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TRIO Fire Spark

This program will now be facilitated virtually.

TRIO Student Support Services invites eligible students to join TRIO Fire Spark (TFS). Participants will have an opportunity to engage in a series of in-person and virtual learning sessions, focusing on: academics, wellness, and university financial obligations. Participants will also learn more about UIC and the services we offer at TRIO through scavenger hunts and campus tours to ensure a seamless transition to UIC


July 25 to July 28, 2023


12:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Virtual)


UIC Fire Spark - Day 2 (Wednesday at Noon)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 850 9157 1902

Passcode: ZDCesSM8


UIC Fire Spark - Day 3 (Thursday at Noon)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 878 5390 3530

Passcode: Hj2Ymmnq


UIC Fire Spark - Day 4 (Friday)

10:20AM Students will meet outside of the Student Services Building at 1200 W. Harrison.
10:30AM Students will board the bus for Navy Pier Lunch Cruise.
3:30-4PM The bus will bring students back to the Student Services Building at 1200 W. Harrison.
​*Students must rsvp by Wednesday, July 26, 2023 for this event by emailing: 



Any students, that are first-time, freshman or transferring, and who are going to attend UIC in the fall of 2023 can apply. TRIO accepts students who are Pell-eligible, first-generation, low income and/or with disabilities. Students who complete or attend Summer College Math 090 or 110 are encouraged to apply if they meet the qualifications for TRIO SSS.

To register: login to, click on UIC Connect and scroll down to Summer College.



Dr. Janaya Shaw
Interim Assistant Director

TRIO Student Support Services
Student Services Building (SSB), Suite 1600
Phone: 312.996.5046