Terra Society: UIC’s Terra Society is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Meetings are Fridays at noon in 1280 SEL.
EaES Lounge: Room 2460 SES is your home in EaES. Feel free to use it to study, eat lunch, or simply relax between classes. Snacks are for sale and benefit Terra Society. Lunch may be stored in the refrigerator and there is a small lending library for your reading pleasure. Students are responsible for keeping the lounge clean; please be courteous to others - toss your trash.
Science Learning Center (SLC): 201 SES, across the exterior walkway from the Department) is another place you can comfortably work in large or small groups. Adjacent to the SLC is an ACCC computing classroom with printers available for student use.
COMPUTERS, E-MAIL, AND SOCIAL MEDIA
E-mail: Your UIC netid is the only e-mail address that will be used to communicate with you by anyone on the campus.
ACCC: Academic Computing and Communications Center listing of electronic services.
UIC Web for Students: Where to go to register, access personal information, etc.
Registrar: Instructions for registering for classes
Blackboard for web-based information on many of your classes, including real-time grade information.
EaES Mailroom Computer: Students have access to a computer for printing purposes in the mailroom (2440 SES). This facility is for use by EaES graduate students and undergraduate majors and minors ONLY.
EaESMajors listserv: All majors are automatically subscribed. This is the main medium used for communicating relevant information.
Facebook: EaES has a Facebook group, UIC Earth and Environmental Sciences Alum. Despite the name, any member of the department can join.
College Advising: The Undergraduate Advisor and the Director of Undergraduate Studies cannot answer all of your questions. Neither has the authority to waive requirements outside of the Department or to handle issues such as withdrawing from classes. For these issues, contact the LAS Advising Office on the 3rd floor of University Hall.
The UIC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs offers services to help students deal with personal and academic difficulties, such as eating disorders, sefl-defeating behavior, and stress or test anxiety. Training and seminars on Career development, assertiveness and study skills are also available. These are located in the Student Services Building (SSB) on Harrison Street and include the following:
Note that the Counseling Service has an "InTouch HOT LINE", a telephone crisis intervention and referral service: (312) 996 5535 open all evenings from 6:00PM till 10:30PM.