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Take the College Tour Heading link

Explore the beauty of our UIC campus in the heart of downtown Chicago and meet 11 inspiring students who are taking full advantage of all that UIC has to offer as Chicago’s ground-breaking public research university. Meet CUPPA Public Policy Minor Maxxwell Guffey and see where you belong at UIC.

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UIC Urban Planning & Public Affairs

We are the University of Illinois System's home for the study of public policy and contemporary urban challenges.

Explore majors and minors designed to help you make the places we live better.

CUPPA's two undergraduate majors, public policy and urban studies, will give you tangible skills when you graduate.

Meet our dean, Dr. Stacey Swearingen White Heading link

CUPPA Faculty and Staff welcomed the seventh dean of the college, Stacey Swearingen White, on July 1, 2022. Watch MUPP Alum Annie Howard interview Dean Swearingen White.

Jul 15 2023

UIC-Halsted CTA Station Open, Blue Line Reconstruction Through October 2023

7/15/23, 12:00 am–10/31/23, 12:00 am
Sep 28 2023

Bodies holding up communities: Uncaring infrastructures in Santiago, Chile and beyond

Thursday, 10:00 am–11:30 am
Sep 30 2023


Saturday, 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
Harrison Field
Oct 2 2023

CUPPA Involvement Fair

Monday, 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Lower Level CUPPA
Oct 18 2023

Comparing cities, a posteriori

Wednesday, 10:00 am–11:30 am