer students must be in their first semester at UIC in fall 2015 to be eligible. This scholarship is competitive and not all eligible students will receive an award. The application can be submitted online at https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/160926.

 

TRANSFER MERIT TUITION AWARD

The UIC Transfer Merit Tuition Awards are given on a competitive basis to new transfer students each fall. Applicants must be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program, have a minimum transfer GPA of 3.25 on a minimum of 45 transfer credits, and be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours. A written statement outlining your educational and career goals and how you have financed your education thus far and a copy of financial aid awards statement should be submitted along with a completed application. Transfer students must be in their first semester at UIC in fall 2015 to be eligible. This scholarship is competitive and not all eligible students will receive an award. The application can be submitted online https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/564904.

 

Please direct questions to the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at ssp@uic.edu.


ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES 7-2-15

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. FOR YOUR INFORMATION/SHARE WITH STUDENTS – CORRECTION to UIC College of Pharmacy updated Pre-Pharmacy Requirements for Fall 2016 Applicants
2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – SAVE THE DATE(S): STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.
3. YOUR HELP NEEDED – SSI Credit Accumulation Project is hosting focus groups of advisors on July 10th and July 15th to talk about advisor/student conversations about finishing on time.
4. SHARE WITH STUDENTS – CC120 First-Year Dialogues – Term B sections now open to upper-level and transfer students.
5. SHARE WITH NEW TRANSFER STUDENTS – UIC Transfer Merit and Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarships are now live.
6. Advising Weekly Updates Announcement/Event guidelines and submission web form available.
———————————————————————————————————————-
ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. FOR YOUR INFORMATION/SHARE WITH STUDENTS – CORRECTION – UIC College of Pharmacy updating Pre-Pharmacy Requirements for Fall 2016 Applicants
CORRECTION!
The UIC College of Pharmacy has made changes to its requirements for admission to pharmacy school for Fall 2016. Following are the three changes:

1. AP Calculus credit will be allowed – if accepted and given credit by undergraduate/pre-pharmacy institution
2. 4 semester credits of MICRO-BIO changed to 3 semester credits (but still with Lab)
3. 4 semester credits of Bio-Chem was previously changed to 3 semester credits (but with no Lab)

This will be effective for next admission cycle Fall 2016

Thank you for your patience and understanding. The College of Pharmacy Office of Student Affairs apologizes for any confusion due to their effort to distribute this information as quickly as possible.

Here is a link to the pre-pharmacy requirements and course guides.
http://pharmacy.uic.edu/programs/pharmd-professional-program/admission-requirements-new

http://pharmacy.uic.edu/programs/pharmd-professional-program/admission-requirements-new/prepharmacy-prerequisite-coursework-guides

Questions can be directed to the UIC COP Student Affairs at 312-996-7242 or pharmosa@uic.edu.

 
2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – SAVE THE DATE(S): STUDY ABROAD Workshop for Advisors sponsored by SAO and UARC on 8/10 and 8/12.
The Study Abroad Office will offer a summer workshop focusing on pedagogy, curriculum integration, and best practice in the field of international education. Intended outcomes for advisors include examples of the academic, personal, and career benefits of studying abroad, practical updates on SAO administrative protocols, and a study abroad advising toolbox for every type of learner to further UIC’s Student Success Initiative.

To accommodate advisors’ schedules, the workshop will be held twice:
Monday, August 10th: 9:00 am -10:30am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Tuesday, August 12th: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Location: TBA – East Campus

Light breakfast will be served.

UARC is pleased to be sponsoring the workshops in partnership with the Study Abroad Office. We will keep you updated with information and look forward to seeing you at the sessions.

 
3. YOUR HELP NEEDED – SSI Credit Accumulation Project is hosting focus groups of advisors on July 10th and July 15th to talk about advisor/student conversations about finishing on time.
The SSI Credit Accumulation Project is interested to talk with you about executing a finishing on time campaign. Advisors are on the front lines having conversations with students and the project team would like your input.

To accommodate schedules, Dr. Corinne Kodama will be conducting focus groups on the following dates. If you can attend, please RSVP:

Friday, July 10th
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: 2750 UH

or

Wednesday, July 15th
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION: 2550 UH

RSVP to Dr. Kodama through http://go.uic.edu/ssicreditaccumulationfocusgroup.

