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    Sophomore Student Football Tailgate

    Join New Student Programs, Illini Union Board (IUB), and Illinois Student Government (ISG) for this event before the Illinois vs. Maryland football game. Stop by and grab a cookie, play some games, and meet New Student Programs, ISG, IUB, and fellow sophomore students.

    When: Friday, September 17

    Where: Grange Grove

    Time: 6 pm CST (game starts at 8 pm)

    * Giveaway and food quantities are limited and provided on a first come, first served basis.

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    Block I Photo for Second-Year Students/h3>

    Date: Saturday, September 25

    Time: 7:15 pm (gates open at 6:45 pm)

    Location: Memorial Stadium

    Get excited and get ready to take your Block I photo! Join us inside Memorial Stadium at 7:15 pm to have your picture taken in the Block I format. If you’re a second-year student, RSVP here, letting us know you will be present for the photo.

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    Sophomore Event at Grange Grove

    Second-year students are invited to join us for a night of entertainment at Grange Grove featuring Joe Kirk (The Voice Season 7), Willie Spence (American Idol Season 19), and Landon Cube (Singer/Rapper).

    When: Saturday, September 25

    Where: Grange Grove

    Time: 7:30 pm

    This event is private and not open to the public / CU community. Clear bag policy will be enforced. Non-clear bags will not be permitted.

Welcome to the University of Illinois!

As a new student on campus, you are most likely excited and nervous about starting your experience at the University of Illinois. Our office is designed to help facilitate the success of all new students throughout their first year. We know through research and our experiences that the foundation built in the first year are the keys to success throughout college.

The programs and services we provide are designed to help you get familiar with campus resources, connect with other students, faculty, staff, and introduce you to educational and social opportunities at the University of Illinois.

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