Family Weekend

Date / Time

September 24, 2021 - September 26, 2021

All Day


Family Weekend 2021 will be hosted in-person this year, with a few virtual programs for those who are not able to make it to campus. We encourage all parents and family members to join your student on campus for our events happening throughout the weekend.
Registration closes at noon on Thursday, Sept. 23. Registration is FREE for all UIC students and their family members. Pre-registration is required for all Family Weekend events.

COVID-19 Practices and Event Regulations

All participants of Family Weekend are required to be fully vaccinated OR provide a negative COVID-19 test result (taken less than 72 hours prior to the event) in order to attend:


UIC students – all students will be required to show your UIC Daily Pass. Daily Pass must be green in order to attend Family Weekend events. Students whose Daily Pass shows red will not be permitted to attend Family Weekend events.

Guests/families – Al guests 12 years of age or older are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If guests are not vaccinated, you must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to the start of Family Weekend. Attendees are responsible for the cost associated with COVID-19 testing. *Participants will not be admitted to Family Weekend events without proper vaccination and/or negative testing documentation.

Mask Requirements

  • All Family Weekend participants are required to wear a mask at all times while inside UIC buildings (regardless of vaccination status)
    • Vaccinated participants are permitted to remove their mask when outside; however, masks are encouraged at all times
    • Unvaccinated guests are only permitted to remove masks outdoors if they can ensure 6 feet of distance between them and other individuals. Masks are recommended at all times.

For more information about UIC COVID-19 Policies, please visit

Participation in Family Weekend events is open to parents and family members of current UIC students. UIC students are encouraged to participate/attend Family Weekend events along with their family members.
For an up-to-date list of events, please visit!
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