PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Final deadline for Provost's Advising Excellence Award is MONDAY, February 15th!

The UARC Advising Awards Committee is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the 2016 Provost's Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award, which recognizes professional advisors who have demonstrated exemplary skill in academic advising and a commitment to student success at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Eligible nominees include non-faculty professionals who spend a significant portion of their job advising undergraduates, including academic advisors in the colleges and departments as well as advisors in academic support/success programs.  Nominees must have served in an advisory capacity at UIC for at least one full academic year. Award recipients may be selected for the award no more than once every three years.

At this time, the Advising Awards Committee has planned for a deadline of February 15, 2016 for Advising Excellence nominations. The nomination form is available at

The advising awards are administered by the UARC Advising Awards Committee who are in the process of updating the program for 2016. The process for nomination and selection of awards is being streamlined and updated.

Watch for updates to the Advising Awards section of the website where there will be biographies of winners allowing us to continue to honor our awardees.