Academic | Career | Finance | Health | Student/Social | Technical

RESOURCES

There are a number of resources to help students achieve their goals and make their college experience a success.

Academic

Honors College Academic Advising
A distinctive feature of the Honors College is the availability of personalized advising. Stop by our front desk to sign-up for an appointment.

Academic Center for Excellence
The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) is a multifaceted academic support program designed to help UIC students accomplish their academic goals. ACE is open to all UIC students, from freshman through graduate level.

Honors College Tutoring
The Honors College Tutoring Program gives you access to qualified Honors College students to help you in almost every subject.

Math Learning Center
The Mathematical Sciences Learning Center offers a comfortable setting and both TA and peer tutoring.

Science Learning Center
At the Science Learning Center (SLC) students can obtain tutoring in any of the 100-level science courses from graduate teaching assistants who keep regular office hours each week.

The Writing Center
The Writing Center provides on-campus support for all students who are interested in becoming better writers.

UIC Study Abroad Office
The Study Abroad Program offers you the opportunity to study abroad while remaining enrolled at UIC and receiving direct UIC credit on your transcript. The UIC Study Abroad Office offers a great variety of programs around the world in virtually any field of study. Opportunities are available for the academic year, semester or summer terms.

Career

Career Services
The staff at OCS has scheduled a number of workshops, fairs, and other recruitment events to prepare you for and assist you with your job search.

Finance

UIC Financial Aid
UIC's Office of Student Financial Aid (OFSA) is committed to providing the assistance and information you need as you explore your financial options.

Honors College Scholarships & Tuition Waiver
Each semester, Honors College students who have at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to compete for a limited number of tuition waivers offered by the Honors College.

Scholarship Association of UIC
Awards are offered each spring, and are open to current UIC students who meet the specified requirements for each award.

University-Wide Student Programs Administered Scholarships
University-Wide Student Programs currently administers and maintains information on the following University of Illinois Scholarships:

ROTC Scholarships
The ROTC has scholarship programs for students intending to or currently enrolled in college.

Fastweb
Recommended by over 15,500 high schools and 3,500 colleges, FastWeb is the nation's largest, most accurate, and most frequently updated scholarship database online.

Office of Special Scholarship Programs
The Office of Special Scholarship Programs (OSSP) assists UIC students in searching and applying for nationally competitive scholarships, fellowships and external scholarship awards.

VISA Practical Money Skills
Money management skills for school, home and work.

Health

Wellness Center
The Wellness Center at UIC encourages students, staff, and faculty to make informed decisions about lifestyle choices by seeking up to date information and by following their own best instincts and values.

Student Health Servies
Students enrolled at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have access to a wide range of services including early treatment of illness and injury, prevention, nutrition education, health promotion/outreach services.

The Counseling Center
When personal problems, career questions, or relationship issues interfere, Counseling Services staff are prepared to help students attain their personal and academic  goals. The Counseling Center is staffed by licensed and board certified psychologists and a psychiatrist, clinical therapists, advanced doctoral psychology trainees, psychiatric residents, and undergraduate paraprofessional volunteers, all of  whom are trained to help students with a wide range of personal problems, emotional and psychological difficulties, career questions, and relationship issues.  

Ulifeline
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention.

Student Health Insurance - CampusCare
CampusCare is a comprehensive package of supplemental health benefits designed to provide protection against unexpected accidents and illnesses.

Student/Social

Honors Societies
A list of Honors Societies for freshmen, transfer or continuing students.

Engineering Societies
A list of engineering societies in UIC and other universities.

Campus Advocacy Network (CAN)
The Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) is an innovative program that provides a team approach to advocacy in order to assist UIC students, staff and faculty who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and hate crimes.

Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences
GIVE serves primarily as an information resource. In the GIVE offices, students can learn of many individual long-term volunteering opportunities all around Chicago. Along with the help of a GIVE representative, students will be able to identify an opportunity that will match their needs and interests. GIVE offers many unique and meaningful experiences for students to develop and improve leadership skills and gain valuable work experience. In addition, through the Steering Committee, the GIVE office informs interested student organizations of one-time group volunteer events and opportunities through e-mail.

Technical

ACCC - ACADEMIC COMPUTING and COMMUNICATIONS CENTER
The ACCC manages many computer labs and is responsible for networking, software Webmail account management

Honors / ACCC Computer Lab
Located in the basement of Burnham Hall in room B11, the new and improved Honors College computer lab has 25 all new workstations with LCD monitors and optical mice.

Micro/Station
Micro/Station UIC Computer Store offers discounts on computer hardware and software, Mac and PC.