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THE FA18 ICT/IDT APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 1, 2018 @11:59PM


STEPResources

Thinking about a college of engineering major

Explore

If not in PREP and not in ENGR go to

http://dgs.illinois.edu/pre-engineering

Otherwise Start your Exploration Portfolio now

Discuss


The WebApp URL is live!! See instructions thereafter.


ALL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

If you are a FALL 2017 Incoming Freshmen not already in ENG and not already in PREP

Continuing Students and FALL 2017 ENG Freshmen (includes PREP)

Attend Pre-engineering (PREP) Info Sessions (RSVP to attend)

Students will apply to PREP

See http://dgs.illinois.edu/pre-engineering

(that includes the Transfer to PREP requirements)

Attend ENG ICT/IDT Info Sessions (RSVP please)

Students will apply to ENG

(new process: Web App)

Check the College of Engineering Transfer Requirements and the Required Classes to Transfer

PREP Info Sessions fall 2017.pdf

Engr Transfer Info Sessions-FA17.pdf

NEW COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING ICT/IDT PROCESS:

Who you are

Your College

Process

I joined the UofI as a TRANSFER student in summer 2017 or later

I am in the College of Engineering

Before you start the Portfolio, or consider a change of major within engineering, you MUST see an advisor in 206 ENG HALL. You MUST follow your current program of study in your current major.

I am in another college (non-ENG)

You are not eligible to transfer to an engineering major.

I joined the UofI as a TRANSFER student before summer 2017

I am in the College of Engineering

Change major within the College of Engineering (IDT application)

I am in another college (non-ENG)

Apply to the College of Engineering (ICT application)

I joined the UofI as a FRESHMAN

in summer 2017 or later

I am in the College of Engineering

Before you start the Portfolio, or consider a change of major within engineering, you MUST see an advisor in 206 ENG HALL. You MUST follow your current program of study in your current major.

I am in Pre-Engineering (DGS)

Apply to the College of Engineering (ICT application)

I am in DGS general or in another college (non-ENG) (star)

Apply to Pre-Engineering (DGS) – you are not eligible to directly apply to ENG

see http://dgs.illinois.edu/pre-engineering

I joined the UofI as a FRESHMAN before summer 2017

I am in the College of Engineering

Change major within the College of Engineering (IDT application)

I am in another college (non-ENG)

Apply to the College of Engineering (ICT application)

(star) Exceptions: LAS-PHYS to ENG-PHYS and LAS-"CS" to ENG-CS will apply directly to ENG (ICT application)


TRANSFER APPLICATION AND DUAL DEGREE PROCESS (IN TRANSITION):

  1. The "Register and Download Portfolio" Step is no longer necessary....

  2. Start Exploring (and Apply) using the new Transfer WebApp HERE - see below

  3. Updated deadline to Apply is October 11 16 at 11:59PM (no exception)


A few things about the new Exploration Portfolio:

  1. The Specialized GPA only takes into account the foundational MATH, PHYS, CHEM classes taken at the UofI- and not major specific classes. No worries, advisors will have access to all of your grades when reviewing!
  2. For the "End-Of-Semester" Self-Assessment, use your End-Of-Spring2017 semester (for Mid-Semester, use Mid-Of-Fall2017 semester).
  3. Do NOT have two browsers opened on the WebApp, while you edit your answers, or this creates duplicate entries, and can prevent you from submitting your application....

PLEASE NOTE: If you have filled out your .DOC Portfolio already, you will Copy-and-Paste all parts of your Portfolio in the WebApp (no uploading...) before you can submit your application.

This transfer application comes with the expectation that you have researched your intended major(s).  Please note the following:

  • This application is only for majors in the College of Engineering. You will need to apply to a different college for other majors (including ChBE, CS + x, and TSM).

  • Apply only to the major(s) you are genuinely interested in.

  • Majors that are high in demand can only be selected as “top choice” in the petition. Currently, these include BIOE, COMPE, CS, EE, ME.

  • Your application will be reviewed according to how you ranked each major (top, then second, then third). You will only be considered for your second (then third) choice if we cannot accommodate you in your first choice.

  • If your application for transfer is approved, we will not consider a future request from you for another transfer.



















RESOURCES (star) UNDER CONSTRUCTION (star) 

Everything below will be greatly revised - Ignore the dates- thank you for your patience!

Thinking About a Different Major?

Your Options: Don't worry! There are 15 different engineering fields and over 100 majors on campus to choose from! College is the time to explore your major and career options. Close to 40% of Illinois students change their majors at least once, so you're not alone! People change their careers on average between 3-7 times in their lifetimes. You do not need to know what you want to do with the rest of your life right now! Below, you will see a guide as to how you should go about changing departments within the College of Engineering, transferring out of Engineering completely, and transferring into the College of Engineering. Whatever you decide to do, good luck with your new endeavor! As always, stop by our office at 206 Engineering Hall if you have any questions (non-engineering freshmen must attend a PREP information session)!

