The Urban and Public Affairs program encourages all prospective students to learn more about our degree program by visiting the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA). Email the UPA Program Coordinator, Carlos Lopez to learn more!

UPA staff can assist in arranging visits to classes in session, meetings with current students, and attendance at UPA and CUPPA events during your visit. To schedule a visit to CUPPA, classroom visit, or for more information on the next Open House, please call (312) 413-2565. Personal appointments for information about our degree program can be arranged by email to Carlos Lopez, UPA Program Coordinator, or by phone at (312) 413-2565.

Meet with UPA Program staff. This is a wonderful chance to meet with college representatives and make great contacts within the program.

Attend one of our many UPA classes to get a real feel for the UPA at UIC. This is a unique opportunity to meet current students as well as UPA faculty.

Get all of your questions answered about the UPA degree, admission requirements, and CUPPA. Even if you would simply like to see our facilities and meet program faculty, current students, and college administrators - our next open house is for you! For more information on our next open house, please call (312) 413-2565 for a personal invitation or check back on our website for the date of the next open house.

CUPPA Location

412 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

The Urban and Public Affairs program is located on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus at 412 S. Peoria 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 2nd floor and go to reception.

Travel directions to the UIC campus are available on the UIC Webpage.

IInformation about travel to and parking near CUPPA.




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