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Freshmen Move-In and Orientation Week, August 2015

Hey, Class of 2019!  Save the Date and
Kick-off Move-In and Orientation Week at UIS!

Make plans now to join us at the New Student and Family Welcome BBQ and Convocation.

August Orientation, Resident Move-In, and Commuter Meeting (a schedule of activities and more details will be available in early July):

  • August 19:     Move-in for students living on-campus (details will be made available by Residence Life in July)  ** If you know you will be driving to Springfield and staying overnight you may want to make hotel reservations now.  The Illinois State Fair is August 13-23, 2015.  
  • August 19:     Commuter Meet ‘n Greet (mandatory for all first-year commuters)
  • August 19:     New Student & Family Welcome Dinner (5-6 p.m.) FREE!
  • August 19:     New Student & Family Convocation (6-7 p.m. ) FREE!
  • August 20-22:  August Orientation (mandatory for all first years)
  • August 24:     First Day of Classes

All new students (commuter and on-campus residential) will be required to attend the August Orientation Week programs.  We have a number of events scheduled that Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday before classes start to help you become a more effective student, get acclimated to campus, and meet your classmates!

Can’t wait to see you!

The Orientation Team

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University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407



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