Admitted Students Day 2024

Before You Arrive

Please take a moment to review some of these important and interesting aspects of the department and what we do here at Illinois Physics to help you prepare for your admitted student day. 

Physics Academics

Learn about Physics and CS + Physics curriculum and undergraduate research

Undergraduate Programs


Physics Student Life

Learn about extra-curricular activities in the Physics department, like RSOs 

Student Life

Campus Resources

Learn about Grainger College of Engineering student support

GCOE Admitted Students


If you missed our admitted student days, check out the recordings and slides below:

Video Recordings Slides Speaker
Undergraduate Physics Overview Yann Chemla, Associate Head for Undergraduate Program, Physics, 2024 (In-Person)
Physics and CS+Physics Curriculum Merissa Milton, Senior Academic Advisor, Physics, 2024 (In-Person)
Undergraduate Physics Program and Curriculum  Yann Chemla and Merissa Milton, 2024 (Virtual)
Engineering Career Services (ECS) Rosie Shen, Career Coach and Physics Liaison, ECS, 2024 (In-Person)
International Programs in Engineering (IPENG)  Jana Gadbury, Associate Director, IPENG, 2024 (In-Person)
New Student & Family Experiences (NSFE) Terry Thies, Assistant Director, NSFE, 2024 (In Person)

To connect with the Computer Science Department, check out their Admitted Student Illini Days

Undergraduate Admissions Contacts

Merissa Milton
Senior Academic Advisor

290W Loomis Laboratory
(217) 244-9524

Irene Lira-Andsager

Coordinator of Undergraduate Recruitment, Research, and Placement
290Q Loomis Laboratory