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Admitted Students

Welcome to the UIC College of Education!

We are excited you have chosen UIC to pursue your academic career, and we are proud that you have chosen the College of Education for your degree! We hope to provide you with the experiences necessary for a smooth transition to our campus community.

If you haven't already, visit UIC Nexus, the UIC Admissions website specifically designed for UIC's admitted students.

If you are ready to enroll and register for classes, please follow the instructions below to get started:

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  1. Complete Placement Tests and Online Orientation Modules:To complete any required placement tests and the online orientation modules, visit and click on the UIC Connect tab. Students who complete their required placement exams and orientation modules will be sent an email from UIC ORIENTATION to their UIC email within 48 business hours. The email will include information about registering for the New Student Orientation. All incoming First-Year and Transfer students are required to attend New Student Orientation.
  2. Complete the New Student Orientation Advising Form:During the College portion of the in-person orientation day, students will meet with a College of Education Academic Advisor as a group and will learn more about the College and its resources. Advisors will address what to expect as a new student and answer common questions from students. Orientation Leaders will be available to help troubleshoot any registration error messages.
  3. Complete the following steps prior to your UIC New Student Orientation:

If you have questions about your orientation modules or any part of the process, please visit​ This site also contains helpful resources for your transition to the UIC community.

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