You are here

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 2014 Campus-Wide New TA Orientation will occur August 18, 2014, 12:00 - 5:00 pm, Room 250 Science and Engineering South (SES), on the east campus.

To register for New TA Orientation, please click here.

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 a map of the East Campus.  

12:30-1:00 Sign-In, SES Lobby

Program to follow, including:   Welcome and Introduction to UIC

                                                  Faculty Speaker

                                                  Interactive TA Panel

                                                  Refreshments

                                                  Breakout Sessions

                                                  Overview of Student Resources

More agenda information will be forthcoming and communicated to student attendees closer to the orientation date.