Resources

Process

Explore

Start filling out your portfolio

Discuss

Fill out your portfolio


Apply By October 1st for SP18 ICT/IDT

See all Undergraduate Programs of Study for a list of all majors, required classes in the curricula, as well as contact information (advisors).

Advisors are always available to help you explore your options and it is essential you consult with them at any step of your journey: 

  • Advisors will be happy to meet with you and discuss your plans, after you explored on your own possible majors and narrowed it down to a few.

  • Meet with your current department/college advisor to let them know about your plans.

  • Meet with a college-level advisor of the major you are considering. See all Colleges.

  • Meet with a departmental advisor for the major(s) you are considering.

Inter-Departmental and Inter-College Transfer for the College of Engineering

Ready to Start your Engineering Journey?

Meet Engineering Advisors:

  • Advisors will be happy to meet with you and discuss your plans, after you checked the links above regarding majors, course sequence, and transfer requirements. This may answer a LOT of your questions!

  • Meet a college of engineering advisor: we are in 206 Engineering Hall.

  • Meet an engineering departmental advisor for the engineering major you are considering.

Important Notes about Performance and Potential for engineering:

  • Students with grades below B in technical courses are not good candidates for transfer to Engineering, unless those low performances are amended by retaking the course and earning a higher grade, and as discussed with an engineering advisor (students with more than one grade below B should consider non engineering curricula).

  • Students who do not take technical loads that engineering students take each semester (see the Suggested Sequence for each engineering curriculum) are at risk of lowering their chances for transfer (check the College of Engineering Transfer Requirements).

  • Discuss any special circumstances with your current department/college academic advisor.

For applications to be fully considered, applicants must register

then apply by the following deadlines before 11:59PM:

NOTE: There will be an ICT/IDT Information Session on Septmebr 12 and 20 at 5pm-6pm (RSVP please). Students interested in transfer to the college are encouraged to attend. PREP advisors will have Information sessions for FA17 incoming freshmen (see http://dgs.illinois.edu/pre-engineering).

See Slides from Sept. 2016 Info Session and  Fall 2016 Transfer Statistics

Ready to Apply for Transfer?

Application Process: 

PLEASE NOTE: we are switching to a NEW APP. It will be posted here when ready. To submit your application, you will need to Copy-and-Paste all parts of your Portfolio in the APP (no uploading...) before you can submit your application.

  • The application consists of your name/UIN/Majors you wish to apply to and uploading your Portfolio.

  • While students have the option to indicate up to three engineering majors they wish to apply to, you do NOT need to indicate three majors.

  • When ready to apply,  submit your petition/application (THIS IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION).

  •  Applying after the deadline will automatically delay your application to the following review period for a later semester- No petition will be possible after 11:59PM. 

Notifications and Decisions:

  • After you Submit Your Petition online, you will receive a confirmation email that your petition is submitted.

  • The Committee reviews all applications after grades are available for the current semester.

  •  Students will be notified of the outcome before the start of the semester they apply to (approximate Notification Dates: July 30th for Fall, January 20th for Spring).

  • (*) Students who are taking their last engineering class(es) in summer in order to be considered for fall Transfer (as previously discussed with an advisor in 206 Engineering Hall) will be informed of the outcome before fall semester starts, after summer grades are available.

Dual Degrees (one in the College of Engineering)

  • Engineering students who want to apply for an engineering secondary major will:

  • Non-engineering students who want to apply for an engineering secondary major will:

    • Notify their current college of their intentions (additional paperwork within current college is likely necessary). 

    • Apply for ICT.

    • Register here for Dual Degree.

  • College of Engineering students who had to change College for their secondary major - i.e. who had to transfer out of the college of engineering for one year- do not need to re-apply for ICT for their primary major in engineering, but instead fill out this Form and meet an advisor in 206 Engineering Hall.

Dual Degrees (College of Engineering+ILEE)

  • Engineering students who want to apply for the ILEE dual degree will find all information at this Link (you will need an updated resume, an Application ILEE Portfolio and a plan of study). Make sure to also Register here for Dual Degree after you have been accepted.

Explore Engineering: Tools for Students (star) under construction (star)

This section will contain tools and resources to help students in their exploration.

Register for ENG 101 "Engineering at Illinois"

Engineering At Illinois is an introduction to undergraduate programs of study available in the College of Engineering and the potential careers of graduates of those programs. The course is aimed at students who may be interested in an Engineering major. This is a 1-hour course offered in fall semesters. Please consult the Course Schedule for more details.


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