SHARE WITH STUDENTS: CUPPA Info Sessions on March 13th and 14th!

CUPPA Info Sessions

Are you interested in making direct, positive changes in your community?

Are you a UIC student who is either undecided or unsure about your major?

Are you looking for something different for Fall 2017?

We have majors and programs that will interest you!

Drop in for a CUPPA Coffee!

You are invited to attend an info session on our undergraduate programs in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA). Learn more about our two majors, Public Policy and Urban Studies.  If one of our majors isn’t right for you, explore our many minors and certifications available.

Minors offered include Public Policy, Urban Studies, Sustainable Cities, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Or register for a CUPPA course for Fall 2017 to see what we’re all about (see below for a sample list of our Fall 2017 courses.)


Stop by to grab a cup of coffee and learn more about our undergraduate programs in CUPPA.

These sessions will be held in the Daley Library, Room I-470, at the following dates and times:

Monday, March 13, 10am

Tuesday, March 14, 3pm

Please RSVP to with the date you will  be attending.


CUPPA Alumni have found jobs in government, with non-profit organizations, or working for the private sector. Discover a career working as an advocate, analyst, organizer, planner, or decision-maker. CUPPA’s undergraduate programs will help you develop critical skills to make a more just, resilient, and livable world. Inherit Yesterday. Imagine Tomorrow. For more information on the info session or CUPPA, please send an email to


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CUPPA Course offerings Fall 2017

PA 100   Individual Action and Democratic Citizenship
PA 210   Introduction to Policy Process
PA 211   Policy Analysis
PA 230   Nonprofit organizations in US Society
PA 231   The American Safety Net
PA 240   Environmental Policy
PA 300   Introduction to Urban Policy Processes
PA 303   Bureaucracy and the Policy Process
US 101   Introduction to Urban Studies
US 130   Principles of Sustainable Cities
US 202   Planning Great Cities
US 208   Mapping the Urban
US 301   Political Economy
US 304   Visualizing the City
US 361   Intro to GIS I