Alma Mater

To ensure the health and safety of our current students, we strongly request that prospective students refrain from visiting campus in person at this time. Due to campus policy, large-scale and individual campus visits through University and Gies Undergraduate Admissions have been suspended indefinitely. Anyone who is not a part of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign community will not have physical access to campus residence halls, academic and administrative buildings, faculty, or staff.

We are taking many measures to keep our students and our University community safe, and to help reduce the number of possible exposures. Please join us in our efforts and participate in our virtual admission visit programs in lieu of coming to campus this fall.

We will host in-person events again once it is safe to do so. We appreciate your patience and understanding in advance!

Gies Virtual Meetings 

Let’s discuss all things Gies Business! Join us for a meeting with our Admissions Director or Coordinator to explore Gies majors and career options, student organizations, study abroad programs, and career services support in regards to internships and full-time employment.

We directly admit freshman and off-campus transfer (OCT) applicants into Gies Business, so we cover admission requirements and the application review process in this virtual meeting as well. For intercollegiate transfer (ICT) applicants, visit the ICT page for information session options. 

Freshman Meetings

Mondays and Fridays, January 11 - January 29 at 3pm 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 2 - February 13 at 3pm 

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Off-Campus Transfer Meetings

Bi-weekly on Fridays at 10am
January 15 - February 12 

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Gies Shadow Program

The Gies Shadow Program has ended for the fall semester, but it will continue in the spring for admitted students.

Gies Webinars 

Our Gies Webinars series has ended for the fall semester. Check back in the spring for new opportunities to connect with current students, learn more about our programs and campus, and ask questions.

University Virtual Visit Resources

Want to learn about the Illinois campus as well as the admissions process? Through the University of Illinois Office of Undergraduate Admissions' Virtual Visit Portal, join an information session, take a campus tour, explore Champaign-Urbana, meet current students, and read helpful blogs. 

Gies News and Events

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Leiby brings VR, empathy into accounting discipline

The image of an accountant as a dispassionate person who isn’t influenced by status or environment doesn’t reflect today’s professional, according to Justin Leiby, associate professor of accountancy at Gies College of Business.