Advising

Advising Information

When should I seek advising?

  • When you are considering declaring a major or minor in CLJ
  • As soon as you formally declare a major or minor in CLJ
  • During the year before you intend to graduate from UIC
  • Any other time you have questions about selecting CLJ courses or your progress in the CLJ program
  • Before applying for Internships (CLJ 395) or Independent Studies (CLJ 399).
  • When transferring to UIC from other schools with the intent to major in CLJ.
  • For more information about transferring to UIC, go to the UIC Office of Transfer Student Assistance

Drop-in & Virtual Advising Hours via iAdvise

Tuesdays 8:30-11:30 and 1-4pm
Click “Join Waiting Room”

Drop-in advising ONLY on
Tuesdays 8/24, 8/31, 11/2 & 11/9

Contact LAS Advising Center for further details. Identify yourself as a CLJ Major at the Reception Desk when requesting a meeting with the Social Science Advisor.

Advising by Appointment

Availability: Mon., Wed., Thu., and Fri., 8:30 am – 3:30pm during the fall and spring terms.

Schedule Online
: To Schedule an appointment with an advisor,  go to iAdvise, located in the “Advising” tab on my.UIC.edu.

The LAS Social Science Advisor for CLJ can also be reached by email at: lascljadvising@uic.edu

Yazmin Rodriguez & Wendy Shahpar

Undergraduate Academic Advisors

601 S Morgan St., 807 UH, Illinois