If you want to be a key person in the lives of children and families, HDFS is the right place to be!
If you are a current University of Illinois student
To change your major to HDFS, you need to fill out an application. You can apply the first week of classes in the Fall/Spring or mid-semester. The application deadlines for the 2019-2020 academic year are:
- August 30, 2019
- October 24, 2019
- January 24, 2020
Download the Fall 2019 Application (Note: use Internet Explorer to open the application)
We look for students who:
Suggested courses to explore the major are:
If you are transferring from another University
The first step is applying to the University of Illinois. You’ll work through the admissions office to complete the transfer process.Apply Now
Additional information about course requirements to transfer can be found on the Advising FAQ page.