Transitioning from high school to college can be difficult. While you’re figuring out where to find classes, how to use the laundry system, and perhaps living alone for the first time in your life, we want to make sure you have the resources you need to succeed. I think.
Students have access to a variety of support resources at UIUC, all of which can help you live your best college life. And luckily they’re all here in one place.
Minority Student Support Bureau
of Minority Student Support Bureau We provide tutoring services to all UIUC undergraduate students. They offer tutoring for her 50+ classes each semester, with a particular focus on the 100-level classes that many of her first-year students need to take, such as chemistry, math, and languages. .
Students who sign up for tutoring are matched with another student who has taken the class in the past and received an A or B grade. By signing up, she will have at least an hour each week to meet with her tutor and get the support she needs.
OMSA also offers academic resources beyond tutoring. Students can also participate in supplemental learning sessions, refresher sessions, and even drop-in tutoring hours for specific classes.
Besides OMSA, there are several options for tutoring sessions by major or by class. For example, if you find yourself struggling in your chemistry class, visit: chemistry learning center Seek help from teaching assistants who are actively teaching chemistry courses. Can’t you solve the math problem?Join us for free tutoring through Mathematics and Statistics Student Support Center. Granger Institute of Technology and Geese College of Business We also have tutoring and advice services to help you!
It’s in the main library. writer’s workshop We can help you with all your writing needs. For an easy solution when you get stuck on a paragraph, come to drop-in time and chat with your instructor for her 15-30 minutes. You can also sign up for a 50-minute timeslot to get more detailed feedback, or submit your work online to receive comments from staff at the Writers’ Workshop.
health and wellness
Maintaining physical, mental and emotional health while in college is extremely important. We covered mental health resources in detail in a previous blog, but here are some highlights and other ways to maintain overall wellness.
of counseling center UIUC not only provides students with counseling, but also provides outreach and preventative education opportunities. All costs are covered by medical fees, and students have the option of individual or group counseling. Trained staff professionals can also refer students to local therapists and provide special assessments for drug/alcohol use, ADHD, and eating disorders.
McKinley Health Center
of McKinley Health Center A place where all physical and mental health issues can be resolved while on campus. Appointments can be made by calling 217-333-2700 Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, or online in some cases. My McKinley Portal.
McKinely also offers a Dial-a-Nurse service that allows students to call a Registered Nurse 24/7 for medical advice about an illness or injury. You can reach us by calling 217-333-2700.
and campus recreation, everyone has a way to be active. Swipe your iCard at the Activity and Recreation Center (ARC) or Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE) to gain access to indoor tracks, weightlifting equipment, an open gym, and a variety of indoor sports courts.
If you don’t like working out alone, sign up for group fitness or personal training. Other programs include intramural sports, a campus bike center, swimming and ice skating lessons, and a meal program.
of Disability Resources and Education Services Department, or DRES, provides an environment to ensure that all UIUC students have the resources they need to succeed in their education. From accessible building spaces to testing facilities and neural branching resources, DRES helps every student reach their full potential.
Students seeking academic accommodation can first address the following: dress Conduct interactive discussions based on student-provided documents and self-reports to determine what resources will help them grow in the classroom. The DRES Access Specialist will then write the student a letter of accommodation conditions. Students give it to their professor at the beginning of the semester to ensure they get the help they need right from the start.
Newman Hall’s Beckwith Residential Support Service
Beckwith Housing Support Service (BRSS) supports students who require assistance with activities of daily living due to a physical disability. While living in Nugent Her Hall, students not only receive accommodation support, but also participate in educational opportunities to improve their knowledge and skills in independent living.
Additionally, residents work with the Beckwith management team to hire, train, schedule and evaluate Beckwith staff. Students must apply to live in Beckwith. See the DRES section for details on this process. Resources for Future Students.
Support for students with autism
DRES provides resources and support for all students with autism spectrum disorders at UIUC.their autism support program Over 100 students are now enrolled and receiving support. DRES support includes facilitating discussions with professors about accommodations, academic guidance, career support, and more.
Minority Student Resources
Ensuring that students in underrepresented communities feel supported and heard is a top priority for UIUC.Mentioned academic resources OMSA The offer above is so great that I would recommend it again. OMSA is the best place to go if you need academic support. They offer tutoring and mentoring programs aimed at facilitating the transition to college, especially for first-generation, low-income, and historically underrepresented students.
UIUC also has five different Culture Houses and numerous resource centers on campus.lots of these groups There is a dedicated building on campus where students can meet and connect with others who share their identity. If you want to learn more about all the resources for minority students, read our blog dedicated to that topic.
Feeling safe while on campus is a must and your safety is a top priority at UIUC.Apply Illini Alert To receive texts and emails about crime and severe weather on campus.use Safe Walk or Safe Ride For when you have to come home late at night. and, university police We are here to keep our students safe. You can get in touch with us with just one phone call. Check out our blog with all the details you need to stay safe on campus.
financial aid and money management
Student Financial Aid Division
Paying for college tuition can be one of the most stressful parts of the entire experience. Luckily, we have an entire office dedicated to helping you get your finances in order. Student Financial Aid Division Learn more about paying for college life expenses. From calculating costs, to applying to FAFSA, to finding scholarships, developing a financial plan is much more manageable with OSFA’s support.
Student Money Management Center
of Student Money Management Center Provides financial education to all students in the University of Illinois system. Full-time staff provide content such as webinars, podcasts, and mentoring on financial topics to help students make positive financial decisions while in school. Best place? These services are available to University of Illinois alumni so you can get the best financial advice long after you graduate.
of career center It helps when you start thinking about your life goals after college. Start by reviewing resumes and cover letters. No reservation required. Or, if you have questions about your major, career options, or graduate school, you can book a 30-minute interview with one of our careers experts.
Student Support Center
of Student Support Center It is the first point of contact for students seeking assistance from the Dean’s Office. The Center’s Vice Deans are trained to help students navigate the many challenges of college life. If you need help understanding university policies, are struggling with an issue that is affecting your academic performance, or need some help but don’t know where to go, the Student Support Center can provide the support you need. to introduce.
Other support resources
We’ve done our best to lay out the highlight reel, but there are a lot of support resources we haven’t covered yet at UIUC, and there are plenty of places you can go to find them.Our support web page has a large list of resourcesas well as this page. Office of the Dean of Students. Remember, if you don’t know where to go for help, contact the Student Assistance Center and they will point you in the right direction.
While each organization may provide assistance with different parts of student life, all of the above resources have one goal in mind: to help you with whatever challenges you face while at UIUC. Although there may be some difficulties along the way, I hope that the journey will be as smooth as possible.