UIC Master Plan Update: 2018 Implementation Plan
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.
- Drive Excellence: Build appropriate environments to support academic and healthcare programs
- Enhance Identity: Create a welcoming setting that encourages people to linger
- Our Campus is Chicago: Connect people and the campus to the city
- Transform UIC: Leverage campus heritage and change the physical paradigm to appeal to all
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.