ALTOGETHER EXTRAORDINARY

When you radically rethink potential, the impossible is made possible every day - in a thriving, micro-urban community; in the heart of a big city; and in the state capital.

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LEADING THE FIGHT ON ALL FRONTS

When innovation, access and ambition come together, no challenge is too daunting to take on.

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LIFE-SAVING RESEARCH

From pioneering faster testing, to leading vaccine trials, to improving online support systems, innovation is at the forefront of everything we do.

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Affordable Education

We are continuously improving opportunities for our diverse population to access an affordable, world-class education at our three universities.

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NEW PATHS FORWARD

We're setting the standard of response to keep our communities and economy one step ahead of these trying times.

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EXTRAORDINARY Stories

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UIC works with Chicago to deliver vaccinations to city's most vulnerable

UIC and Protect Chicago Plus are partnering to provide COVID-19 vaccines to residents in underserved neighborhoods in Chicago through special UI Health clinics.

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$1M medicine gift honors legacy, drives discovery

Mathematics professor Morton Harris has made a $1.45 million gift to the UIC Department of Medical Education in memory of his wife, funding an endowed professorship and a research fund.

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Leadership Lived at UIS:
Aaleiyah Spaulding, '21

Psychology major Aaleiyah Spaulding says she chose to attend University of Illinois Springfield for the price, the diverse community, and the passionate faculty.

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FUTURE IN FOCUS

While our solutions to the challenges of today may grab the most headlines, our focus on education, healthcare, and providing opportunity and economic impact for all of Illinois remains at the center of all we do.

Academic Excellence

Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders

Offering hundreds of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, our world-class faculty take pride in educating and mentoring the leaders of tomorrow.

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Research and Discovery

Breakthroughs are what we do

Fueled by countless supporters and driven by the most talented individuals, we pioneer groundbreaking research to uncover sustainable global solutions.

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Economic Development

Investing in Our State

With many industries in jeopardy worldwide, we're bringing new solutions to the table to keep our communities and leaders on successful paths while continuing to drive job creation and workforce development throughout Illinois.

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Illinois Connection Advocacy Network

Support the University of Illinois System and its mission to gain greater federal and state support for our three universities - become an Illinois Connection Advocate today.

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Three Universities. One System.

Combined, our three universities and healthcare enterprise bring resources, capabilities, and drive that are greater than the sum of their parts - it is altogether extraordinary.

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University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign

A Top 20 U.S. public research, land-grant university.

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University of Illinois
Chicago

Chicago's most diverse and only public research university.