G.R.I.T. – An Extended Orientation for Transfer Students

Hello LAS Transfer Students,

The Office of New Student Programs is hosting a University-wide transfer student event called G.R.I.T.  The purpose of this event is to provide an opportunity where you can network with other transfer students on campus.  Please attend this incredible event as it is a great opportunity specifically for transfer students!




You are invited to G.R.I.T.! Save the date and mark your calendars.

What is G.R.I.T.?

G.R.I.T. stands for Guiding Resilient Illinois Transfer Students. It is a one-day interactive program, in which you have the opportunity to learn more about yourself, the U of I, and meet and socialize with new transfer students.

There are a variety of programs and activities that will help make your transition and time here at U of I all the more worthwhile. This includes Career Center services, career fair prep, team building, StrengthsQuest, and much more. Lunch will be provided.

Why G.R.I.T.?

There is a long-list of reasons to attend, so we’ll provide you with a just few of those:

  • Network with other transfer students
  • Discover your strengths
  • Develop close friendships with other transfer students
  • Learn more about career prep and career fair advice
  • Have fun

When is G.R.I.T.?

March 6th from 10 AM – 4 PM

Where is G.R.I.T.?

Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Multipurpose Room 6

Sign up here: https://illinois.edu/sb/sec/4294378

We can’t wait to see you all there!