Engage

Today’s UIC students look to your knowledge and leadership to enrich their experiences here

Your UIC alumni community is 200,000 strong, representing 15 Schools & Colleges.  This diverse population pursues hundreds of disciplines and passions, and UIC has events, programs and areas of study to match them all.  Update your information with us so we can keep you connected, and don’t miss the next opportunity to volunteer, advocate or reconnect with your fellow alumni.

Athletics

Fire up, Flames!  UIC’s approximately 330 student athletes compete in 20 varsity sports.  We boast 51 regular season championships, 57 conference tournament championships and 57 NCAA tournament appearances.  We also welcome tens of thousands of community youth onto our campus every year to play on our fields, watch our competitions and get a sense of college life.  Come out and support your Flames!

Arts Events

You can always find entertainment on the UIC campus!  The UIC Pavilion hosts concerts, athletic events, festivals, cultural events, and is home to the UIC basketball teams, Windy City Roller Derby and 8 Count Boxing.  Galas, conventions, lectures, performances and other events are held in the UIC Forum.

Enjoy student productions in the UIC Theatre, as well as free weekly jazz, classical and contemporary music concerts.  Gallery 400 offers the opportunity to experience contemporary art, architecture, and design through various exhibitions and programs.

Advocate

Help us advocate for state and federal funding, student financial aid, and research.  You can play an active role in ensuring a bright, successful future for the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Volunteer

You are a valued members of the UIC community.  As prominent stakeholders, we welcome all graduates to explore meaningful engagement with their schools or colleges, areas of interest, current students, faculty and each other.  Some of the opportunities available across campus include:

  • Mentor a student or young alumnus/a. Or, find a mentor to help you on your path.
  • Attend an event and encourage fellow alumni to join you.
  • Tell your story. We want to hear about your challenges and successes!
  • Serve on an alumni board or committee.
  • Suggest, or participate in, a service project.
  • Judge an academic competition.
  • Work with our student organizations.
  • Hire an intern or new graduate.

Contact a School or College to find out how you can get involved in a way that’s meaningful to you.  If you are unsure of how you would like to be involved, we’re happy to discuss options and possibly create the right opportunity!

Contact:
Wendy Crupper, Director of Engagement
wcrupper@uic.edu
312.413.8892

Career Services

The office of Career Services is an available resource for UIC alumni.  We offer many opportunities to engage with students and encourage you to recruit students for jobs and internships, post open positions on our online database, and volunteer for panel discussions and mock interviews.

No matter what career stage you’re in, The Office of Career Services is open to you.  For up to one year after graduation, our most recent alumni have access to all services offered, including individual advising appointments.  If you graduated more than one year ago, we encourage you to take advantage of workshops, career fairs, and access to UICcareers.com.

 

University Library

The UIC Library is an integral part of the University community.  The Library serves more than 29,000 students and 11,000 faculty and staff and is open to researchers from the Chicago metropolitan area, the State of Illinois and worldwide.

Alumni of the University of Illinois at Chicago are welcome to visit any of the Library locations.  Only alumni in possession of a University of Illinois Alumni Association (UIAA) membership card are permitted to check out books.  Additionally, there are some public computers available for research use.

Transcripts

The official transcript is the University’s statement of a student’s academic record issued by the Office of the Registrar. It lists all courses completed and grades earned in chronological order by term. Transcripts also contain notations of distinctions, transfer coursework summary, academic status, administrative actions and degrees received.