Category: OAD Daily News

OAD Daily News: Our students are back and our new students are arriving – join us for Convocation this Sunday!

The start of classes is right around the corner! It’s time for New Student Convocation – join us this Sunday, August 27, 2017 at UIC Pavilion.

Be there or be square!

FOR ADVISORS’ INFORMATION: REMINDER – 2017 UIC New Student Convocation on 8-27-17 – SAVE THE DATE!


OAD Daily News: Finish in Four goes national – NACADA and CCA are partnering together…

NACADA and College Complete America are partnering in an effort to boost on-time completion rates. UIC’s Finish in Four initiaive is works toward this goal at UIC.

See the NACADA and CCA press release for more information!

OAD Daily News: UIC Days in Action Events this week!

A number of units on campus have planned UIC Days in Action events this week. Downloadable flyer is available.

OAD Daily News: Welcome back – Spring 2017 Advisor Events Schedule – Save the Dates!

Welcome back! It’s Week 1 and we’re in for a great semester! See our updated set of events for this spring 2017 so you can save the dates on your calendar!

Happy Holidays from the Office for Advising Development!

The Office for Advising Development wishes you the happiest of holidays. Advisors, thank you for your work on behalf of our students. Your contribution to our university community is so very important.

We hope the season brings you the warmth of family and friends, cherished memories, and peace and renewal for the new year. Happy New Year and we’ll see you again next year!

OAD Daily News: Happy Thanksgiving Advisors! We are grateful for you and your work!

On behalf of the Office for Advising Development Steering Committee and our campus colleagues, we say thank you to you for all that you do. Our students are lucky to have you in their corner. We appreciate your dedication, hard work, and teamwork.

In this time of reflection and giving thanks, our thoughts are with you and yours this Thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving Advisors!


OAD Daily News: Two events this evening for students and a reminder about Post-Election Conversations tomorrow.

There are two campus events this evening at 5:30 that can be shared with students –

EVENT #1 – Arab American Campus Unifying Event

Layal Al Fan with El Funoun Dance Troupe Performance
Tuesday, November 15th
5:30 p.m. – BSB 250
Free Event

The Arab American Cultural Center invites you into an uplifting space for building collective strength and power. Join the community for a performance by the internationally renowned el Fanoun Dance Troupe along with UIC’s own poet Rowida Zatar. This event is the first in the AACC’s series Layal Al Fan [Art Nights]. Here is an event link for more information.

EVENT # 2 – Students organized an event providing a safe space for discussion with the following details:

Trump is President – Now What?
Tuesday, November 15th
5:30 p.m. – Lecture Center A1

Responses from Muslim Student Association, Black Student Union, Fearless Undocumented Alliance, UIC Christian Coalition, LGBTQ, and International Students

This is a safe space to listen to one another and have opportunity to share how this election affects us as a campus.


Also, don’t forget the Post-Election Conversations again tomorrow.

OAD Daily News: NACADA Region V – a great way to volunteer has come our way!

Don’t forget that we can contribute to vibrant, relevant professional development well beyond UIC! Volunteer for the Pre-Conference Proposal Reading team by this Friday! Check out the information provided by Diana Soriano in yesterday’s post!


OAD DAILY NEWS: Today we learn about the National UnDACAmented Research Project

Today’s panel discussion will talk about the national research project National UnDACAmented Research Project – our students, faculty, and staff have participated…

Check out the post on today’s event!

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.