Welcome future NRES graduate student! The University of Illinois and the cities of Urbana and Champaign have a lot of resources available to those moving to the area. If you have questions not answered by the resources here, please feel free to contact NRES student services at email@example.com or 217-333-5824.
Your first step should be to accept your offer of admission and assistantship or fellowship in writing, according to the instructions in your admission/award letter. The next step is to complete the tasks outlined on the Quick Guide from the Graduate College.