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Campus-Wide New TA Orientation

Every August prior to the start of the Fall Semester, the Graduate College offers a campus-wide new teaching assistant (TA) orientation. The purpose of the orientation is to provide new TAs with information, issues, and policies to help with the teaching process at UIC.

The Fall 2016 Campus-Wide New TA Orientation will occur August 15, 2016, 12:30 pm - 5:00pm in the Science and Engineering South (SES) building on the East Campus. Students can register online: 


Monday’s all new TA Orientation will be held in the Science and Engineering South (SES) building on corner of Taylor and Halsted.  Parking is available in Parking Lot #9 at the corner of Harrison and Morgan Streets (entrance on Morgan Street), in the Harrison Street Parking Structure on the north (westbound) side of Harrison Street, between Morgan and Racine, and in the Halsted-Taylor Parking Structure on Halsted Street directly across from the Chicago Circle Center.  There is a fee for on-campus parking.  SES is easily accessible from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Blue Line trains via the UIC-Halsted station (wheelchair accessible) and the #7-Harrison, the #60-Cicero, and #8-Halsted buses.Click here for campus maps.  

More agenda information will be forthcoming and communicated to student attendees closer to the orientation date. Please contact Marie Khan, External Fellowship Coordinator (; 312-355-3456) with more questions.