Due to the COVID-19 pandemic UIC continues to accept undergraduate first-year and transfer applications for the Fall 2020 semester.

Visit programs for admitted students

While we work on more robust alternatives, check out these options: 

Ignite 2020 (Suspended)

Details

  • Offered: April 4
  • Program Length: 4 hours
  • Campus tour
  • Housing tour
  • Academic program information
  • Scheduled activities

Ignite is our most popular admitted student visit. Specific programming varies by college, but you’ll be able to meet staff, faculty, and students from your academic college and discover UIC student resources, organizations, and support programs at this large-scale event. 

Flames Friday (Suspended)

Details

  • Offered: Fridays, February - April
  • Program Length: 3 hours
  • Campus tour
  • Housing tour
  • Scheduled activities

This smaller scale, and more frequently offered program includes a “what’s next?” presentation, a current student panel, a mock class with a faculty member, tours and lunch for you and your family.

Visit programs for prospective students

Get to know UIC with these visit options for prospective students.

UIC Preview (Suspended)

Details

  • Offered: Select days, during the fall and spring semesters
  • Program Length: 4 hours
  • Campus tour
  • Housing tour
  • Academic program information
  • Scheduled activities
  • Admissions information

UIC Preview is an opportunity to visit and hear from financial aid, housing and undergraduate colleges. This is a half-day program with campus and residence hall tours.

Information Session and Tour (Suspended through May 1)

Details

  • Offered: Weekdays and select weekends
  • Program Length: 2 hours
  • Campus tour
  • Housing tour
  • Admissions information

Admission counselors provide an overview of UIC, admission requirements and financial planning for prospective undergraduate students. The presentation is followed by a student-led campus tour. 

Transfer Drop-in Appointment (Suspended)

Details

  • Offered: Select weekdays
  • Program Length: Varies
  • Drop-in activities
  • Admissions information

Prospective transfer students can walk in for a one-on-one meeting with an admissions counselor who can answer questions about prerequisite and recommended coursework and the application process. 

Departmental Visits

Customize your visit by meeting specific colleges and departments. Combine this opportunity with an admissions tour or make a stand-alone appointment.

Kinesiology and Nutrition

  • Academic program information

The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition in the College of Applied Health Sciences offers several information sessions for prospective students throughout the year. To view dates of upcoming sessions, visit the kinesiology and nutrition events calendar. For more information call (312) 996-4600.

College of Architecture, Design, & the Arts

  • Academic program information

The UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts (CADA) offers several options to visit. We host on-campus and virtual information sessions, as well as individual appointments. And you can always contact us directly if you have questions about any of our programs. 

College of Business Administration

  • Academic program information

The College of Business Administration at UIC blends curriculum from eight degree programs and eight minors with real-world experience in Chicago. While we are not currently hosting visits on campus, we are available for online chats and webinars. 

College of Education

  • Academic program information

The best way to learn about our programs in the College of Education is by visiting our campus. Meetings for individual and group visits are designed to complment an existing admissions program. 

College of Engineering

  • Academic program information

Engineering's Office of Undergraduate Student Affairs can be reached at (312) 996-3463 on weekdays from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Engineering recommends scheduling a visit before or after an admissions program.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Academic program information

UIC’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) has more than 40 majors and minors spanning the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The college also offers advising and support for 10 pre-health tracks. Visit LAS in person by requesting a phone appointment.

College of Pharmacy

  • Academic program information

The College of Pharmacy Office of Student Affairs offers group and virtual information sessions for those interested in applying to the College of Pharmacy in the future. Individual advising appointments are also available. Topics include but aren't limited to admission requirements, application procedures, career opportunities and the interview process.

College of Nursing

  • Academic program information

Nursing offers information sessions for their BSN, graduate entry, and other programs on select dates throughout the year. Additionally, nursing provides over-the-phone admissions counseling at (312) 996-7800.

School of Public Health

  • Academic program information

Public Health offers information sessions for their bachelor’s program in Public Health regularly. Students can schedule individual appointments by contacting Melissa Tag at (312) 355-2536 or mtag@uic.edu.

College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

  • Academic program information

CUPPA currently offers information sessions by appointment. Individual or group visits can be coordinated by contacting CUPPA's Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Affairs, Jaime Holland, jaime43@uic.edu or cuppa_students@uic.edu.

Honors College / GPPA Sessions (Suspended)

  • Academic program information

The UIC Honors College fosters a community of academic excellence, connects students with premier faculty, and promotes civic engagement and leadership opportunities. Guaranteed Professional Program Admissions (GPPA) guarantees a limited number of first year students admission to one of several professional degree programs. Students follow a specific curriculum and meet established performance criteria to maintain guaranteed admission. Join representatives from these selective programs to learn more about the benefits and requirements for admission to each.

This event is designed to follow the general UIC 101 Admissions Session and campus tour. It is recommended to register for both sessions.