Public & Media Resources

Information for journalists and the community

UIC Public and Government Affairs plays a vital role in facilitating relationships between the university and our neighboring communities, the media and the general public. Visit the News Center to connect with us on social media, subscribe to news releases, or learn more about the research, education, health care and public service missions of the university.

Find an expert / media inquiries

Faculty and staff at Chicago’s only public research university are available to speak with the news media on a host of topics, from cyber crime to health disparities to urban transportation. The UIC Experts Guide will direct you to resources from our 16 colleges and the state’s major public medical center. If you’re a journalist looking for information about UIC or need additional assistance finding an expert to comment on a story, contact the News Bureau.

Freedom of Information Act

As a state institution, the university is subject to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) which provides public access to government documents and records. All Freedom of Information requests to the University of Illinois administration or any of the three University campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield are processed by the Office for University Relations. For additional information or questions about FOIA, contact University Relations at (217) 333-6400.

Brand identity

Interested in using the UIC logo or the Flames athletic marks? If so, please contact Marketing and Brand Management at Staff can provide the appropriate logo or mark as well as guidelines on how to use them. If you are uncertain whether a UIC logo should be used, contact Marketing and Brand Management fpr clarification and permission. Please note: The logo may not be used in any situation that implies endorsement by the university for a product or service.

Filming on campus

UIC’s unique combination of a college campus located within minutes of downtown Chicago makes it an appealing filming location. The following shows have recently filmed on the UIC campus:

  • Chicago Fire
  • Chicago P.D.
  • Shameless

See a complete list of movies and TV shows filmed at UIC.

Productions seeking to film on the UIC campus should contact Marketing and Brand Management at



Companies interested in using the UIC logo or the Flames athletic mark in branded merchandise should contact Marketing and Brand Management at