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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.

Feb 28 2024

What Does it Mean to be Civically Engaged in 2024?

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Daley Library, Room 1-470
Mar 1 2024

CUPPA Career Days 2024

Friday, 2:30 pm–6:00 pm
CUPPA Hall Lower Level
Mar 4 2024

Let's TACO 'bout Burnout!

Monday, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Lower Level, CUPPAH
Mar 5 2024

UPPSA and YPT Meet-and-Greet with the new Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner

Tuesday, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm
CUPPAH Lower Level
Mar 5 2024

Public Policy, Management, & Analytics Graduate Degree Information Session

Tuesday, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
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