COVID-19 Information for Honors College Students

COVID-19 Announcements and Planning

For the most up-to-date UIC COVID-19 responses, updates, and news, including links to important resources such as testing and health expert guidelines; please bookmark and/or check regularly the link below.

UIC Information: Coronavirus Updates

Vaccination Appointment

For more information about COVID-19 vaccination availability at UI Health or to make a free, convenient vaccination appointment on many of the available sites on campus or surrounding communities, please visit or visit the link provided below. If you have any questions about the vaccination process and/or vaccine, please email

Honors College

For the safety of staff, students and workers in the ever-evolving COVID-19 crisis, the Honors College has made protocols for its facilities and designated spaces in accordance with UIC guidelines and Honors College leadership. Out of an abundance of caution, masks will be required in all of the Honors College areas (BH 102) for the remainder of the Fall 2021 semester, unless stated otherwise. Signage of the most current restrictions/requirements will be easily accessible in all spaces. The Honors College will send regular updates out to the community through email and the Honors College Announcements. Be sure to read these notices on a regular basis.

For questions and/or concerns please contact the Honors College:


Phone: (312) 413-2260

Hours of Operation

The Honors College hours of operation starting August, 23rd for the Fall Semester 2021 are listed below.  Note: dates and/or times are subject to change to reflect the evolving COVID-19 crisis.  For your safety and convenience, many functions of the Honors College such as Advising may have virtual alternatives. Please feel free to take advantage of these virtual opportunities as well as continue to check your email for any important announcements and updates.

Dates/Times: Monday – Fridays 8:30 am – 5 pm.

Live Chat Available

You can live chat with the Honors College Reception Desk during the following times:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday:   3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, and Thursday:  2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To start a chat, click on the icon on the bottom right corner of the Honors College homepage.


Honors College advisors will have in-person as well as online opportunities for meetings. Online advising is available using a variety of virtual meeting platforms. Please schedule an appointment with your advisor as you normally would using iAdvise, located in your portal, under the “Advising” tab.  After you schedule your appointment, your advisor will provide additional information on how to access the meeting.

Don’t know who your Honors Advisor is?  You can find this information in iAdvise under “My Network” or login to HARS.

In addition, each of the Honors Advisors will hold weekly drop-in hours. This is a good option if you have a quick question or a more urgent concern.