Prepare for Spring 2019 New Student Registration

For transfer students who have been admitted for Spring 2019, congratulations and welcome to Illinois! Please take time to celebrate your hard work and this wonderful accomplishment!

Now that you are an admitted student, it is essential to make sure you are monitoring your Admitted Student Checklist through your myIllini account. This will inform you of all the important items to complete before the spring semester begins! First and foremost, you’ll need to accept or decline your offer of admission. Once you have accepted your admission, you are officially an Illini and can begin completing other items on your checklist.

One of the most important aspects to best prepare for the spring semester is establishing a meeting for advising and registration. Through your checklist, you will be linked to information about new student registration for spring students. Beginning November 1, you can set up an appointment time to meet with your academic advisor and discuss your transferable courses, goals and interests on campus, progress toward your degree, and other topics before registering for Spring 2019 courses.

The website about new student registration has the contact information for your college and/or department so you can reach out and make an appointment that works with your schedule. These appointments most often take place on campus, but can also be by phone/email. The last possible date for advising and registration appointments is January 11 as classes will begin Monday, January 14! For those of you admitted to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) or the College of Media, you will be contacted directly by your academic advisor to set up your advising & registration appointment. To best prepare for your advising and registration appointment, please make sure to complete any required placement exams.

Once you have completed all of the items on your Admitted Student Checklist, you are ready to go for the spring semester! Take time to finish your fall semester strong and then relax and get excited for your start at Illinois in just a couple of short months!

As always, if you have any questions, please reach out to our Office of Undergraduate Admissions—we are happy to help! We can be reached at or by calling 217-333-0302 between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. CST.



Admissions Counselor
I coordinate our New Student Registration programming and telecounseling efforts. I grew up in Homer Glen, a southwest suburb of Chicago. I earned my bachelor's degree in Psychology from Bradley University and my master’s degree in Higher Education and Educational Administration from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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