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Flames in the City

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Flames in the City (FITC) is our premiere Chicago program for our UIC students. We get to explore this great city's special events and attractions! We have learned from and been transformed by the rich diversity of our surrounding communities. We have some wonderful programs this year, so please join us!

Aug 24 2024

Tough Mudder Chicago – Rockford, IL

August 24, 2024
Sep 14 2024

SPARK Concert 2024

September 14, 2024

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UIC is a university partner of the Art Institute of Chicago. Partnership details are as follows:

  • All UIC undergraduate, graduate, and professional students will receive free admission to the Art Institute by showing your student i-card at the ticket counter.
  • Information about the Art Institute’s location, hours, and programs is here.
  • Faculty interested in bringing classes to the Art Institute may contact A limited number of first come first serve free admission passes for faculty and staff bringing classes to the museum are available. For class visits, faculty may optionally also hire an adjunct guide by contacting
  • UIC students, staff and faculty interested in purchasing AIC memberships will receive 10% discount on first time memberships (up to Member Plus level / excluding student and e-member levels)
  • The Art Institute holds two annual University Partner Fests open to all university partners, more information is here.
  • UIC’s partnership with the Art Institute is partially made possible thanks to a gift from Robin Block in memory of Joshua Block.

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Check back on this page for more details about Flames in the City upcoming games and so much more.  We will also announce these dates on social media.  Follow-us on Instagram @UICCSI !!

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