TRIO Fire Start

TRIO Fire Start 1 week program

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

TRIO Fire Start is a summer transition program for incoming first-time freshmen. This one week program is offered twice in the summer during July and August to kick start the UIC experience. Students will have an opportunity to engage in experiential learning in Chicago, learn how to manage money in college, network with UIC faculty/staff, and meet fellow students all before the start of fall semester. When students return to campus, they will have the tools and knowledge to feel confident beginning their college journey.

PROGRAM DATES

Session 1: July 16-20 (Following the first Summer College Math session)
Session 2: August 6-10 (Following the second Summer College Math session)

PROGRAM DAYS AND TIMES

9:00-1:00 pm

WHO SHOULD REGISTER?

Incoming first-year students who completed Math 090 instruction through Summer College and identify as first-generation college students, low-income or Pell eligible, or have a documented disability

 

REGISTRATION
To register: login to my.uic.edu, click on UIC Connect and scroll down to Summer College.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Paula Benton Pierce
Interim Director, TRIO/Academic Support Program

Marisol Mastrangelo
Student Advisor, TRIO/Academic Support Program

TRIO/Academic Support Program
Division of Student Affairs
Student Services Building (SSB), Suite 2720
Phone: 312.996.5046
Email: asp@uic.edu