Flames in the City
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!
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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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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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Festivals and Events
Chicago’s world-renowned fests and events celebrate food, music, culture, art, and history throughout the city.
So much to explore all year around! Visit Choose Chicago! Visit: https://www.choosechicago.com/articles/festivals-special-events/chicago-festival-event-guide/#September
Explore the Outdoors!
With magnificent state parks, lush forests, miles of trails for hiking and biking, and mighty rivers, Illinois is your playground. Visit the Enjoy Illinois website.
Also check out UIC’s Campus Recreations Outdoor Adventures for trips and outdoor gear rental. Visit: https://recreation.uic.edu/programs/adventure/