Category: Share with Students

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Upcoming Events – Flames Flix, Revelry Carnival, Blackhawks and more (09/2018)

Please share with your students:

Flames Flix: Movie on the Lawn featuring Incredibles 1 & 2 | September 19

Students can join us on University Hall’s Lawn at 6:00pm for an outdoor screening of Incredibles 1 & 2. Free admission and free snacks are provided! This is an opportunity for students to unwind and relax from the first few weeks of the semester. Students are encouraged to bring their own blankets. Seating starts at 6:00pm, and the Incredibles 1 at 6:30pm, and the Incredible 2 at 9:00pm

Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) Fall Recruitment

We’re in the middle of FSL Fall Recruitment here at UIC. As a student who is interesting in joining, it is an exciting time to consider what is important for you personally as you seek the strongest fit and an authentic sense of belonging. An open series of events will offer you as a potential new member the opportunity to get to know students in each organization and ask mutually beneficial questions about a lifelong commitment to supporting fraternal values.

The process to explore membership options in a fraternity or sorority is known as recruitment. During the recruitment period, active members in fraternities and sororities actively seek out new members who have values that align with those of the organization. Please thoroughly review our Recruitment Guide and additional calendar of events to engage fully and take advantage of all opportunities:

  • Latino Greek Council (LGC) Recruitment begins tomorrow (9/17/2018) from 3pm – 5 pm in the Quad. Meet representatives from all nine LGC fraternities and sororities!
  • On Wednesday, September 19, Greek Pan Asian American Council (GPAAC) welcomes alumni back to campus and shares how FSL made an impact on their lives.  It’s not too late to learn more about the FSL community. Join GPAAC at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday in Student Center East 605.
  • National PanHellenic Council (NPHC) will host an event next week Thursday with Black Student Union.  Join NPHC and BSU to learn more about our black Greek lettered organizations and the member intake process.

 Student Organization Registration Workshop | September 20

This is the 2018-2019 Late/New Registration workshop – RSVP required.

Flames in the City:

Flames in the City [FITC] is our premiere Chicago program for our UIC students, faculty, staff, and alumni. We get to explore this great city’s museums, special events, Chicago Champions, and attractions. We have learned from and been transformed by the rich diversity of our surrounding communities. We have some wonderful programs this year!

Flames Student Employee Symposium | September 24-25

The Flames Student Employee Symposium features the following topics: as customer service, workplace norms, networking, and self-care in a busy work environment. Food will be provided. Student employees will be paid for their attendance. Student employees must register to attend by Friday, September 21, 2018, 5:00 pm at:

  • Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Illinois Room, Student Center East

National Voter Registration Day | September 25

Join SLCE and the Honors College in the Quad/Lecture Center Plaza for National Voter Registration Day! Participants can register to vote, apply for an absentee ballot, find their polling location, and more. For more information, visit

Revelry: UIC’s Annual Carnival | September 28-30

Join us for Revelry, UIC’s annual carnival! Food and game tickets can be purchased separately. Three days of fun, food, and festivities during Weeks of Welcome! NO registration or RSVP Required! Don’t forget to invite all of your friends and family! For more information, visit

UIC Students $10 (unlimited rides)

Faculty, Staff, Alumni, & Public – $30 ( unlimited rides)

  • Friday, September 28, 2018
1‪:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018
1‪:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday, September 30, 2018
‪1:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Location: UIC Parking Lot 6 [Corner of Halsted Street & Roosevelt Road]

UIC Family Weekend | September 28-30

You and your family are cordially invited to attend UIC Family Weekend, which is an opportunity for students and their families to come together on the UIC campus! Families will discover more about life at UIC by participating in family-oriented events and activities including but not limited to Revelry Carnival activities, bowling, brunches, and UIC Theatre performances and dessert receptions. UIC Family Weekend is no charge for students and their families.

To find more information about Family Weekend events, please visit:

To register yourself and any family members or guests, please visit



Take the Pledge | All IN Campus Democracy Challenge

UIC was recognized as the “Most Engaged Campus” in the All IN Campus Democracy Challenge, a nationwide nonpartisan program dedicated to increasing voting rates among college students. Help our campus get recognized once again by taking the pledge to vote: I’M ALL IN: Take the Pledge

Register to Vote & Sign Up for Election Notifications

Election Day is November 6

If you have not yet registered to vote, sign up for TurboVote at and you will be directed through the online registration process, or receive a completed registration form with a pre-addressed stamped envelope if your state does not have an online process. If you are a resident of Illinois, you are in luck – you can register online until October 21, 2018. If you are already registered to vote, you can also sign up for TurboVote at to receive text and email reminders. Stay up to date with early-voting/election day reminders, along with polling place notifications.

