Visit programs for prospective students

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

UIC Preview

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.

Experience UIC: First-Year Information Session and Tour

Details

  • Offered: Weekdays and select weekends
  • Program Length: 2.5 hours
  • Campus tour
  • Housing tour
  • Admissions information

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

Details

  • Offered: Fridays, Starting in September
  • Program Length: 2 hours
  • Campus tour
  • Housing tour

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

Details

  • Offered: Select weekdays
  • Program Length: 2.5 hours
  • Campus tour
  • Housing tour
  • Admissions information

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

Details

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

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. 

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) 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

  • Academic program information

Visit UIC's College of Business Administration to learn how the college blends curriculum from eight degree programs and eight minors with real-world experience in Chicago. Guests can request a one-on-one appointment or schedule a group information session.

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 one-on-one appointment, or as part of a scheduled group information session.

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

  • 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.