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SLCE Updates for Fall 2021

During the summer, the Student Leadership and Civic Engagement team is working mainly remotely, with staff in the physical office in Student Center East only on Thursdays. We will be back on campus during regular business hours, 9am to 5pm Mondays through Fridays, starting Monday, August 23. Please call 312-996-4500 or email to contact members of our team, and to schedule virtual meetings as needed.

Looking to get involved with SLCE this upcoming fall semester? Visit here for all relevant links, or see below for upcoming dates and deadlines for the start of the fall semester:

Welcome Service Project – Friday, August 20, 2021, planned to be on- or near-campus and in-person – Visit to register

Leadership and Service Expo at the Involvement Fair – Tuesday, August 31 to Thursday, September 2, on-campus and in-person – Visit for a list of community partners in attendance

Make Mondays Matter – First Monday of each month, planned to be on-campus and in-person – Visit to register

Get Involved with Volunteer Experiences (GIVE) – Second Saturday of each month, planned to be off-campus and in-person – Visit to register

Service Leaders Program – Meetings Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30pm, likely a mix of in-person and virtual – Apply by 9/8 at

Service Roundtable Meetings – Third Monday of each month at 7:30pm, virtual – visit to learn more

National Voter Registration Day – Tuesday, September 28, 11am-1pm, on-campus and in-person – stop by the Quad for voter registration, education, and fun goodies

Ignite Leadership Experience – Thursdays, 4-6pm, 9/23 through 10/28, planned to be on-campus and in-person – Apply by 9/8 at

Leadership Book Club – Four Tuesdays at 8pm throughout the semester, virtual – Visit for specific dates and book details, and to register

FlashPoint Leadership Experience – Saturday, October 23, planned to be on-campus and in-person – Visit to register

Leadership Workshop series – One session per month – Virtual with varying topics:

LeadershipUIC – Full-year capstone program for students in their last year at UIC, some Fridays 12-3pm, planned to be in-person on- and off-campus – Apply by 8/13 at


To learn more about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and the impact on UIC policies and procedures, as well as other details, visit the below link.

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No matter where you are, who you are, or how different this semester may look or feel, the Student Engagement team, including Student Leadership and Civic Engagement, is here for you!

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