Category: Advising Summit

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER – RSVP for the October 5th Fall 2018 Advising Summit by this FRIDAY, 9/28!

Reminder – Please RSVP if you haven’t already done so – we’re looking forward to seeing you! Details on the agenda are below.

We hope you can join us on Friday, October 5th for the Fall 2018 Advising Summit (Friday afternoon of Week 6) and lunch!

Our Advising Summit Planning Team has been hard at work planning our agenda, which will include a range of presentations and discussions including the new NACADA Professional Development Core Competencies model, advising Asian American students, undergraduate recruitment and admissions, and international internships with special guests the Vice Provost for Global Engagement and our Diplomat-in-Residence. We will also include short unit updates.

Following are the details so that you can attend:

Friday, October 5th
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:30 Advising Summit

*ROOM is SSB Conference Rooms 

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

Please RSVP for both the Summit and networking event at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp by Friday, September 28th.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2018 Advising Summit will be held on October 5th – the RSVP is open!

We hope you can join us on Friday, October 5th for the Fall 2018 Advising Summit (Friday afternoon of Week 6) and lunch!

We’ll keep you updated on the agenda as our Advising Summit Planning Team continues to plan for this semester.

Following are the details so that you can attend:

Friday, October 5th
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:30 Advising Summit

*ROOM is SSB Conference Rooms 

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

Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp by Friday, September 28th.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD’s 4th Annual Advisors’ Fall Kickoff BBQ (7/21) and Fall 2018 Advising Summit (10/5) – SAVE THE DATES

We know you’re still in summer mode (hopefully), but the OAD Steering Committee wants to ensure that you are saving the dates for some of our already planned fall events:

Advisors’ 4th Annual End of Summer/Fall Kickoff BBQ at Ph.D. Pub
Tuesday, August 21st at 5:00 p.m. (or earlier)
*We’ll be gearing up for the academic year, but we also need to continue to take advantage of the warm weather and great summer barbecue for our fourth annual gathering! Grill and chill with us…really we’ll do the grillin’ and you do the chillin’!

Fall 2018 Advising Summit and After-Summit Networking Event
Friday, October 5th – Lunch starts at 12:30, Summit begins at 1:30 p.m.
*As in past years, we’re holding our Fall Summit on the Friday of Week 6, and because we enjoyed the opportunity for networking so much, we’re going to provide lunch, learn together for the afternoon, and those who can make it can join us at a local establishment to relax and continue our discussions.

Watch for the dates for our Fall 2018 OAD brown bags and for TT Advisor Common Readings, they’re coming soon!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2018 Advising Summit presentations now available for download!

Our Spring 2018 Advising Summit focused on financial aid and payment options for students while also providing updates about new programs and initiatives. Our Spring 2018 Summit was held on February 23, 2018.

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
Flames Leadership Network (Elizabeth Houlihan, Office of First-Year Initiatives)
Non-Cognitive Profiles (Sue Farruggia, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Academic Programs)
Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (Kiely Fletcher, Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships)
University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations (Melody Wheeler, University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations)

We had a great time at our Winter Wonderland Networking event post-Summit and we’re looking forward to Advisor Week.  

If you attended Summit, we want to hear from you. Your feedback is valuable, so please complete a survey for our planning team at http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback.

If you are new to the advising community since last year’s Advisor Week and we didn’t get your advisor glass delivered to you this week, please contact Joey at jvolpe@uic.edu.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER Spring 2018 Advising Summit is next Friday, February 23rd with LUNCH! RSVP by 2/20!

REMINDER – Please RSVP for the Spring 2018 Advising Summit and our Winter Wonderland Networking Event by TOMORROW – Tuesday, February 20th!


We hope you can join us on Friday, February 23rd for the Spring 2018 Advising Summit (Friday afternoon of Week 6) and lunch.

We have a number of items on our agenda including meeting our new director of the Office of External Fellowships, information on financial aid and billing, the Non-Cognitive Profiles Pilot, and much more!

Following are the details so that you can plan to attend:

Friday, February 23rd
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:30 Advising Summit

*ROOM is SSB Conference Rooms (The good news is we’ve outgrown our SCE 302 space.)

Also, don’t forget that we’re also doing a Winter Wonderland Networking Event directly following Advising Summit at Wise Owl so that you can relax together and continue the discussions you’ve begun at Summit.

Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp by Tuesday, February 20th.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2018 Advising Summit will be held on February 23rd – save the date and the RSVP is open!

We hope you can join us on Friday, February 23rd for the Spring 2018 Advising Summit (Friday afternoon of Week 6) and lunch.

We have a number of items on our agenda including meeting our new director of the Office of External Fellowships, information on financial aid and billing, the Non-Cognitive Profiles Pilot, and much more! We’ll keep you updated on the agenda as our Advising Summit Planning Team continues to plan for this semester.

Following are the details so that you can plan to attend:

Friday, February 23rd
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:00 Advising Summit

*ROOM is SSB Conference Rooms (The good news is we’ve outgrown our SCE 302 space.)

Also, don’t forget that we’re also doing a Winter Wonderland Networking Event directly following Advising Summit at Wise Owl so that you can relax together and continue the discussions you’ve begun at Summit.

Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp by Friday, February 16th.


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.