Resources for Students


Student Academic and Support Resources For Specific Groups

African American Academic Network (AAAN)
Sponsors social and cultural activities to encourage student involvement, and advocates for the interests of its participants.
Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program (LARES)
Provides mentorship, academic support and scholarships to Latino students.
Native American Support Program
Fosters a climate for positive learning for Native Americans, serving as a student advocate and as a liaison to the Chicago Native American community.
TRIO Academic Support Program
TRIO extends academic support services to students from low-income families, students with disabilities, and/or students who are the first generation in their families to attend college.

Student Academic and Support Resources Open to All

Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)
Offers short courses and workshops to strengthen academic performance, prepare for graduate school, etc.
CHANCE Learning Center
Assists incoming freshman, transfer and currently enrolled students by providing tutoring and help with academic preparation, study habits and skills, motivation, coping strategies and more.
Sandi Port Errant Language and Culture Learning Center
Language Oasis, 308 Grant Hall, M-F 8 a.m. -5 p.m.
Writing Center
Complements classroom instruction by providing tutorials, resources, workshops, and publication opportunities for writers, educators, and writing groups from all disciplines and experience levels. Provides drop-in peer tutoring services.

Tutoring Services

Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)
(312) 413-0031, 2900 Student Services Building. Tutoring by appointment, short courses and workshops.
Honors College
220 Burnham Hall, M-F 9-4, no appointment needed.
Mathematical Sciences Learning Center
430 SEO, M-F 8 a.m. -  6 p.m. Peer and TA tutoring. See schedule.
Science Learning Center
201 SES, M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., peer and TA tutoring by appointment, see schedule.
Writing Center Call (312) 413-2206 or drop by 105 Grant Hall to make an appointment. Hours: M-Th 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., F 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Other Resources

Counseling Center
Disability Resource Center
Office of Student Financial Aid
Safe Zone 
A UIC-sanctioned training designed to heighten awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues and concerns