ACE College Reading for Success

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

College Reading for Success (CRS) focuses on helping incoming freshman students to strengthen
their reading skills and strategies in order to maximize their learning experience and academic
performance at UIC. CRS employs readings from a variety of academic disciplines to help students
develop their skills in:

• Critical thinking as it applies to reading of college-level texts
• Interpreting both persuasive and informational texts
• Identifying thesis and purpose statements and evaluating supporting information
• Developing a mature vocabulary in order to fully understand college-level texts
• Engaging in academic discourse through classroom discussions

 

PROGRAM DATES

June 24 - July 31, 2019

 

PROGRAM DAYS AND TIMES

Two sections scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays:
Section 1: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Section 2: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

PROGRAM LOCATION

Lincoln Hall, Room 304
707 S. Morgan St.
Chicago, IL 60607

WHO SHOULD REGISTER?

All Summer College students are welcome to enroll in this program.

 

REGISTRATION

Day(s): Monday and Wednesday
Time(s): 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Jon Mann
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)
2900 SSB
1200 W. Harrison Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-413-0031
Email: jsmann@uic.edu
Website: http://www.uic.edu/depts/ace