Making an Appointment

Our staff is always available to meet one-on-one with you.

When to Make an Appointment

Our staff meets with students regularly to discuss a variety of topics, including:

  • Pursuing your academic and career goals
  • Maximizing your time at the University of Illinois
  • Strengthening your candidacy for a prestigious scholarship
  • Critiquing application essays and other materials

How to Make an Appointment

Email topscholars@illinois.edu or call 217-333-4710 to schedule your appointment. Appointments are generally 1 hour long.

Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students and alumni who do not live near campus may speak with us via phone or Skype. Our Skype name is topscholars.illinois.

Material Review Policy:  If you are wanting your scholarship materials reviewed we require that those materials be submitted to us via email along with a few dates and times you would be available for an appointment no earlier than 2 business days after your submission.