Welcome to the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center




AARCC News and Upcoming Events

Summer Hours

Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm


There is the occasional time when the staff maybe out of the center due to on- or off-campus programming.  Feel free to call ahead at 312-413-9569.


NEED A JOB? AARCC is hiring a Student Graphic Aide and a Graduate Assistant for 2016-17.

Resource Book 2015-2016

AARCC is looking to hire an undergraduate student for a Student Graphic Aide and a graduate student for a Graduate Assistant for Special Projects.

The Student Graphic Aide will assist in creating publicity for AARCC events including Asian American Awareness Month; editing and designing the Asian American Student Resource Book; and designing the AARCC brochure.  For full details and to apply, please go on UICCareers.com and search for position #71140.


The Graduate Assistant for Special Projects will assist in leading and coordinating AARCC’s signature programmatic events such as the Asian American Awareness Month (AAAMonth) and its planning committee; planning, hosting, and assessing AARCC Lunchbox programs; creating, coordinating, and advising of the AARCC Student Ambassador; and performing a number of administrative tasks and clerical duties.  For full details and to apply, please go on UICCareers.com and search for position #71134.


For full consideration, apply by 5pm on Friday, May 27, 2016. For more information, contact AARCC at 312-413-9569.



The 2015-2016 Asian American Resource Book is now available!

Resource Book 2015-2016


This book contains information about campus resources, Asian and Asian American Studies classes, student organizations, scholarships, as well as Chicagoland associations that do work related to Asian Americans. Stop by the AARCC office and pick up your FREE copy, or you can view the pdf.





AARCC 2014-15 Annual Report

2014-15 Annual Report

Here's an overview of our accomplishments this past academic year  in our 2014-15 Annual Report.




Learn how you can benefit from AANAPISI at UIC


The University of Illinois at Chicago is a federally-designated Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The campus will receive close to $4 million dollars over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Education to support recruitment, retention and graduation of Asian American and Pacific Islander students and all UIC students.

See The UIC AANAPISI Initiative page for more information on the programs, scholarships, activities, and news related to UIC's AANAPISI Initiative.