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CUPPA Graduate

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 new 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.

Mar 27 2023

Chicago’s 2023 Mayoral Race: Reclaiming Harold Washington’s Multiracial Coalition

Monday, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm
Mar 29 2023

Urban Public Policy Fellowship Information Session

Wednesday, 1:30 pm–3:30 pm
Mar 29 2023

CUPPA Graduate Degree Overview Virtual Session

Wednesday, 6:00 pm–6:45 pm
Mar 31 2023

Friday Forum: Financialization of Higher Education Institutions in the UK

Friday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Lower-Level Conference Room, CUPPA Hall or via Zoom
Apr 3 2023

Urban Public Policy Fellowship Information Session

Monday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services, Student Services Building