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On behalf of the Office of New Student Programs at Illinois, we welcome you to our campus and community. We are so excited that you chose Illinois and look forward to assisting you through this transition.

Transferring from another institution to the University of Illinois is unique for each transfer student. Therefore, our office has created special orientation sessions and other programs just for our new transfer students.

Visit the following links to learn more about programs and resources designed to help you be successful at the University of Illinois.

Register for Transfer G.R.I.T. Camp » Fall Orientation / Welcome Days 2017 Schedule »

Transfer Registration

Transfer registration is required of all new transfer students, unless your college indicates otherwise. Transfer programs are offered for both spring and fall semesters. Students are expected to come to registration prepared.

Admitted Student Checklist »

2017 Fall Welcome

Transfer & First Time Student Welcome

Join us on Sunday, August 27 at Foellinger Auditorium for the 2017 Fall Welcome, a FREE orientation program for new incoming students!

  • 10-10:30 am: Check-in
  • 10:30-Noon: Orientation Program and Free Brunch
  • Noon: Quad Day

This program is your introduction to U of I and includes opportunities to:

  • Gain information on campus and academic resources to help you transition to campus.
  • Ask questions to a panel of our Illini Transfer Ambassadors.
  • Learn Illini Traditions.
  • Receive your 1st official Illini Welcome T-shirt and Give Away.

Check-in begins at 10 am on Sunday, August 27 at Foellinger Auditorium.

Register Now

Please email us at if you have any questions.

We look forward to meeting you soon!