I-Star Applications…excellent leadership opportunity!


Undergraduate Admissions is recruiting students to serve as Illinois Student Admissions Representatives (I-STARs).  All I-STARS will serve on student panels, provide tours of campus, and assist with on-campus recruiting events.

Students may apply now to begin training in December.  Please note this position is unavailable to seniors graduating in 2013.

Ideal candidates would have experience with public speaking, strong oral communication skills, an ability to learn information quickly, are involved on campus, and enthusiastic about Illinois.  Admissions is seeking candidates from diverse colleges, majors, ethnicity,  areas of involvement, and geographic hometowns.

I-STAR Application Fall 2012

Students may also pick up an application at the front desk of the Admissions & Records Building, 901 W. Illinois St., Urbana, IL or they may request a copy by emailing visits@illinois.edu.

Applications are due by Tuesday, November 13th at 5 pm.

Spring 2013 Transfer Mentor Applications are Live!


As registration is right around the corner, we need to start planning for Spring 2013!  We will be continuing the Transfer Mentor Program in LAS for the new incoming Spring Transfer Students.  If you are interested in becoming a Mentor, or continuing your work as a Mentor, please complete the online application!

For New Mentors, complete this form: http://go.illinois.edu/las_newmentor

For Returning Mentors, complete this form: http://go.illinois.edu/las_returningmentor

Applications are due November 16th, and we’ll be having some training sessions for our new mentors.  I’d love to have some help from the returners in the training, so if you are interested, shoot me an email, cohms@illinois.edu.



TAG Update!



I hope this post finds you well and managing your midterms!  I know that it’s an extremely busy time of year, but I wanted to let you know of some updates happening in the LAS Transfer Advisory Group!

First, our next meeting will be Wednesday, October 24th at 5:30pm in 1090 Lincoln Hall.  We hope to see you there!  We’ll have updates from the committees and be talking about moving forward in the Mentor Program for Spring 2013

Second, we have another Brown Bag Lunch Series program happening that same day, October 24th at Noon.  The Study Abroad Office will be at the program talking about how to study abroad as a transfer student.  Here’s the RSVP Link: Brown Bag Lunch RSVP

Third, the “Shared Governance” sub-committee of TAG has developed a survey that they would love transfer students to fill out.  Here’s the link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8NRYBGK

I’m sure they would love to have your feedback!

Best for last, the Mentor Program Leadership Sub-Committee is putting on a Halloween Party!  It will be Thursday October 25th at 6pm in 160 English Building.  Here is the flyer: TAG Halloween Party

Lots of great things happening, so please join in!