All Students

Obtaining an i-Card
  • The i-Card is the official identification card of the University for students, staff and faculty. It is important to obtain the i-Card and carry it with you at all times. The i-Card is needed to enter certain labs and buildings, for access to certain student-related events and services, and to check material out of the library.  Once you have registered, you should obtain your i-Card as soon as possible. You will  need to bring a print-out of your registration and either a driver’s license, state ID card, or passport to the i-Card Office. Complete information, including locations, is available from the i-Card Office.
Activating Net-ID
  • A UIC network ID, or netid, is a public identifier used to identify yourself for your ACCC accounts and services. A netid is also needed to access UIC and University of Illinois online and Web services, including UIC Human Resources online systems, students' portal accounts, and to establish an Enterprise ID for accessing UI Enterprise Applications. Your UIC netid is part of your UIC email address (netid@UIC.EDU) and is used to login to, UIC-Wireless, ACCC email accounts, and the ACCC Unix servers, among other things.  Your netid is not a password. It is not an account, itself, but you need one to open an account.

U-Pass (public transportation)

Medical Immunization Requirement
  • Illinois state law requires proof of certain immunizations for students in most situations.  The policy and contact information are available at the Office of Medical Immunization Records. It is important that you read this information carefully as registration for future terms is not allowed if you are not in compliance at that time.
Registering for courses online
  • Sometime after you receive your official admission letter from the Office of Admissions and Records you will receive, usually via email, instructions on when and how to register.  Registration, including changes to any existing registration, begins a number of months before the term and continues through the first official ten days of the term (first official five days for summer session). Up until this date you can add or drop courses freely and without penalty.  During the registration period, all registration activity is carried out by the student using Student Self-Service, which may be accessed from UIC Web For Student.  If you receive an error message that you do not understand, consult the Registration Help Line at (312) 996-8600.
Information on Health Insurance Coverage (Campus Care)

E-bill (Tuition and Fees)
  • Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. The tuition and fee schedule at UIC is fairly elaborate so it is important to understand what your charges will be, as well as your payment obligations. As soon as a new student registers for a class they receive an electronic bill.  Payment is to be done online.  If you need to work out a payment plan, please contact them directly.