Every Friday is Flames Friday. Wear UIC apparel or colors to show your Flames spirit!  Tag us [@UICCSI and #FlamesFriday] in your social media on Friday and win free tickets to the Blackhawks and White Sox games.

GO Flames!

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: LAS has launched its new Career Development website!

It is my pleasure to introduce our new LAS Career Development website to you!

We are proud to launch our new website and share this resource with our students and greater UIC community.

We invite you to access and explore each landing page and subcomponents of the website so you are familiar with the navigation.

As our site is meant to be one of discovery and exploration for students, it was the hope and intention to create a visually strong website that is not only informative but is equally engaging, interactive, and sparks a sense of excitement, curiosity, and understanding of interests and how that could support major decision making and further exploration of career paths.

Thank You,

Gina Anselmo
Director, Career Development and Major Exploration

Academic Advising Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The University of Illinois at Chicago
601 S. Morgan Street
University Hall, 5th Floor, UH519
Chicago, IL. 60607
312.413.8577 (fax)

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Graduate and Professional School Fair on Friday, October 5th!

Please share the social media ad and flyer with your students!

ALL college students and college graduates are invited to Chicago’s 14th annual Graduate and Professional School Fair on Friday, October 5, 2018, at the UIC FORUM from 1pm to 4:30pm!

For the past 14 years, this event has hosted hundreds of graduate school programs, law schools, medical programs etc. from throughout the US and other countries.

It is FREE to all participants who are thinking or planning to pursue a post undergraduate education.

More information at can be found at:

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: LAS Pop-Up Advising near East Area Office on 9/19 and 9/26!

Share the flyer with your students!

LAS Pop-Up Advising

Wednesday, September 19th from 11 am – 1 pm
Wednesday, September 26th from 11 am – 1 pm

Come ask LAS advisors any quick advising questions that you have!

Located in front of the East Area Office, 2nd floor Atrium, just north of Student Center East.

Follow-Up appointments in the LAS Academic Advising
Center maybe needed.

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: UIC Family Weekend is September 28th – 30th!

Please share the following information with your students about this coming weekend’s activities for Family Weekend:

Hi there UIC Flames,

We hope you are off to a great start in your first semester at UIC!

You and your family are cordially invited to attend UIC Family Weekend, which is an opportunity for students and their families to come together on the UIC campus! Families will discover more about life at UIC by participating in family-oriented events and activities including but not limited to Revelry Carnival activities, bowling, brunches, and UIC Theatre performances and dessert receptions.

To find more information about Family Weekend events, please visit:

To register yourself and any family members or guests, please visit

If you have any particular questions after reviewing the event site, please feel free to contact us at

We look forward to seeing you!

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: UIC ATHLETICS and LifeSource Blood Drive on September 19th!

Please download the flyer or poster to post and share with your students! (Facebook/Instagram Image, Twitter Post)

The UIC Athletic Department and LifeSource are hosting a blood drive at the UIC Pavilion, Wednesday, September 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and we’re hoping to collect over 700 units of blood, making this one of the largest blood drives in Chicago.

All participating donors will receive a Get Fired Up Blood Drive T-shirt, free frozen custard from Culver’s, a voucher for a free individual pizza from Lou Malnati’s, and more. Plus, donors will have the chance to meet WGCI’s Leon Rogers, KISS FM’s Rufio, Sa’Rayah from The Voice and Lizzie G. Be the Match will also be on site sharing information on joining the marrow registry.

Please help us Get Fired Up to Save Lives by sharing any way you see fit – via email, social media, website, etc. – Your support and engagement is much appreciated!

Attached are some materials for your use and this is the drive’s page/where to book an appointment:

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: BA in Public Health Fall 2018 Info Sessions

Bachelor of Arts in Public Health

Fall 2018 Information Sessions

Are you interested in exploring an exciting and interdisciplinary field that aims to improve health at the community level? If so, the Bachelor of Arts in Public Health may be right for you! Please come to an information session to learn more about our program and get your questions answered.

Session topics include:

  • What is Public Health?
  • General Education and Major Public Health (PUBH) Course Offerings
  • Prerequisites to the Major
  • Admission Requirements and Application Process
  • Public Health Career Opportunities
  • Q&A

Upcoming Fall 2018 Undergraduate Information Sessions:

  • Tuesday, September 18th: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 304 Stevenson Hall
  • Wednesday, September 26th: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 304 Stevenson Hall
  • Monday, October 8th: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 304 Stevenson Hall
  • Thursday, October 25th: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 304 Stevenson Hall
  • Tuesday, November 13th:  3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 304 Stevenson Hall

Download the flyer for your students!

