Approved by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees in November of 2018, the UIC Master Plan Update: 2018 Implementation Plan is a
bold vision for changing the physical infrastructure of the UIC campus in a way that will enable the continued trajectory
of UIC’s people and programs. The 2018 Implementation Plan is an update to the 2010 UIC Campus Master Plan, providing data-driven
and inspirational recommendations for the physical development of UIC’s campus over the next ten years. The 2010 Plan was a developed
as a long-term, comprehensive framework that provided recommendations for buildings, grounds, transportation and identity over
a 50-year planning horizon. Building upon the 2010 Plan as a foundation, the 2018 Implementation Plan also implements the
University’s Strategic Priorities, which were developed in 2016 as a way for the University build on its strengths and mission.
The recommendations of the 2018 Implementation Plan are guided by the four following principles:
This plan provides thoughtful and strategic recommendations for the construction of new facilities, facility additions and open-space improvements that will support UIC’s strategic priorities and drive excellence, enhance UIC’s identity, strengthen the student experience, connect the campus with the city of Chicago and create a meaningful sense of place.