Effective Fall 2025, DGS will become the Division of Exploratory Studies. Same mission; new name.

Connect with DGS

The Admissions team in the Division of General Studies (DGS) is excited to connect with you and help you discover your path to exploring majors at Illinois.

DGS has a variety of visit opportunities for you to choose from! Don't see a DGS group visit that works with your schedule? Email us to schedule a personalized, one-on-one visit another time!

Admitted Student Visits

Prospective Student Visits

Campus Tours

In DGS, we understand that choosing where to spend the next four years is just as important as choosing your major, so we recommend further exploring the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus along with visiting DGS. Our Undergraduate Office of Admissions offers in-person and virtual visit options.

uiuc main quad

Can't make it to campus?


Please email us at dgsadmissions@illinois.edu.