Experience UIC

Campus life at UIC provides the exciting opportunity to explore the school’s energetic culture through activities, sports, student-run organizations and more.

Campus, Activities and Sports

Project Oasis Program

Project Oasis Program

The Project Oasis Program provides places to interact, study and collaborate between classes. More than two dozen comfortable and supportive learning spaces have been created with attention to lighting, acoustics and ergonomics. Each oasis has contemporary furniture, and some even have artwork created by UIC art students and alumni. Oases come in all shapes and sizes and can be found in many campus buildings.

500+ Student Organizations

500+ Student Organizations

With many opportunities for sports, culture, arts and student activism, seek to participate in your community beyond the classroom and directly on campus.

Sports at UIC

Sports at UIC

The UIC Flames compete in 20 NCAA Division 1 sports in the Horizon League, which includes 10 public and private institutions, 20 scholarship-eligible programs and scores of additional club and intramural teams thrive on campus. Get involved in outdoor soccer, flag football, sand volleyball, kickball and more.

Culture and entertainment

Spark in the Park

Spark in the Park

UIC hosts this free back-to-school concert just for students each fall. Past headliners include J. Cole, Kid Cudi, Lupe Fiasco, Childish Gambino, Santigold and Kendrick Lamar.

Gallery 400

Gallery 400

Visit UIC’s Gallery 400 to experience contemporary art, architecture and design through engaging exhibitions and programs.

UIC Radio

UIC Radio

On UIC Radio, you can get involved and host a show, or just sit back and listen to the music that you love.