Some of the facilities on campus include…
The University Library, IDEA Commons, is a student-centered space designed for collaborative study, technology use and research.
UIC is moving towards a greener environment through tree plantings, recycling, certified buildings, active transportation and public transit. The campus is conveniently located near three rail stations. Bike-sharing stations are placed throughout the campus, as part of its pledge to sustainability.
Recreations & Sports
A Student Recreation Facility, Sports & Fitness Centre, an outdoor field complex, a huge artificial turf, 2 multipurpose fields, a 43-foot rock-climbing wall, indoor cricket and arena football are some of the facilities on offer at UIC. This encourages students to take up sporting activities while simultaneously having a fun time with friends.
Arts & Entertainment
UIC offers plenty of opportunities for students interested in theatre. The UIC Pavilion hosts concerts, cultural events, festivals and athletic events. They can enjoy weekly free music concerts that include contemporary, jazz and classical music.
Housing options are available all over the campus. Many undergraduates live on the east side of campus, in the Commons North, Commons South, Commons West and Courtyard residence halls. Students who live here are minutes from lecture halls, the Student Center East and the Student Recreation Center.
Students in the residence halls in the south side of campus, James Stukel Towers, Marie Robinson Hall and Thomas Beckham Hall, wake up to views of the Chicago skyline. Students are close to the new Curtis Granderson Stadium, home to the UIC Flames baseball team, and restaurants and shops on Halsted and Maxwell streets.
Polk Street Residence Hall and the Single Student Residence hall on the west side of campus are near UIC’s health science colleges, Student Center West and the lively Taylor Street.