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We believe that you, as a new incoming student, deserve to be a part of a vibrant social and learning environment. Our programs are designed to provide timely and critical information for making the most of your experience at Illinois.

Visit the following links to contact us, meet our staff, and learn about student leadership opportunities.


New Student & Family Experiences will facilitate a seamless, successful transition for new undergraduate students and engage them in a global campus community.


New Student & Family Experiences aspires to provide a transformative experience for undergraduate students though an integrated first year experience that supports students to become engaged leaders in the campus and global community.

We are part of Student Affairs at Illinois

New Student & Family Experiences is a part of Student Affairs at the University of Illinois. From outside the classroom learning experiences, to physical and emotional wellness, leadership opportunities, global awareness, safety, fun, and career preparation, Student Affairs supports all aspects of student life at Illinois.