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ITA Program office closed until 7/18/2022 Heading link

The ITA Program office located in the Student Services Building (SSB) is currently closed to walk-in visitors, and we will be operating remotely until July 18.  Unless otherwise specified, all our testing, courses, and events will be conducted entirely online until that date.

If you have questions regarding ITA testing, courses, or other services, please email us at

Welcome to the International Teaching Assistant Program website! Heading link

international TA in the lab

As a part of UIC’s Graduate College, the International Teaching Assistant Program provides three main services for international teaching assistants (ITAs) and the academic departments that employ them:

  • conducting oral English proficiency testing for all non-native English-speaking TAs in compliance with Illinois state law
  • providing courses to help ITAs and other international graduate students improve their English language, communication, and teaching skills
  • offering drop-in workshops and casual social events to give ITAs and other international graduate students more opportunities to use their English outside of the classroom

Note:  The ITA Program does not currently have any available TA positions and does not assist graduate students in finding TA positions.