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Transfer Summer Information

Transfer Students

Get ready to thrive at UIC! We are excited to welcome you to campus this fall. To help you transition smoothly and make the most of your time at UIC, consider attending a LARES Transfer and Thrive session, a virtual welcome session just for you. This event will connect you with other transfer students and provide valuable information to jumpstart your academic journey at UIC.

LARES Transfer and Thrive: Get Ready to Succeed

These workshops are designed to give you, our incoming transfer students, a head start on a successful transition to UIC. We’ll cover everything you need to know to hit the ground running:

  • Mastering MyUIC: Learn your way around the student portal ( to navigate everything from class registration to financial aid.
  • Understanding Your Credits: We’ll break down your degree audit and help you understand how read what transfer credits apply to your UIC program.
  • Registration Made Easy: Feeling lost about course registration? We’ll guide you through the process step-by-step.
  • Academic Advising 101: Get prepared for your college advising session to maximize your academic success.
  • Financial Aid Made Clear: We’ll clarify your financial aid package and available payment options.
  • Orientation & First Semester Tips: Learn how to get the most out of your orientation experience and make your first semester a breeze.

Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with a LARES advisor one-on-one for personalized guidance on academics and financial aid before the semester even starts.

LARES Transfer and Thrive Sessions 

Location: Zoom
Date and Times:  Choose one session to attend.

  • May 29, 2024, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
  • June 12, 2024, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
  • June 26, 2024, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
  • July 10, 2024, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
  • July 24, 2024, 3:00pm – 4:30pm