LAS new student orientation & registration

In the College of LAS, we value diversity of thought and experience; a design mindset toward your academic, personal, and professional development; and engaged learning throughout your time at Illinois. This summer, you’ll begin to see how we practice our values.

Through this online orientation, you will:

  • Be introduced to your education
  • Explore what you can learn about at Illinois
  • Begin to imagine and prepare for your life as a college student

Please watch each of the videos below and complete the activities listed within each video. You should plan to complete this orientation and new student registration homework before you meet with your advisor for registration.


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Save the Date for Liftoff

Save the date for LAS Liftoff, our welcome celebration for first-year and transfer students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Illinois.

This year’s event is scheduled for Friday, August 21 at 1:30 p.m.

More information at