UIC Advisors’ Student Referral Guide

STUDENT’S CONCERN CONSIDER REFERRING TO
Academic concerns: questions about failing classes, probation, dismissalsCollege advisor
Academic support services: questions about tutoring, workshops, academic counselingClass instructor, AAAN, ACE, CHANCE, LARES, Tutoring directory
Admissions: questions about freshman, readmit, or transfer admissionOffice of Admissions
Campus housing: questions about housing application, room assignment, fees, and housing options and plansCampus Housing
Campus parking: questions about parking assignments, fees, and renewalsCampus Parking Services
Career information: questions about internships, cover letters and resumes, job fairs, interview preparation, and on-campus interviewsCareer Services, major advisor, faculty member in area of interest, college-based career or internship services
Disability services: questions about referrals, accommodations, and accessibilityDisability Resource Center
Financial Aid: questions about FAFSA, award letters, grants, loans, and work-studyOffice of Student Financial Aid
Grading issues: questions about grading policies, grade disputes, missing grades, and NR gradesClass instructor, college office, Ombudsperson
Graduate/professional school: questions about standardized tests, selecting a graduate or professional program, and preparation for a graduate degreeGraduate College, Career Services, faculty member in area of intended study
Graduation requirements: questions about fulfilling requirements, deadlines, and exceptionsCollege advisor, major advisor
Honors College: questions about eligibility, application, and requirementsHonors College
Honors eligibility: questions about University, College, and Department Honors; Dean’s ListCollege advisor, major advisor
International student issues: questions about financial assistance, visa, and work optionsOffice of International Services
Mental, emotional, or substance abuse issues: issues regarding homesickness, loneliness, family issues, feelings of not belongingCounseling Center
Military service: questions about military withdrawal, reenrollment after service, financial aid, readjustment issuesAdmissions for reenrollment questions; Registration and Records and college office for military withdrawal questions; ROTC; Student Financial Aid/Veterans Affairs
Registration holds: questions about registration holds, including holds for nonpayment, failure to submit the immunization form, athletics advising hold, college advising hold, or department advising holdCollege office
Registration issues: questions about drop/add, Time Tickets, withdrawals, and cancellationsOffice of Registration and Records
Student Discipline: questions about policies and proceduresDean of Students’ Office
Student records: questions about transcripts and enrollment verificationOffice of Registration and Records
Study abroad: questions about programs, course credit, and costStudy Abroad OfficeAdvisor Resources
Transferring course work: questions about process, course selection, and degree requirementsAdmissions, college advisor, major advisor
University billing: questions about tuition, fees, and E-BillsUniversity Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations