Welcome new DGS students! We are excited to meet you during our virtual New Student Registration appointment. Below you will find information that will be helpful as you begin your journey here at Illinois.
Preparing for your Advising Appointment
Students MUST complete the following four items BEFORE their advising appointment:
1. DGS Welcome & College Meeting (25 min) - Students are required to view this before their advising appointment to gain an understanding of academic requirements, advising in DGS, and how DGS will support you during your time at the University of Illinois. - Dr. Daniel Turner, Director, Division of General Studies
3. General Education Worksheet- Download this worksheet, review courses of interest, list 3 interesting courses in each area, and save on your computer prior to their academic advising appointment. You will use this with your advisor.
4. All Required Placement Exams - These are extremely important to complete before your advising appointment. See link for exams required of all DGS students.
5. Setup your NetID - Access "NetID and Computing" through the Admitted Student Checklist.
DGS Welcome & College Meeting (25 min) - Family Members should view the College Meeting to gain an understanding of academic requirements, advising in DGS, and how DGS will support your student at the University of Illinois. - Dr. Daniel Turner, Director, Division of General Studies
DGS Virtual Q&A for Family Members (Mondays-Thursdays @11:00 am, June 1-July 2, 2020) - Family Members will have the opportunity to meet virtually using Zoom with the DGS Director to ask questions. Please view the DGS College Meeting before the Q&A.
DGS Family Newsletter - Click on the link to receive information from DGS on how to support your students. The DGS Newsletter will be sent 2-3 times a semester.
Family Resources- Additional resources for parents and family members on how to help support your student at Illinois.
Advising in DGS - Learn how academic advising works in the Division of General Studies.
Course Explorer- A schedule of classes by term, a database of general education course, and access to popular course resources.