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.
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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.
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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.
Productions seeking to film on the UIC campus should contact Marketing and Brand Management at email@example.com.
Companies interested in using the UIC logo or the Flames athletic mark in branded merchandise should contact Marketing and Brand Management at firstname.lastname@example.org.