Lunchbox Series: Dream Action – Our Youth, Our Future

What happened to the Dream Act? Is there anything else to be done? What can be done to help? Come join HANA Center as they discuss these questions and some of the work they have been doing with the Dream Act from 2017-2018! Learn about how you can help and about allies in the fight for undocumented rights!


Time: 12PM –…

2018-2019 AAMP Mentor Applications now available!

The Asian American Mentor Program (AAMP) is designed to ease the transition of new students to UIC during their first semester. In the fall, students are assigned into groups with two Peer Mentors and 3-5 new students for personal…

Lunchbox Series: Star Wars! Rose Tico Discussion

Come join us as we discuss Rose Tico’s role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi over some Bahn Mi Sandwiches provided by Lotus Cafe!

When: 1/24/18

Time: 12pm-1pm

Where: AACC Gallery

Facilitated by:

Asian American Resource and Cultural Center Staff

Jeffrey Alton – Associate Director

Alyson Kung – Program Manager


AARCC Winter Break Hours

Due to staff availability, AARCC will have the following winter break hours after finals week:

Dec 18-19: 9am to 4pm

Dec 20-Jan 3: CLOSED

Jan 4-12: 9am to 4pm

Jan 16 resumes 9am to 5pm

AARCC Extended Hours

Best of luck with finals! AARCC has extended hours Dec 11-14 from 9am to 7pm. Come study, relax, or reenergize!

The Impact of Family Expectations

The Impact of Family Expectations. Come join Apna Ghar and other UIC faculty as we discuss the topic of parental expectations and how it affects your day to day lives. Talk about how these expectations also affect mental health amongst college students. Please join us in our discussion about these topics over some free lunch! Location, time, & date: Wednesday, November…

Farewell Celebration for Elvin Chan

Friday, November 10, 2017

3 to 5 PM


101 Taft Hall

826 S. Halsted St.

Join the AARCC staff and campus community as we bid farewell to Elvin Chan as he begins a new professional adventure. He has had an immense impact over the Asian American community at UIC and Chicago over the past 12 years. We will share stories and send positive wishes…

Targeted Other: Shared Experience of Japanese and Arab American

Join us this THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19th at 7PM in Student Center East, Room 302 (750 S. Halsted).  Free!

This event will discuss the experience of Japanese Americans during WWII and the current experience of Arab Americans today.  For more information or to RSVP: