Intensive English Program Student Handbook

Tutorium staff and faculty

Welcome to the Tutorium in Intensive English! We are happy you have come to study here. This handbook will give you important information that you will need while you are a student.

Download our full handbook or open individual chapters below to read each topic. Important topics  in the handbook include Tutorium services and policies, transportation, banking, immigration, and health.

If you have a problem or question that the handbook does not address, please contact the Tutorium Office. Your teachers can also help you or tell you where to go for help. We are all here to help you, and we want your experience at the Tutorium to be rewarding.


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The U-Pass is a card that allows you to use Chicago public transportation (CTA trains and busses).

Intensive English Program students are automatically enrolled in the UIC U-Pass program.

Any student who does not want a U-Pass must opt out (choose not to enroll) online at by September 12.

  • The fee for the U-Pass for the Fall 2021 semester is $163.
  • You can use your Fall U-PASS from August 18 to December 15. After December 15, the U-Pass is no longer active.

Remember: If you do not want a U-Pass, you must opt out online at by September 12.

IEP Student Handbook Chapters and Appendices

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