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Dear iSchool Students,

iSchool undergraduate students are welcomed to the new BS/IS program with our first ever New Student Orientation! We will begin with an introduction to the iSchool from our very own Eunice Santos, Dean of the School of Information Sciences. Then we will go over an overview of the iSchool, our many resources, what the semester will look like, and answer any questions before the start of the semester. It is required of all new incoming BSIS students including continuing students who completed an ICT process. New Student Orientation this year will be on completed virtually through Zoom, however we are providing some in person activities to get to know our staff and the rest of your classmates.

Date: Friday Aug 21st, 2020   1:30 - 3:00 pm  
 
 
Agenda: 

1:30pm | Speaker: Dean Santos
1:35pm | Melissa & Tony
Academic Advising
Tutoring/Academic Support
Career Services & Mentor Program
Alumni Resources
2:30pm | Game & Final Notes

Meet iSchool BSIS Undergraduate Student Affairs

Come meet Melissa Newell, Director of Undergraduate Affairs, and Tony Torres, Academic Advisor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Affairs in person. We will be located at the North Patio and passing out your t-shirt! We will be wearing masks and practicing social distancing to ensure your safety.

Location: School of Information Sciences Building, Front Patio (501 E. Daniel St.)

Thursday Aug 20, 2020   3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  

Friday Aug 21, 2020   3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sign up for a time slot for when you can come by! Time Slots (Use your Illinois email)

Online Learning Sessions

Join iSchool Instructional Support Specialists Lindsey Sharp and Whitney McComas and iSchool advisor Jessica Williams as they share helpful hints about engaging in your online courses this fall! You’ll get a brief intro to some of the systems you’ll encounter (Zoom & Moodle), some best practices for getting the most out of your online educational experience, and time for questions with your dedicated iSchool staff members. This session is encouraged for anyone who hasn’t taken an online iSchool course before. Register below:

Meet Assistant Dean Meg Edwards

Meet Assistant Dean Meg Edwards through a Virtual Session to discuss how she can support you through your academic journey in the School of Information Sciences.

Sep 10, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Zoom | Registration

 

 For all other iSchool Events and other University events, make sure you check out our Events Calendar.

Please reach out to our office with any questions at ischool-is@illinois.edu.

Sincerely,
iSchool Undergraduate Student Affairs

 
 
 
 
 
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