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Office of Student Affairs

Support Services

Office of Student Affairs - Room 154

This office provides support, counseling and referrals of all kinds. This is the office to go to when a student doesn’t know where to go. The OSA staff will do everything possible to assist. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00pm. This office is open during vacations, but closed on university observed holidays.

Office of Academic Affairs - Room 184

Primarily a support for faculty, this office is responsible for curricular planning, faculty development and other faculty related issues.

Urban Health Program - Room 176

The mission of the College of Pharmacy Urban Health Program (UHP) is to lend support  to underrepresented groups (student, faculty, and staff) within the college, and to provide advice to the college's leadership regarding the recruitment, retention and development of these groups. The College of Pharmacy Urban Health Program includes a Director of the Program, the UHP Faculty Steering Committee, which consists of concerned faculty members of various ethnic and racial backgrounds and academic disciplines, administrators, and students who are sensitive to, and interested in the needs and the issues of the individuals in these groups. UHP also coordinates the Supplemental Instruction and Tutoring programs.

Computer Services - Rooms 172, 174 and 180

The Pharmacy Computer Center provides over 50 PCs which have a wide variety of software, high speed Internet connections, access scanners, black and white and color laser printers and other equipment. The room is open between 6:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. weekdays and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekends. If you need help, see the computer staff in Room 180.  View P1 Orientation PowerPoint presentation.

Alternative Computer site:  Benjamin Goldberg Research Center 1940 W. Taylor (corner of Damen and Taylor).  24-hour access is available, but students need to go to BGRC to complete building access forms in order to use computers after hours.


Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)

2900 Student Services Building, 1200 W. Harrison, (312) 413-0032

ACE is the University-based study assistance center that offers students courses, workshops and individual instruction in the following areas:

  • Study strategies
  • Critical Thinking
  • Effective study skills for Health Sciences students
  • Critical Reading and Memory
  • Test-taking strategies and Test-Anxiety reduction
  • Overcoming Self-defeating Behavior
  • Time Management
  • College level reading and writing

Counseling Center

2010 Student Services Building, 1200 W. Harrison, (312) 996-3490.

The Counseling Center offers assistance to students with personal and academic problems of all kinds. Its psychologists can help students with problems such as anxiety, depression, social and marital problems, etc.  Service at the Counseling Center is free. Confidentiality is maintained at all times. Appointments are recommended, but the students can usually be seen promptly in emergencies in the Student Services Building.

Disability Services

1190 Student Services Building, 1200 W. Harrison, (312) 413-2183

Disability Services is a campus resource that provides academic assistance, advocacy, counseling, and information and referral to students with documented disabilities.  Reasonable accommodations are made for students with disabilities on an individualized and flexible basis.

Any UIC College of Pharmacy student who has a documented disability, as defined by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, will be referred to the campus Office of Disability (ODS).  The College will make accommodations on a case by case basis with advice from the ODS.

Students with disabilities who require accommodations for full access and participation must be registered with the Office of Disability Services.

Library of Health Sciences

1715 W. Polk, (312) 996-8974.

The Library of the Health Sciences is the fourth largest of its kind in the country. Hours between terms are 8:30am - 7pm; variable, longer hours, are available during the semester.

Family Medicine Center - CampusCare Primary Care Site

For students with university health insurance

     Family Medicine Center

Outpatient Care Center
1801 W. Taylor Street - 4 North
Chicago, Illinois 60612

          Phone (312) 996-2901,  Fax (312) 996-5181

Monday and Friday:        8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday:    8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday:                    9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:                         9:00 am - 12:00 noon
                                       (Urgent Care Only)                    

Call for appointments, urgent care and emergencies.


CampusCare is a comprehensive student health benefit program offered by the University of Illinois to eligible enrolled students at the Chicago, Peoria, and Rockford campuses. All registered students who have NOT previously waived out of the Student Health Benefits Program are automatically enrolled.