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Sociology New Student Registration 2021



Welcome new Sociology students! We are excited to meet you during our virtual New Student Registration appointment. Below you will find information that will be helpful as you begin your journey here at Illinois.


Students MUST complete the following six items BEFORE their advising appointment:

1. College of LAS New Student Orientation and Registration and Department of Sociology Orientation Power Point - Students are required to view this before their advising appointment to gain an understanding of academic requirements, advising in Sociology and the College of LAS, and how we will support you during your time at the University of Illinois.

2.  College of LAS New Student Registration Homework and Department of Sociology New Student Registration Homework Be sure to indicate subjects of interest, hobbies, career ideas (if you have them - it's OK to be undecided), all AP exams taken, and any previous credit you may have earned. 

3.  Course Planning Worksheet- Download this worksheet, review courses of interest, list 3 interesting courses in each area, and save on your computer prior to their academic advising appointment. You will use this with your advisor. 

4.  All Required Placement Exams - These are extremely important to complete before your advising appointment.  See link for exams required of all LAS students.  Make sure to complete the Rhetoric Placement Questionnaire AT LEAST 2 WEEKS before your New Student Registration Date.

5.  Setup your NetID - Access "NetID and Computing" through the Admitted Student Checklist.

6.  Download Zoom Client for Meetings - Your advising appointment will be conducted using the Zoom online video conference system. 



How To Register Using Enhanced Registration - View this to understand how to use the Illinois Registration system

Registering for your courses- Tips on registering for your courses online, general education requirements and common error messages. (link coming soon)


Advising in Sociology and the College of LAS- Learn how academic advising works in the the College of LAS and Sociology. (link coming soon)

College of LAS Advising and Support -  Learn about the advising, support and resources available through the College of LAS Academic Advising.

Course Explorer - A schedule of classes by term, a database of general education course, and access to popular course resources.

Course Registration Resources - Additional tips on course registration provided by the Office of the Registrar. 

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) - If you are an international student, visit the ISSS website for information regarding your arrival on campus.

Tutoring Resources  - A listing of the many tutoring resources available to students. 

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