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Quick Tips for New Alumni

Congratulations on the completion of your graduate degree! Now what? Intended for someone in transition, these resources are in fact applicable to all of our freshly minted alumni. The list is informative and not exhaustive.


Health Care

  • Get Covered Illinois (IL state portal for federally implemented health care insurance marketplace)

Versatile PhD

  • Online resource for graduate students, postdocs, staff, and alumni (for up to one year following degree completion) who may be interested in non-academic careers. UIC's Graduate College pays the annual subscription for premium content; click here for details.

Alumni Association

  • Recent grads can joins for just $25; annual membership benefits include library privileges, discounts on insurance, career services...

Giving Back

  • The Graduate College provides hundreds of awards and fellowships each year as well as dozens of workshops. If you would like to give back your time, expertise, or a monetary contribution, consider the GC.

Give now!