Category: UIC Alerts

Due to weather conditions, the UIC campus will delay the start of normal operations on Fri., Feb. 9 until 10 a.m.

Due to weather conditions in the Chicago area, the campus will delay the start of normal operations on Friday, Feb. 9 until 10 a.m. The delayed start will allow time for roads to be cleared and provide flexibility in faculty, staff and student transportation to campus.

Classes scheduled before 10 a.m. will be cancelled.

Students and staff should use caution when traveling to campus, as local conditions may vary significantly.

Employees working in essential function areas such as snow removal, patient care and hospital operations will continue normal operations during inclement weather and will not be affected by the delayed start.

The University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics will continue to operate normally. Mile Square Health Center locations (Mile Square Main, South Shore, Back of the Yards, Cicero and Englewood) will delay the start of normal operations until 10 a.m.

Campus residential housing will continue normal operations, including food service.

Employees who do not work after 10 a.m. must use personal time off or take an excused, unpaid absence.

For more information on weather-related policies, go to: https://vcas.uic.edu/ExtremeWeather.html

Updates will be provided to the campus as needed via Urgent e-mail; sms text messaging to subscribed mobile phones; the UIC.edu website; social media, and the UIC Information Line, (312) 413-9696.


All clear at UIC. Power has been restored to all campus buildings.

UIC ALERT: All Clear at UIC. Power has been restored to all campus buildings.


Power has been restored to all bldgs. except SCE Tower. Follow instructions from authorities.

UIC ALERT: Power has been restored to all buildings on the east campus except Student Center East Tower. Science and Engineering South, Science & Engineering Lab East and West remain closed. If you are on campus, follow instructions from university officials or local authorities. More information as available at emergency.uic.edu or 312-413-9696.


Power outage on east campus. Science & Eng. South, Sci, & Eng. Lab East & West are closed. Follow instructions from authorities.

UIC ALERT: There is a power outage affecting multiple buildings on the east campus. Science & Engineering South and Science and Engineering Lab East and West buildings are closed until further notice. If you are on campus, follow instructions from university officials or local authorities. More information as available at emergency.uic.edu or 312-413-9696.


All Clear at University Hall. Resume regular campus activities.

UIC ALERT: All Clear at University Hall. It is safe to resume a normal schedule.


Fire Dept. activity at University Hall. Authorities investigating alarms pulled. No evacuation. Follow instructions from CFD and authorities.

UIC ALERT: Fire Dept. activity at University Hall. Authorities investigating alarms pulled. Follow instructions from CFD and authorities.No evacuation. Stand by for additional information.


Fire department on scene at University Hall. Situation all clear. Resume normal activity.

UIC ALERT: Fire department on scene at University Hall. Situation all clear. Resume normal activity.


All Clear at Polk and Damen. Resume regular activities.

UIC ALERT: All Clear at Polk and Damen. The College of Medicine buildings (908-909-910) are open. The fifth floor of the 908 building at 1819 W. Polk St. remains closed due to fire damage. It is safe to resume regular activities in the area.


Fire extinguished at Polk and Damen. Stay clear of area. More info as available at emergency.uic.edu

UIC ALERT: Fire extinguished at Polk and Damen. Stay clear of area. College of Medicine buildings 908-909-910 have been evacuated. More information as available at emergency.uic.edu or 312-413-9696.


More info Police and fire activity at College of Medicine West Tower, not accessible at this time. Stay away from Polk st, Damen to Wolcott

UIC ALERT: There is an emergency situation at UIC. Authorities are responding. If you are on campus, follow instructions from university officials or local authorities. If you are not on campus, stay away. More information as available at emergency.uic.edu or 312-413-9696.