Giving in Action

Learn how giving transforms UIC

Your fellow alumni and friends have made a life-changing difference at UIC.  Their support creates the best possible opportunities for our talented and tenacious students and our mission-focused faculty. At the same time, their resources support the tireless work they do to empower communities and discover new knowledge.


UIC’s distinctive students define our university. They are a diverse group, learning in an environment reflective of the real world—and from faculty who inspire them through creative teaching methods and tools. Learn how student support has made a difference.


Discoveries at UIC have been translated to real-world applications that contribute to improved health and well being around the world and boundary-pushing technology that will adapt the way we live and work.  When our donors’ passions align with UIC’s research mission, extraordinary things happen.


The foundation of our university is created by our faculty, who not only educate our students and shape their careers, but also make world-changing discoveries through their research. Read how giving empowers faculty.


Our commitment to communities—from the local to global level—is a reflection of our values as an outward-facing university with a deep social conscience. Learn how creating community connections makes our world better.