Prospective Students

UIC is located near the center of Chicago, a vibrant world-class city with a tremendous diversity of neighborhoods, renowned cultural attractions, extensive parks and recreational venues, and a beautiful setting on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Visiting UIC
Thinking about attending UIC? The only way to really know if UIC is right for you is by visiting our campus, walking through the dorms and facilities, and meeting students and faculty. Choose a weekday or a Saturday visit, on your own or as part of a group. Or come during our scheduled preview days for freshmen, transfer students, and students in health sciences. We’ll do everything we can to accommodate you.
More Info: Visit Campus Site

UIC Graduate College
All students admitted to a master’s program or in a doctor of philosophy, doctor of arts, doctor of education or doctor of occupational therapy program at UIC are enrolled in the Graduate College.
More Info: UIC Graduate College

University housing is located within a few blocks of the department. A variety of single and double rooms as well as apartments are available. Some of our students live off-campus and find housing in the community. Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, and affordable apartments are available in many of the interesting areas in the vicinity of the College of Medicine.
More Info: Campus Housing

The public transportation system in Chicago is excellent, with buses, subways, and elevated trains operating 24 hours a day. The location of the UIC Medical Center makes it an easy commute from virtually anywhere in the city and suburbs. Because of the accessibility of rapid transit, most students do not find a car necessary.
More Info: Chicago Transit Authority

Exploring Chicago
Chicago is a multicultural city on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. It’s celebrated for the diversity of its neighborhoods, rich architectural history, amazing museums, thriving theater, restaurants and shopping. There is always something to see and do in this exciting city!
More Info: City of Chicago
More Info: Explore Chicago