EnVision Your Future at UIWRSO

Discover Optometry, Explore UIWRSO

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The EnVision Your Future virtual series offers opportunities to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the UIWRSO program and Optometric profession. During the fall term, each virtual session will be delivered in a presentation and/or Q&A panel format with faculty, current students and administration offering insight into the student life, academic and clinical experiences. Topics include a discussion on the Cardinal Culture, Academic Success in Optometry School, Clinical Curriculum Overview and a Clinical Rotations Preview.

Beyond the benefit of learning more about the quality education offered at UIWRSO, participants of the EnVision series can gain access to Kaplan OAT test preparation courses at deep discounts. Additionally, participation in the EnVision series will count towards the UIWRSO shadowing hours admissions requirement.

Virtual Session Summaries

UIWRSO Cardinal Culture

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Presenters and Panelists: Mrs. Kristine Benne, Mrs. Grace Rios and Current Students

The culture at UIWRSO is designed to challenge and support our students in a familial environment, inspiring them to become compassionate doctors and leaders within Optometry. Learn more about how our Cardinal Culture elevates the student experience including discussions on UIWRSO student engagement, student activities and the day-to-day student life.

Register today for EnVision UIWRSO Cardinal Culture

UIWRSO Academic Success

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Presenter and Panelists: Faculty and Current Students

Gain valuable insight from UIWRSO faculty regarding how to prepare for your first professional year of Optometry school. We will discuss the academic demands of the professional program and how the curriculum is delivered. You will also hear from current students about what to expect as you transition into the program and how you can best set yourself up for success.

Register today for EnVision Academic Success at UIWRSO

UIWRSO Clinical Curriculum Overview

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Presenters and Panelists: Faculty and Current Students

This session will offer an overview of the clinical curriculum at UIWRSO to include insight on our student's clinical progression through the four years of the professional program. Special focus will be on the clinical preparation and transition into direction patient care. You will also hear from current students on their clinical experiences at UIWRSO.

Register today for EnVision UIWRSO Clinical Curriculum.

UIWRSO Clinical Rotations Preview

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 at 6 p.m. central time

Panelists: UIWRSO Faculty

UIWRSO students rotate through a wide range of clinical services representing full-scope Optometry. This session will include a panel of faculty highlighting a few of those services including the Sports Vision, Neuro-Rehab, Vision Therapy, Ocular Disease, and Peri-Operative clinical experiences.

Register today for EnVision UIWRSO Clinical Rotations.