About the Office of First-Year Initiatives

MISSION

The Office of First-Year Initiatives seeks to promote student access, engagement and persistence for those matriculating and currently enrolled at the University of Illinois of Chicago.  Through the cultivation of supportive relationships, advocacy, workshop facilitation and referrals, students will gain necessary skills to reach optimal success during the first year at UIC and beyond.

VISION

Students who engage in the Office of First-Year Initiatives will successfully graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago.