How to become a leader: USG news and notes

Evelyn Rocha

Sophomore Evelyn Rocha leads communication and recruitment efforts for USG.

Want to be a leader?

The Undergraduate Student Government has been a source for change at UIC since its conception in 1984. We have a lot planned for this year but we could use some help. Join us today.

Did you know?

UIC student employees don’t receive the city of Chicago’s minimum wage. According to the law, because UIC is a state-funded organization, it is only required to pay the state minimum wage. If you want to work on this issue, contact Joe Anderson at

Other USG initiatives

Our Sustainability and Infrastructure Committee is looking to improve issues such as printing limits, Wi-Fi connection, smoking on campus and more. To find out more, email

Our University Relations Committee is working to improve issues such as a Metra transportation discount, consolidated tutoring, textbook affordability and more. To get involved, email

Our Interpersonal Relations Committee is fostering relations between campus organizations by creating and hosting social events, as well as working with campus cultural centers and Campus Programs. To find out more, email 

Member of the month: Evelyn Rocha

Evelyn Rocha is a second-year student at UIC with a major in public policy. Her plans include becoming a community organizer and working for nonprofit organizations. She joined student government this year because she loves meeting new people and believes her purpose is to represent her peers.

She was recently elected as director of the Communication and Recruitment Committee. The committee oversees communications with student body via email, social media and more. The group is also in charge of USG publicity and promotions and membership recruitment.  Email for more information.

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