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University of Illinois-Chicago

Educational Resources

Libraries

Richard J. Daley Library, Library of the Health Sciences, Science Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,284,649 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 39,350 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,903,703 microforms.
  • 29,105 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 1,100 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 230 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 250 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,065 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2,500 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control, religious, other

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 12% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 28% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 56% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 3% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 67% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 259 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Eta Mu Beta Chapter, Alpha Phi Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Phi Alpha, Eta Kappa Nu, Eta Sigma Phi, Gamma Kappa Alpha, Golden Key National Honor Society, Lambda Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Tau Sigma, Psi Chi, Rho Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Theta Tau, Tau Beta Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega Student Outreach, Asian American Intervarsity, Baha'i Association, Bhakti-Yoga Society, Campus Christian Ministry, Chinese and American Fellowship, Christian Bible Study Club, Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International, Christians on Campus, Cornerstone Fellowship, Hindu Students Council, Interfaith Dialogue, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Islamic Network of Clinicians and University Students, Korean Campus Crusade for Christ, Levine Hillel Jewish Student Center, Living Grace, Muslim Students Association, Muslim Women's Association, Newman Student Organization, Passion for Life Christian Fellowship, Servants, Sikh Students Association, Soka Gakkai International Student, Students Without Religious Dogma, Unity in Christ Gospel Choir, University Bible Fellowship, Youth for Christ
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Union, Asha, Asian American Students in Alliance, Chinese Culture Club, Chinese Dancing Group, Chinese Students and Scholars Friendship Association, Destino, Filipinos in Alliance, German Club, Hellenic Students Association, Hip Hop Congress, Hispanic Student Dental Association, Indian Graduate Students Association, Indian Students Association, International Student Organization, Korean Graduate Student Association, Le Club Francophone, Pakistani Graduate Students Association, Pakistani Student Association, Persian Hopes, Persian Student Association, Polish American Student Association, Russian Club, Southeast Asian Student Coalition, Taiwanese Student Association, Thai Student Association, Ukrainian-American Student Organization, World CARP-Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) In addition to the honor societies, campus-based religious organizations and ethnic/racial students organizations, UIC is home to over 250 registered students organizations in the following categories: Pre-professional, Military, Political, Service, Performing Arts, Sports, Social Greek, Leisure, Governance, and Literary.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Chicago Flame (weekly); UIC Today (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (15), Chicago (11)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 28% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 5,530
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 14 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 1% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 13 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 1% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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