Contact Urban and Public Affairs


Carlos LopezUPA Program Coordinator 413 - 2565


Urban and Public Affairs Program
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

412 South Peoria Street
316 CUPPA Hall (M/C 350)
Chicago, IL 60607

Phone: (312) 413-2565
Fax: (312) 413-8095


Map of CUPPA Location









The Urban and Public Affairs Program is located on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus at 412 S. Peoria St. in CUPPA Hall. Peoria is two blocks west of Halsted, and our office building is on the southwest corner of Peoria and Van Buren Streets. Van Buren is just north of The Eisenhower Expressway (I-290). When you enter the building, take the elevator to the 3rd floor, Rooms 315 and 316.

Visitors may choose to park in UIC Parking Lot 9 located at 501 South Morgan Street (at the corner of Morgan and Harrison).


Prospective and Current Student Inquiries

Request Urban and Public Affairs Program Information

For Urban and Public Affairs undergraduate program information you may contact us directly at (312) 413-2565 or

Admissions Questions

For applicants requesting information on the status of their application, please contact Carlos Lopez, at (312) 413-2565 or

Advising and Transfer Credits

For applicants and students inquiring about financial aid opportunities, transfer course equivalencies, and advising, please contact Carlos Lopez at (312) 413-2565 or

Community Partner Inquiries

Seeking Interns, Senior Capstone Projects, or Future Employees

To collaborate with UPA students and program, post internship and employment announcements, or submit a Capstone project proposal, please visit the Service Learning Opportunities and/or contact Carlos Lopez at (312) 413-2565 or




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