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What happens at Preview?

Before Preview

Make sure you have reviewed all of the information on this web site including Math Placement Requirements, Program Fees, Where to Check-In and where to park.

During Preview, students:

  • Meet academic advisors.
  • Register for fall semester classes.
  • Receive Redbird ID cards.
  • Meet other students.
  • Experience campus living by staying overnight in a residence hall.
  • Meet representatives of campus services and programs.
  • Discover educational, social, and cultural activities.

See the full schedule of what activities and sessions students experience at preview!

During Preview, family members and guests:

  • Receive additional information about the University and its resources through a series of special sessions.
  • Gain insight into the adjustments students and families will face during the next few years.
  • Become better acquainted with the campus and university personnel.

See the full schedule of what activities and sessions family members and guests experience at preview!

Alcohol and Drug Policy

Warning! Alcohol, drugs, and/or inappropriate behavior are not tolerated during Preview. Students who violate this policy and students who are present when violations occur risk dismissal from Illinois State University.


Preview sessions are scheduled for June 7th-July 21st.

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Freshman Donation Project

This year, Illinois State will be taking part in a freshman donation project to help support the elementary and junior high school students in the Bloomington-Normal community.

Illinois State University

University College
Normal, Il 61790-4060
Phone: (309) 438-8486

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