UIC Welcomes all new and returning students to campus! Come celebrate the beginning of a new school year with us! Check below for a list of events.

Weeks of Welcome Schedule

January 2019
  • 1.17.19 | 4 – 6:00 PM | Rec LIVE

    Location: SRF
    Experience all UIC Campus Recreation has to offer at Rec LIVE! Learn about programs and services at this annual Open House event. Stop by to try a fitness class, get a chair massage, try out the climbing wall, play archery tag, meet the Sport Clubs, and more.

    1.21.19 | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

    Location: UIC Forum
    Each year, approximately 150 students, faculty, staff, and friends of the UIC community participate in honoring Dr. King's legacy by serving local communities at Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service. Volunteer on Jan. 21 at a variety of different sites/projects in the Chicagoland area.

    1.22.19 | 4:30 PM | 2019 UIC Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration with Kendrick Sampson

    Location: Illinois Room SCE
    UIC is proud to announce the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration with a moderated conversation with Actor and Social Justice Activist Kendrick Sampson on Social Activism in our current age.

    1.23–24.19 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Winter Involvement Fair

    Location: Illinois Room SCE
    Come to the Winter Involvement Fair to meet pre-professional organizations, special interest groups, sports clubs, academic groups, honorary societies, fraternity and sorority life organizations, cultural organizations, performance groups, service organizations, and so much more!

    1.24.19 | 9:00 PM | Karaoke Night

    Location: Bracket Room, 1315 S Halsted St
    Join SAB for a fun night of Karaoke!

    1.28.19 | Try it Free Group Fitness & Instructional Program

    Location: SRF & SFC,737 S Halsted & 828 S. Wolcott
    Participate in the Group Fitness & Instructional Programs for free!

    1.29.19 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM | Ignite the Conversation + Ballot Party (Chicago Municipal Elections 2019)

    Location: UIC Richard J. Daley Library (1-470)
    It's also almost election time, so prepare to party and party to prepare with BallotReady! Ballot Parties give you the chance to fill out and share your ballot with friends or colleagues.

    1.30.19 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Spring Leadership and Service Expo

    Location: East Terrace SCE
    Learn how to get involved at the Leadership and Service Expo! Students, faculty, and staff are invited to meet with a variety of Chicago organizations and agencies that are looking to recruit volunteers and discuss their missions.

February 2019
  • 2.1.19 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | NASP Open House

    Location: NASP, Suite 2700 SSB
    Attend this Native American Support Program Open House to learn more about the services and resources offered.

    2.4.19 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Make Mondays Matter

    Location: Commuter Student Resource Center SCE
    Volunteer without having to leave campus! Sign-up for Make Mondays Matter to support Suncrest Hospice and make activity kits for patients.

    2.8.19 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Arts & Culture Fair

    Location: Illinois Room B SCE
    This career fair will showcase employers offering part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities for students and alumni in the creative fields such as art, design, museum work, theater, music, and other performing arts areas.

    2.9.19 | 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Get Involved with Volunteer Experiences (G.I.V.E.)

    Location: Pacific Garden Mission, 1458 S Canal St, Chicago, IL 60607
    Monthly GIVE events offer students the opportunity to come together and serve local communities on a regular basis. For February, we will be serving with Pacific Garden Mission.

    2.14.19 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM | U and I Care: Take a Heart, Give a Heart

    Location: TBD
    Join us in SCE to learn how you can #payitforward on this day of sharing kindness. Enjoy a heart shaped treat while you're at it!

    2.15.19 | 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Valentine's Day Bash

    Location: SCE

    2.21.19 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Commuter Appreciation Day

    Join us for a series of activities to celebrate commuters on campus, including sweet treats from Argo Tea, a hot cocoa bar, cookie decorating, plus more!

    2.22.19 | TBD | Art Fest

    Location: TBD