You are UIC

You are among a powerful and growing group of University of Illinois at Chicago alumni in Chicago, throughout Illinois and around the world. You exhibit the tenacity and the resilience that define a UIC student and alumnus. Your accomplishments, milestones and successes drive our economy, improve our communities and elevate the value of all UIC degrees. We invite you to connect and engage with UIC and your fellow alumni.

Alumnus profile

Dr. Stewart Fordham (’70 M.D.)

Win-win isn’t quite good enough for Dr. Stewart Fordham (’70 M.D.). Instead, he’s using a planned giving strategy that he believes is a win-win-win. Here’s how: first, by securing a loved one’s financial future with lifetime income; second, by providing him with valuable tax savings; and third by providing support to the College of Medicine.

UIC News

Alumna Sheryl Underwood with students Daera Jones and Mikita Lee

Alumna and comedian Sheryl Underwood left students motivated to make a difference by being the difference after her guest lecture at UIC. Host of the CBS daytime show “The Talk,” Underwood gave students, staff and alumni advice for making the most of a college education and paving a path to success.

Celebrate our history

Historical image of elevated walkways at UIC's Circle Campus

Our university has a rich and complex history in Chicago. Since the earliest days of our campus, we have created access to an outstanding education for talented students of all backgrounds. Our history is steeped in commitments to social justice and community engagement, as well as discovery and innovation. It all started on our medical campus.