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AARCC News and Upcoming Events



The Asian American Mentor Program is looking for Peer Mentors!


The Asian American Mentor Program (AAMP) is looking for Mentors!  Mentors help first year and transfer students acclimate to college life at UIC by being a resource.  For more information about AAMP, please click here.


Information sessions will be held on:

Monday, February 8th from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tuesday, February 9th from 1:30 – 2:30 PM
Friday, February 12th from 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Information sessions will be held in 101 Taft Hall

If you are interested, please fill out this form.  If you have questions, please contact Jeff at jalton@uic.edu or Imee at iignac2@uic.edu.




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.