Homepage Slideshow

Jillian Aurisano and Michael Lewis, computer science graduate students in the CAVE2™. CAVE2™ is the next-generation large-scale virtual-reality environment created in the Electronic Visualization Laboratory at UIC.
Physiology Laboratory at UIC
Graduate students Carlos Madrigal (MD) and Tammy Tamayo (MD/PhD) work with Dr. Jesus Garcia-Martinez in his lab in the Physiology Department. At UIC, graduate students have unsurpassed research opportunities across a wide spectrum of disciplines.
The UIC Graduate College organizes special events and workshops in addition to offering fellowships and providing administrative and other support services to graduate students. This photo is from a Graduate College excursion to the Field Museum.
Infinity Gliders by AnnMarie Cernoch, Art and Design
The Image of Research is an annual interdisciplinary exhibit competition to showcase the breadth and diversity of graduate research at UIC. "Infinity Gliders" by AnnMarie Cernoch, Art and Design, won first place in the 2008 competition.
"Water water everywhere nor any drop to drink" by Kristin Thomas, Biopharmaceutical Sciences
The Image of Research is an annual interdisciplinary exhibit competition to showcase graduate student research at UIC. "Water water everywhere nor any drop to drink" by Kristin Thomas, Biopharmaceutical Sciences, won second place in the 2010 competition.
The Graduate College participates in the Illinois African American and Latino Higher Education Alliance Dialogue and Research Forum to showcase the scholarly work of underrepresented students from Illinois.

Education News

Posted: Sep 22, 2014

Experts who help graduate students prepare for a range of careers explain their new column.

Posted: Sep 17, 2014

A successful pitch to a liberal arts college needs to involve more than just doing the opposite of what one might do for a research university,...

Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Unemployment was up in 2010, but is down in 2013.

Posted: Sep 03, 2014

Philip N. Howard identifies the lines that are needed in every cover letter by a graduate student or new Ph.D. seeking an academic job.

Diversity Matters

Diversity Matters
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is among the most diverse public research universities in the U.S. The Graduate College, through the Office of Recruitment and Diversity, furthers UIC’s commitment to increasing social and cultural diversity that deepens the academic pursuits of our graduate students and faculty. Our programs and initiatives emphasize the recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented-minority graduate students, especially at the PhD level.

Fellowships & Awards

Posted: Oct 13, 2014
The Annual Graduate College Outstanding Thesis Awardis given to the most outstanding doctoral dissertation or master's thesis in each of the four...
Posted: Sep 25, 2014
The Graduate College provides two programs of support for research by graduate students at UIC: the Provost's Award for Graduate Research and the W.C...
Posted: Sep 03, 2014
The deadline for submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the Chancellor’s Graduate Research Fellowship is September 15th. Administered through the...
Posted: May 22, 2014
Congratulations to our inaugural winners! Rebecca Bivens (PhD student in Art History) and S. Elise Archias (Assistant Professor of Art History) for...

Announcements & Updates

Posted: Jan 29, 2014

FAQs on taxation of Graduate Assistantship Tuition Waivers may be...

Posted: Jan 29, 2014

The Graduate College has established an Emergency Grant to...