Monthly archives: September, 2016

FOR ADVISORS’ INFORMATION/SHARE WITH STUDENTS: CampusCare Quick Guide and CampusCare Staff can do training for advisors!

Hello Everyone,

If you would like to have CampusCare do a training for staff in your department please contact myself or the general email address. We will be happy to come out and work with your staff in understanding our policies and procedures. Most departments found our trainings to be very helpful in working with their students questions throughout the year.

We have a CampusCare QRG for students. Please print this out to have available if needed. We update this before the beginning of every Academic Year on our website as well at http://campuscare.uic.edu/quick-reference-guide/

Contact information for the Department of CampusCare (Please note- this should be the only contact information given to students for our department):

Ph: 312-996-4915 option 1- referrals and hospital transfers

Ph: 312-996-4915 option 2- claims

Ph: 312-996-4915 option 3- Administration (this is the only option for our department here on campus)

Email: cchealth@uic.edu

Website: www.campuscare.uic.edu


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: New this Semester! Kinesiology is Now Accepting Intercollege Transfer Applications.

Do you have students interested in the B.S. in Kinesiology?

If so, send them to www.ahs.uic.edu/kn/prospectivestudents/kntransfer/ for more information and to view an informational presentation on intercollege transfer to the Kinesiology program.

Advising will be conducting a presentation on Tuesday, October 11th at 3:30pm and Wednesday, November 9th at 2:00pm in the Physical Education Building, Room 117 (1st floor of PEB). Applications are due by week 8 – Friday, October 14th!


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: LAS Transfer Thursdays

LAS Transfer Thursdays are optional, one-hour, bi-monthly sessions created for new LAS transfer students. September, October, and November have different themes to help students become more familiar with fellow transfer peers, LAS Academic Advising, and UIC.

The remaining sessions are:

October 13th and 20th: Registration Refresher
November 10th and 17th: What’s Next?! LAS Internships

To RSVP, students should go to student.las.uic.edu, sign in, and click the “Events” tab to see the dates, times, and locations of the sessions.

More information is available at https://www.las.uic.edu/transferthursdays


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Professional Development Workshop Series starting this week!

The Honors College Fall Professional Development Series is open to any UIC student! Upcoming workshops include:

Applying to Graduate Schools in the Humanities with Honors College Dean Ralph Keen, Tues. 10/4, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, 121 Burnham Hall

MEntrepreneurship: Practical Thoughts on Entrepreneurship – with Cats! Led by Thomas Alaan, Tues. 10/18 at 3:30 pm in 121 BH

Understanding the Earth to Save the Earth: Environmental Career Paths with Professor Roy Plotnick, Tues. 11/15 at 4:00 pm in 121 BH

Crafting Perfect Personal Statements with the Office of Career Services, Wed. 11/30 at 4:00 pm in 121 BH

View the flier with the full list of events at: https://uofi.uic.edu/blog/files/1516/406122/94071.pdf. Contact Stephanie O’Leary at soleary@uic.edu with questions.


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: UIC Chicago Graduate and Professional School Fair this Thursday 10/6!

This email is to inform and/or remind you about our upcoming Graduate and Professional School Fair. We would like to invite you and your students to attend our fair. Please share this with all of your students.

UIC Career Services is pleased to host the 12th annual UIC CHICAGO GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FAIR

Thursday, October 6, 2016
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

UIC Forum
725 South Roosevelt Road
Chicago, Illinois 60608

No advance registration is required. However, to help us better serve you, please go to http://2016uicgradfair.eventbrite.com and RSVP. UIC students, UIC employees, and the general community are all welcome!! The event is FREE!!!

Find contacts from across the country and the world ready to speak with you at the UIC Chicago Graduate and Professional School Fair. Even in our connected world, there is no substitute for face-to-face interaction to get your questions answered, and it’s FREE!

This year, representatives from more than 150 graduate and professional programs will be available to answer questions and offer information about their specific programs.

To learn more about the event and view the list of participating schools, visit go.uic.edu/gradfair

UIC Students, please bring your iCard for quicker entrance.

If you require any accommodations to participate in the event, please contact Rosa Parker at 312-996-2300 or at rosap@uic.edu.

Looking forward to seeing you at the fair!


OAD Daily News: A message from Charlie Nutt about the future of advising from ACADEMIC ADVISING TODAY

Happy Friday Advisors! Check out this article from the September edition of Academic Advising Today from NACADA – “From the Executive Director: Georgia On My Mind” to see what Charlie is thinking about the future of advising.


OAD Daily News: Fall 2016 Advising Summit is TODAY, Thursday, September 29th at 9:30 a.m.!

The Fall 2016 Advising Summit is today, Thursday, September 29th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in SCE 302. Check in starts at 9:00 and there will be full breakfast served. See you there!


OAD Daily News: On education…

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
― Mahatma Gandhi


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/SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Words Matter! Next Workshop is Monday, October 10th

Words Matter! is designed to raise awareness about the power of language as well as offer opportunities for UIC campus members to engage with the concept of inclusive language and its connection to identities, inequality, and power.

The workshop series is open to students, faculty, and staff across campus who are interested in learning more about the power of word choice and how to make their classrooms and workplaces more inclusive. Workshop participants will engage in dialogue with their fellow campus members, watch short videos, review current literature, and have an opportunity to discuss strategies for change.

During Fall 2016, there will be seven workshops offered. All workshops will be from 12-2PM and lunch will be provided.

The next workshop is Monday, Octoberber 10th at 12:00 p.m. at the Daley Library 1-470. You can download the poster!

Register at the Words Matter! website.