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Prospective Students

Prospective Students

Who are we?

All work no play = Not something we’d recommend. The Center for Student Involvement supports more than 300 clubs and organizations, such as the Student Activities Board, performing arts, religious and spiritual, departmental and research groups, and more—giving you the chance to develop leadership skills, build friendships, and create work-life balance. We also work with students to plan annual events such as Homecoming, Spark, and the UIC Carnival.

Below you will see some of the reasons why you should CHOOSE UIC. We want you to be successful here at UIC! We will help you get there! #UICBOUND

With one of the most diverse student populations in the nation, the University of Illinois at Chicago is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for its students and fostering a sense of belonging, academic success, student growth and development, diversity, and community.

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Spark in the Park is UIC’s outdoor concert on campus. Spark was created to bring local and well-known talent to campus and offer a diverse range of musical influences. This year’s headliner was 21 Savage with opener Cuco.

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Students showcased their UIC pride by attending UIC Homecoming events from Nov. 10-16. Throughout the week, students participated in a variety of events, including a dance, basketball game, and more.

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What is it that makes a school unique? What makes it somewhere you’d like to spend four important years? It’s not just the campus or the buildings; it’s the people you meet and the experiences that undergraduates share which shape the college community.

UIC has a variety of programs, services and events throughout the year to enrich your experience while attending UIC. No matter what week during the semester, there is always something going on.

Aug 19 2022

Flames After Dark

Friday 19th, 8:00 pm–Saturday 20th, 12:00 am
Student Center East
Aug 29 2022

UIC Student Involvement Fair-Virtual

8/29/22, 12:00 am–9/2/22, 12:00 am
Aug 30 2022

UIC Student Involvement Fair

8/30/22, 12:00 am–9/1/22, 12:00 am
Sep 15 2022

Latinx Heritage Month

9/15/22, 12:00 am–10/15/22, 12:00 am
Sep 15 2022

LHM Opening

Thursday, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Student Center East | Cardinal Room
Oct 6 2022

Flames in the City: Wicked

Thursday, 7:30 pm–10:00 pm
Nederlander Theatre
Orientation

Orientation

We are excited that you have considered UIC to pursue your undergraduate education and look forward to meeting you! The UIC Orientation is an important step in your transition as a new student and is designed to help you make the most of your UIC Experience. We have built a program that ensures you will start your new adventure on the right foot.

During your Orientation session, you will be advised and select courses for your first semester. We will introduce you to many departments and resources that will make your experience here at UIC unique while offering you time to familiarize yourself with our campus.

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With one of the most diverse student populations in the nation, the University of Illinois at Chicago is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for its students and fostering a sense of belonging, academic success, student growth and development, diversity, and community.

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At UIC a great education is within reach. The goal of the Office of Student Financial Aid is to make the application process as simple as possible as provide a number of resources to assist you as you apply for financial aid.

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We strive to foster relationships with faculty, advisors, programs, and academic colleges at UIC to help support the goal of student success inside and outside the classroom environment. Take a look at some of our campus partners below.