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: UIC Suit-Up Event @ JC Penney on 10/14

UIC students and recent alumni can get career ready at the UIC Suit-Up Event @ JC Penney!

On October 14, 6 pm-9 pm, at the North Riverside Park Mall’s JC Penney store (JCP), UIC students and recent alumni (graduates of 2013-2018) will be able to participate in a special shopping event. Just for UIC participants, JC Penney will keep their store open after hours, and provide a 40% off coupon that will apply towards their purchases of business attire and related accessories. JC Penney has successfully hosted schools throughout the United States, and UIC will be the first school in Chicago to suit up with them!

A free shuttle bus service will be available during the event to transport students and alumni to/from UIC and JC Penny during the event (logistics will be provided following RSVP). Participants can also receive free mini hair and makeup consultations, as well as a discount on a photography session.

UIC Employees can be a Suit-Up Volunteer and receive the 40% off coupon.

For more information go to Or contact Career Services at 312-996-2300 or

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: U of I Tolerance Means Dialogues and scholarship opportunity!

We are writing today about an exciting event we are having at UoI: Tolerance Means Dialogues and scholarship opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students. Students at all campuses are eligible to compete for the Tolerance Scholarship and to attend.  Winners take center stage in the Dialogue.

I would be immensely grateful for help getting the word out to University of Illinois Chicago students and faculty.  Below is an invitation to the Constitution Day Tolerance Means Dialogue on September 17, 2018 at 7 PM at the Lincoln Hall Theater in Urbana, Illinois on the question of: Religious Liberty and the Culture War Over LGBT Rights:  Can University Students Make a Difference?  Along with hopefully joining us at the event, we are hoping that you might be willing to spread word of the event and the corresponding $750 scholarship opportunity to your colleagues and students on campus.

The Tolerance Means Dialogues engage people of different perspectives to find solutions to problems at the intersection of faith, sexuality, and families. You can read more about the project here:

As a part of each Dialogue, undergraduate and graduate students compete for two $750 Tolerance Scholarships by submitting a 500-word essay on what tolerance means to them. This is an excellent opportunity for Millennials, who have grown up with unprecedented diversity, to add their voices and ideas for solutions to the public debate. Prior winners have gone on to Yale Law School and other great things. You can read about past winners in Forbes, here.

Students who want to submit essays can do so on the webpage here:

The winning essayists take center stage at the Dialogue and present alongside the experts who act as catalysts for the Dialogue. The event will feature Dialogue Catalysts Shannon Minter, Legal Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Robin Fretwell Wilson, University of Illinois College of Law. The event will be moderated by Gretchen Winter, University of Illinois Gies College of Business.  Chancellor Robert Jones will open the Dialogue with brief remarks.

All students who attend the Dialogue can join in the discussion by tweeting questions and comments to @ToleranceMeans. One student will be randomly selected to receive a Social Engagement Prize of $250 for adding to the Dialogue.

We are hoping that you will encourage your colleagues and students to attend the event and for interested students to apply for the scholarship. You can download a detailed flyer for the event.

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Please let Students Know about the AY 2018-19 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Award (CURA)

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Academic Programs is pleased to announce that that the application for the AY 2018-2019 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Award (CURA) is now open. The CURA supports the research activities of students who have accepted Federal Work Study as part of this coming year’s financial aid package. Read more about the program at

To participate in the CURA program, you will need to identify a faculty member with whom you are interested in working and who agrees to supervise and mentor you on a project related to their work. You can search by department, name or keyword in the Undergraduate Research experience database at The faculty member then completes the online application on your behalf at

Awards are available for one semester or the entire academic year. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis in the order in which they are received. CURA is not intended to be combined with other major campus-based funding programs such as LASURI, Honors College research grants, etc., other than those that will meet additional expenses unmet by CURA.

Applications will be accepted until the fall CURA fund is depleted or the end of the fourth week of the fall semester, whichever comes first. A spring semester application cycle will open in November. Thanks to the backing of university leadership, last year CURA funded over 100 student-faculty collaborations at no cost to faculty or their departments.

If you are interested in research but do not have Federal Work Study this coming year, you should speak with an academic advisor or Director of Undergraduate Studies to find out about options for course credit or other funded or sponsored programs in the degree-granting college. You can also refer to this webpage: or email OUR at Various sponsored and structured programs are listed here:

If you have questions, feel free to email the Office of Undergraduate Research at We are here to support your interest in participating in the high-impact practice of undergraduate research, which enhances the student experience and contributes in a multitude of ways to positive educational outcomes for you and many other UIC students.