Admitted Student Weekend :: Family Schedule
Friday, March 15, 2019
2 p.m. (Optional) | Campus & Residential Hall Tours
If you haven’t yet had a chance to visit our beautiful campus, or would simply like a chance to tour again, now is the time! Let us show you around and get you acquainted with the campus.
3:30 p.m. | Check-in at the Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center
Your student will receive their schedule and check-in their luggage.
3:30 p.m. | Activity, Involvement and Resource Fair
Learn how your student can get involved at IC and have some fun too!
4 p.m. | The Illinois College Experience
Learn about your student’s future Illinois College experience including first year seminars, getting involved, and what to expect..
4:45 p.m. | Family Reception
Let us escort you to Barnes House, home of President Barbara Farley, where you are invited to join Dr. Farley, faculty, and deans for light hors d'oeuvres and drinks to celebrate your student and complete your day.
5:30 p.m. | A Night Out in Jacksonville
The Admissions counselors have made recommendations for places you should check out for dinner. Have a great dinner and experience Jacksonville.
Saturday, March 16, 2019
8:00 a.m. | Breakfast
Start your day with breakfast in the Cummings Dining Hall.
8:45 a.m. | Overview of the Day
Join Evan Wilson, Dean of Admission and Student Financial Services, as he goes over the schedule for the day.
9:00 a.m. | Parent & Family Session: Graduate READY
Learn more about the Illinois College promise to your students to help them Graduate READY.
10 a.m. | Parent & Family Session: First Year Seminar Mock Classroom Experience
Participate in an interactive mock-First Year Seminar class with Professor Andrew Nahlik. You will participate in an interactive game and a discussion about how competition in the game ties in to to concepts of economics.
11:00 a.m. | Hang Out in the Parent & Family Lounge
While your students participate in the True Blue Challenge, take some time to grab a coffee and a snack or talk with Admissions counselors.
11:50 a.m. | Next Steps
Learn how you can help your student get prepared for success by learning more about what you need to do between now and Move-In Day to make a seamless transition to IC.
12 noon (Optional) | Residential Hall Tours