Kinesiology Undergraduate Advising
Advisors in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health are available to assist students with schedules, course selection, tutoring resources on campus, special programs, and career information. Advisors are available for appointments and personal conferences; to schedule, please telephone or e-mail an advisor.
For information on the ICT process into Kinesiology or Community Health, including the link to the application, please visit http://ahs.illinois.edu/ict
The program of study in Kinesiology is in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health. Kinesiology is an interdisciplinary program dedicated to the study of human movement. For descriptions of our courses, please click here. Students can pursue a variety of careers including careers in the fitness, healthcare, athletics, business and education industries. A concentration in Physical Education Teacher Certification (K-12) is also available.
Kinesiology Academic Advising
Welcome to the Kinesiology Advising home page. We are happy to have the opportunity to work with you regarding your academic and career plans. If your last name begins with A-K, Cassie Meinert will be your academic advisor. If your last name begins with L-Z, Amy O'Neill will be your academic advisor. Our role is to assist you with registration and class selection, provide you with information about campus resources, discuss career interests, and help prepare you for life beyond the U of I.
We now have two office locations, 120 Freer and 123 Huff, and can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com (Cassie) or firstname.lastname@example.org (Amy) or via phone at 217-333-2461. Please consult the Kinesiology Advising Office Hours section to determine where to meet your advisor. In the Advising Office you will find a student friendly space which includes a study table, two computers with internet access, as well as informational postings throughout the office.
If you are a current Kinesiology student you will also receive a weekly e-newsletter, titled Kinesiology Advising Announcements. Make sure to read through the e-newsletter for exciting opportunities and important deadlines.
Please note that pre-registration appointments are mandatory for all Kinesiology students.
Feel free to stop in to say hello or with general questions as needed, we are happy to help!
Kinesiology Advising Office Hours
Meetings by Appointment
If you would like to schedule a meeting with a Kinesiology advisor please send an e-mail to the appropriate email address below, with the days and times that you are available, and a meeting will be scheduled. Students with last names A-K, please contact Cassie at email@example.com. Students with last names L-Z, please contact Amy and firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Academic Deadlines
- Common Registration Errors
- Graduation Planning Form
- Course Explorer
- Transferology - find transferable courses at other institutions
- GPA Calculator
Useful Kinesiology Resources
- Curriculum for concentrations in Kinesiology (PDF) and P. E. Teacher Certification (PDF)
- Undergraduate Departmental Scholarships
- Nationwide Scholarships
- Online Educational Tutorials
- Online Flashcard Application (Study Blue)
- Research Opportunities
- Student Code
- Illini Spaces
Preparing For Your Future
Preparing For Your Future
General Career Resources
Preparing for Graduate School
Test Preparation Resources
- Kaplan Resources
- Kaplan Test Preparation
- Graduate/Professional Program Admission Exams
- Magoosh GRE Prep
List of Accredited Program Websites
Centralized Application Services
*ATCAS (Athletic Training)
*PTCAS (Physical Therapy)
*OTCAS (Occupational Therapy)
*CASPA (Physician Assistant)
*AMCAS (Allopathic Medicine)
*AACOMAS (Osteopathic Medicine)
Building Your Experience
- * Volunteer Opportunities in the C-U Area
- * Fighting Illini Athletic Training Aide Program
- * Strength and Conditioning Shadowing Opportunities
CPR Certification Classes
Physical Education Resources
Sports Performance/Personal Training Resources
Fitness Related Training Certifications