To remind you, the SSI Credit Accumulation Project Team conducted information sessions in May. You can download the slides from the information sessions at http://go.uic.edu/ssicreditaccumulationinfo.

 
4. SHARE WITH STUDENTS – CC120 First-Year Dialogues – Term B sections now open to upper-level and transfer students.
Fall 2015, Term B: Upper-level and transfer students (not first-year) can now register for CC120 – sections 34934, 34935, 34938, 34939, 34940, and 34941 are open for them.

All Term A sections of CC120 and sections 34936 and 34937 in Term B will remain restricted to first-year students during the Fall.

All questions regarding registration and enrollment can be addressed to Steve Whitley (swhitl2@uic.edu).

 
5. SHARE WITH STUDENTS—UIC Transfer Merit and Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarships are now live.
The applications for the UIC Transfer Merit and Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarships are now live. Students can access them through the links below. The deadline for both awards is July 15, 2015. Please feel free to share this with students inquiring about the transfer scholarships.

PHI THETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP
The Honors College awards the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, a one-time, one-semester tuition waiver, to new Honors College transfer students. Transfer students to the college who are members of Phi Theta Kappa, the community college honor society, have a minimum of a 3.5 transfer GPA, and are enrolled for at least 12 credit hours during the fall term are eligible to apply. Transfer students must be in their first semester at UIC in fall 2015 to be eligible. This scholarship is competitive and not all eligible students will receive an award. The application can be submitted online at https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/160926.

TRANSFER MERIT TUITION AWARD
The UIC Transfer Merit Tuition Awards are given on a competitive basis to new transfer students each fall. Applicants must be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program, have a minimum transfer GPA of 3.25 on a minimum of 45 transfer credits, and be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours. A written statement outlining your educational and career goals and how you have financed your education thus far and a copy of financial aid awards statement should be submitted along with a completed application. Transfer students must be in their first semester at UIC in fall 2015 to be eligible. This scholarship is competitive and not all eligible students will receive an award. The application can be submitted online https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/564904.

Please direct questions to the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at ssp@uic.edu.

 
6. UARC ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES Web Submissions
The UARC Weekly Update Subcommittee is pleased to provide you with an easier way to submit your news/announcements and upcoming events so that UARC can share them with advisors. UARC Advising Weekly Updates will normally be sent on Fridays each week (although more frequently if the need allows), so please keep that in mind as you plan to advertise your events or share your news with the advising community. To submit an update, please use the UARC Weekly Update Request web form at http://go.uic.edu/uarcweeklyupdaterequest. Please direct questions to either Nick Ardinger (ardinger@uic.edu) or Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu).

—————————————————————–

ADVISING WEEKLY UPDATES are intended to provide information for advisors regarding information, events, and programs that can be distributed to students and throughout the advising community.


FOR YOUR INFORMATION/SHARE WITH STUDENTS – CORRECTION to UIC College of Pharmacy updated Pre-Pharmacy Requirements for Fall 2016 Applicants

FOR YOUR INFORMATION/SHARE WITH STUDENTS – CORRECTION to UIC College of Pharmacy updated Pre-Pharmacy Requirements for Fall 2016 admissions cycle

CORRECTION!

The UIC College of Pharmacy has made changes to its requirements for admission to pharmacy school for Fall 2016. Following are the three changes:

 

  1. AP Calculus credit will be allowed – if accepted and given credit by undergraduate/pre-pharmacy institution
  2. 4 semester credits of MICRO-BIO changed to 3 semester credits (but still with Lab)
  3. 4 semester credits of Bio-Chem was previously changed to 3 semester credits (but with no Lab)

This will be effective for next admission cycle Fall 2016

Thank you for your patience and understanding. The College of Pharmacy Office of Student Affairs apologizes for any confusion due to their effort to distribute this information as quickly as possible.

Here is a link to the pre-pharmacy requirements and course guides.

http://pharmacy.uic.edu/programs/pharmd-professional-program/admission-requirements-new

http://pharmacy.uic.edu/programs/pharmd-professional-program/admission-requirements-new/prepharmacy-prerequisite-coursework-guides

 

Questions can be directed to the UIC COP Student Affairs at 312-996-7242 or pharmosa@uic.edu.