Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

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.

Watch The College Tour Now
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 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.

Apr 17 2024

Affordable Housing Tour

Wednesday, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lucy Gonzales Parsons Apartments
Apr 17 2024

Lessons from the Ed Write Collab on the Importance of Critical Love in Civically-Engaged Communities

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Daley Library R. 1-470
Apr 18 2024

UIC Alumni Association Alumni Awards Celebration

Thursday, 6:15 pm–9:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop, an IHG Hotel
May 3 2024

CUPPA Commencement

Friday, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
UIC Dorin Forum
May 7 2024

Public Policy, Management, & Analytics Graduate Degree Information Session

Tuesday, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Zoom