Visit Programs

Get to know UIC—there are plenty of options for visiting campus.

UIC Preview

Select Days, Fall and Spring

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

Register for UIC Preview

First Year Visit

Year Round

Offered most weekdays and on Saturdays during the academic year, our first year information program is approximately two hours. Each program begins with a presentation by the Admissions Office and then guests have the opportunity to interact with current University students during a student panel, take a student-led walking tour of campus, and visit a university residence hall.


Transfer Visit

Year Round

Offered select Fridays these sessions are targeted towards prospective transfer students.

Each program is approximately two hours and begins with an admissions presentation providing an overview of campus, admissions information, and insight into the transfer process, followed by a student-led tour of campus and a university residence hall.


Departmental Visits

Customize your visit by joining specific colleges and departments—either alongside an Admissions tour, or as a standalone appointment.

Kinesiology and Nutrition

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.

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College of Architecture, Design, & the Arts

The UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts (CADA) provides small group tours for students specifically interested in CADA programs on select Fridays. CADA Conversations (information session/tour) highlights the unique attributes of the college and offers an opportunity to see the relevant academic buildings, view student work, and ask any questions about the programs.

Individual and group visits may be coordinated before or after a UIC campus visit or Admissions program. If you have any specific questions about UIC's College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, please email


College of Business Administration

To fully experience UIC, the College of Business Administration encourages students and their guests to attend programs offered by the Office of Admissions, but we also have college-specific visit opportunities. Prospective students can shadow current students, meet with admissions counselors and sit in business classes. For more information about upcoming events or to personalize your UIC Business experience, visit To contact the UIC Business Admissions Team or to schedule one-on-one visits, please call (312) 996-2700 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 


College of Education

The best way to learn about our programs in the College of Education is by visiting our campus. We encourage students and their guests to attend the one of the daily Office of Admissions programs, and then meet with the College’s Director of Recruitment, Natalie Leoni. The College of Education office hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and selected Saturday’s. Individual and group visits may be coordinated before or after a UIC Office Admissions program. To coordinate a College visit, please contact Natalie at

College of Engineering

Engineering's Undergraduate Student Affairs Office can be reached at (312) 996-3463 weekdays between the hours of 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Engineering recommends scheduling the visit before or after an Admissions program. Visits to specific departments in the College can be made by contacting one of the contacts listed on the College of Engineering Department Visits page.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers opportunity and choice, personalized attention and support, and a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. UIC Liberal Arts and Sciences offers strong and highly-respected programs in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary areas. The largest college at UIC, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has 22 departments and programs with over 40 majors and minors, and over 1,000 courses. Our areas of study include: Biological Sciences; Psychology; Biochemistry; Criminology, Law, & Justice; Integrated Health Studies; English; Chemistry; Political Science; Neuroscience; 14 world languages, among many others. We offer advising and support for 10 pre-health tracks, including pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-dentistry, pre-pharmacy. 

Visit the UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences prospective student site to learn about our academic programs, pre-health professions, internships, undergraduate research, student support, and special programs. If you have any additional questions about UIC's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, please contact Ashley Jarrell and Justin Wier at Contact us to meet with you during your upcoming UIC campus visit, schedule a UIC class visit, and to talk further about your UIC academic interests. 


College of Pharmacy

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. If you have any questions about the College of Pharmacy, contact us at



College of Nursing

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

Public Health offers regular information sessions regarding their Bachelor’s program in Public Health. Students are also able to schedule individual appointments by contacting Melissa Tag at (312) 355-2536 or


College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

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, or

Honors College / GPPA Sessions

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) allows a limited number of first year students per year to be admitted to UIC with guaranteed 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.