Welcome to the UIC Graduate College recruitment Web page.  Here you will find information on upcoming recruitment activities including participation in graduate fairs, national conferences and events scheduled within UIC. Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in any of our scheduled recruitment events and/or provide us with informational materials for distribution. Additionally, you will also find links with the contact information of prospective UIC graduate students from previous recruitment activities.  Please include them when you reach out to students for your graduate programs.

UIC Faculty and staff can also access information on prospective applicants that registered to receive information about UIC graduate programs through the National Name Exchange. To view a complete list of all NNE participants filtered by discipline please click on the Fall 2017 NNE Filtered by Discipline.  You may find particpants indicating Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 graduation by selecting the “Grad Year”  filter/tab.

The National McNair Scholars Directory for 2017 may be found here [forthcoming].

Please contact: Lunaire Ford, Assistant Dean, Recruitment & Diversity and  or Francisco Piña, Director of Recruitment for more information. Click on the listed individual events to access the corresponding Excel spreadsheets containing student and or event information.

Upcoming Events, Dates and Locations:

Spring 2017

Hunter College McNair Scholars Program, May 11-12, New York, NY
4th Annual Graduate School Bootcamp at the UTSA, May 16-17, San Antonio, TX
University of Texas Arlington McNair Scholars Programs, May 19, Arlington, TX

Summer 2017

SAEOPP National McNair Conference, June 22-25, Atlanta, GA
Annual Ronald E. McNair Scholars Symposium at UC Berkeley. July 27-30, Berkeley, CA
University of Buffalo McNair Conference, July 27-29, Niagara, NY


Fall 2017

Vanderbilt Feeder Program, Nashville, TN

Florida A & M University Feeder Program, Tallahasse, FL

SACNAS Conference, Salt Lake City, UT

ABRCMS Conference,  Phoenix AZ