Academic Advising

LARES offers a wide variety of advisors to help students progress in their specific academic pathways. Schedule an appointment with your advisor by calling 312-996-3356. Keep in mind that advisors are available Monday through Friday from 9 am - 5 pm. The length of the appointment is for 30 minutes, please arrive on time.

We offer some of the following services:

  • General and graduation requirements advising
  • Course selection for registration for upcoming semester
  • Discussing and declaring majors, minors, and concentrations
  • Career exploration
  • Research Opportunities
  • Assistance with FAFSA completion
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Scholarships Opportunities
  • Admissions counseling for undergraduate programs
  • Transfer credit review
  • Graduate and Professional Programs

Jennifer Juárez

Jennifer Juárez

Contact: jjuare2@uic.edu

Advising Assignments:

  • Elementary/Urban Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Human Development & Learning

Daisy Lemus

Daisy Lemus

Liberal Arts and Sciences 

  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • English
  • Gender Women Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Undecided/Undeclared Majors

Educational Goal

  • Pre-Social Work

Gerardo Martinez

Gerardo Martinez

Contact: gmarti39@uic.edu

Advising Assignments:

Business Majors

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information and Decision Science
  • Management
  • Marketing

Engineering Majors

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Physics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics

Architecture, Design, & the Arts Majors

  • Architecture
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Music
  • Theatre

Iliana Miranda

Iliana Miranda

Contact: imiran2@uic.edu

Advising Assignments:

  • Disability & Human Development
  • Kinesiology
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Pre-Health Undeclared

Pre-Health Advising

  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Health Information Management
  • Pre-Nutrition
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy

Eduardo "Eddie" Mendoza

Contact: emendo22@uic.edu

Advising Assignments:

Liberal Arts and Sciences 

  • Criminology, Law, and Justice
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • History
  • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Spanish
  • Urban Planning
  • Undecided/Undeclared Majors

Educational Goal

  • Pre-Law

Aracely Vasquez

Contact: avasqu7@uic.edu

Advising Assignments:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Integrated Health Sciences
  • Neurosciences
  • Pre-Health Undeclared

 

Pre-Health Educational Goals

  • Pre-Denistry
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Public Health
  • Pre-Veternary