Visit programs for prospective students
Get to know UIC with these visit options for prospective students.
UIC Open House
- Offered: Saturday, September 21
UIC’s most comprehensive visit of the year includes mock classes, speakers, campus tours, and a chance to meet professors and current students. Drop in and choose how you’ll spend the day.
- Offered: Select days, during the fall and spring semesters
- Program Length: 4 hours
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.
Experience UIC: First-Year Information Session and Tour
- Offered: Weekdays and select weekends
- Program Length: 2.5 hours
Admission counselors provide an overview of UIC, admission requirements and financial planning for first-year students. The presentation is followed by a student-led campus tour.
Experience UIC: Tour
- Offered: Fridays, Starting in September
- Program Length: 2 hours
Just want to go on a tour without sitting through a presentation? These student-led campus tours help guests understand and imagine the undergraduate experience. Different tours highlight different aspects of the university.
Transfer Information Session and Tour
- Offered: Select weekdays
- Program Length: 2.5 hours
Admission counselors provide an overview of UIC, admission requirements and financial planning for transfer students. The presentation is followed by a student-led campus tour.
Transfer Center Drop-in Appointment
- Offered: Select weekdays
- Program Length: Varies
Transfer students can walk in for a one-on-one meeting with an admissions counselor who can answer questions about the application process. Counselors also review which credits students have already completed or need to complete for their degree path.
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
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
The UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts (CADA) provides small group tours for students on select Fridays. CADA Conversations (information session/tour) highlights the unique attributes of the college and offers an opportunity to see academic buildings, view student work, and ask any questions about the programs.
If you have any specific questions about UIC's College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, please contact us.
College of Business Administration
College of Education
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
Reached Engineering's Office of Undergraduate Student Affairs 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. Visits to specific departments in the college can be made by contacting someone from the College of Engineering Department Visits page.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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 one-on-one appointment, or as part of a scheduled group information session.
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, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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 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 email@example.com.
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
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) 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.