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McNair Day at UIC 2013

Part of the Chicago Metropolitan Exchange Program McNair Week

Thursday, May 23, 2013
UIC Student Center East
750 South Halsted Street
UIC East, Chicago, IL

The UIC McNair Day @ UIC is designed to provide rising McNair seniors the opportunity to learn about the many graduate program options available at UIC. Ideal participants are preparing to apply for Fall 2014 graduate enrollment. UIC is the largest research university in Chicago offering over 60 Ph.D. programs.  We offer a variety of application fee waivers for graduate study and competitive funding opportunities. Visiting scholars are encouraged to arrange individual meetings with faculty in areas of their interest.

Program Schedule:

  • 8:30 - 9:15 a.m. Registration
  • 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Dean's Welcome 9:30-10:00 a.m. UIC Presentation
  • 10:00-10:15 a.m. Break
  • 10:15-10:45 a.m. Funding 101
  • 10:45-11:15 a.m. PhD Student Pane
  • 11:15-12:30 p.m. Faculty Breakouts
  • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
  • 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Department Visits
  • 3:30 p.m. or later Campus Tours