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Your first day at Universal Technical Institute marks the start of an exciting, new journey. At UTI, we know this day comes with a lot of emotions. You’ll probably be both excited and nervous!
No matter what you might be feeling, know that we’re here to help. Our team is committed to ensuring your time at UTI is an experience you will cherish forever.
All students are required to attend new student orientation before their first day of class. The purpose of orientation is to welcome students, give them an introduction to UTI and to complete the registration process. At orientation, you’ll have the opportunity to meet our staff from various departments and ask any questions you might have.
You’ll receive a lot of information on this day — but don’t panic! We’ll work closely with you to ensure you feel confident and excited to start your training.
From the moment you set foot in your first class at UTI, you’ll be learning in-demand skills that today’s transportation industry and skilled trades require. Through our focused and accelerated programs, you’ll have the opportunity to train with the same tools and technology used by technicians in the field. Our classroom and lab environments provide opportunities for hands-on learning and application, giving you the preparation you need to pursue an exciting career.1
On the first day of class, you’ll meet the instructors who will play an important role in your student experience. Our instructors act as mentors to students as they take the time to get to know you, your story and your goals for the future.
As a UTI student, you’ll learn more than just what’s in the books. You’ll gain valuable knowledge and insight into what it takes to succeed as a technician in today’s world. Your instructors will be there to provide you with the training, encouragement and guidance you need to get to where you want to be.
The UTI community is diverse, but one thing that unites us is the passion we have for this industry. When you start your training, you’ll have the opportunity to become part of a community with the same passion and drive. Your fellow classmates, instructors and UTI staff will be there to support you throughout your journey as a student and beyond.
At UTI, you can train to turn your passion into a purposeful career. Contact us to learn more information.
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1) UTI is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
2) For program outcome information and other disclosures, visit www.uti.edu/disclosures.
10) Financial aid, scholarships and grants are available to those who qualify. Awards vary due to specific conditions, criteria and state.
Universal Technical Institute of Illinois, Inc. is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
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