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New MSW Student Orientations

Information on this page:

  1. Video: Advanced Standing New Student Orientation
  2. Video: Full-Time New Student Orientation
  3. Video: PM-Extended Study New Student Orientation
  4. FAQ for All Students

NOTE: As of June 15, 2022, all MSW Classes (Full-Time, PM-Extended Study, and Advanced Standing) for the Fall 2022 semester are scheduled to be held in-person. Classes will NOT be held online. If this changes, students will be notified.

Advanced Standing New Student Orientation Heading link

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Full-Time New Student Orientation Heading link

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PM-Extended Study New Student Orientation Heading link

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FAQ for All Students Heading link

When will I be assigned an academic advisor?

Academic advisors will be assigned just prior to the start of the semester.

Is there parking available on campus?

Parking is available for a fee, and is sold on a first come first serve basis. To apply for parking, you will need to visit the Parking Office, which is located in the Student Services Building, 1200 W. Harrison St., 2620 SSB, MC 049, Chicago, IL 60607. For more information, please visit the Parking Services website.

How do I waive CampusCare? Can CampusCare be waived by Medicare coverage?

Please contact the CampusCare office at, or visit the CampusCare website. That office will be able to provide you with more information about CampusCare waivers.

Does UIC offer a Laptop Loan program?

Here is a link for information about laptop requests. Students will need to log-in with their netid and password in order to see the page and make a request. This laptop request program will be available for the fall semester. More information about technology and support for online learning is available on the UIC Technology Services website.

The U-Pass

Learn more at the UIC ID Center website

Can I use the U-PASS for paratransit?

Students who are unable to use fixed route public transportation due to a disability, may be eligible for the Paratransit Service, a shared ride program offered by the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Please contact the UIC Disability Resource Center for more information.

Bookstore Information

If books are not available by 8/15 please email the instructor of your course. Learn more at the UIC Bookstore website.

Jane Addams Student Government (JASG)

Contact: You will receive a message from JASG later.

If you have not yet registered for classes, please be sure to do so as soon as possible. If you have not received registration information, please email the Office of Student Services at