Visit programs for admitted students
While we work on more robust alternatives, check out these options:
- Request an online transfer appointment.
- Pre-recorded admissions information session available.
- Interactive campus map available.
Ignite 2020 (Suspended)
- Offered: April 4
- Program Length: 4 hours
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)
- Offered: Fridays, February - April
- Program Length: 3 hours
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)
- 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.
Information Session and Tour (Suspended through May 1)
- Offered: Weekdays and select weekends
- Program Length: 2 hours
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)
- Offered: Select weekdays
- Program Length: Varies
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.
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) 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Honors College / GPPA Sessions (Suspended)
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.