Spring 2018 Programs and Events 

Commuter Appreciation Days (Monthly) 
The Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC) aims to celebrate the commitment UIC off-campus students makes to their education. One day each month, CSRC staff will host on-campus events that can include community-building activities and prizes. Please see the dates for our upcoming Commuter Appreciation Days below. More details on what you can expect at each Commuter Appreciation Day will be provided here as the date approaches.

  • Tues. February 20
  • Wed. March 21
  • Thurs. April 26

Commuter Appreciation Day
Tuesday February 20, 2018
Commuter Student Resource Center

  • Connect with Argo Tea – 9:00AM-10:30AM
    Visit the Commuter Student Resource Center Main Lounge for tea and sweet treats from Argo Tea.
  • Gourmet Hot Chocolate Station – 12PM-2PM
    Customize your own gourmet hot chocolate
    Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC) Main Lounge
  • Mario Kart Tournament (Nintendo Switch) – 12PM-2PM
    Compete in Mario Kart to win some sweet prizes!
    Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC) Multipurpose Room
  • Adult Coloring Page Art Station – All Day
    Relax and let your creativity roam.
    Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC) Main Lounge

Coffee with _____________
Throughout the semester, we welcome campus partners to the center to showcase different programs and services. Come out and connect with a select department or group over a cup of coffee. Each Coffee with _______ event takes place from 9AM-10:30AM. Our scheduled events are provided below:

Career Services – Mon., Feb. 5
Study Abroad – Wed., Feb. 14
Academic Center for Excellence – Thurs. Feb. 20
College of Business – Thurs. March 1
Career Services – Tues. March 6
School of Medicine – Friday, March 2

UIC Commutes
Every two weeks, the CSRC team will host a community-building event in the center and around campus. Each event is centered around a specific activity, providing a chance for students to connect and decompress. Please see the dates for our upcoming UIC Commutes events below. More details on the activities that will be featured in these programs will be provided here as the dates approach.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 17 – Board Games (CSRC Main Lounge) 
  • Thursday, Feb. 1 – Lotería (CSRC Main Lounge) 
  • Tuesday, Feb. 13 – Valentine Crafts (CSRC Main Lounge) 
  • Monday, Feb. 26
  • Tuesday, March 13
  • Wednesday, April 4
  • Thursday, April 19
  • Monday, April 30

Commuter Meet-Ups
Don’t go it alone! Throughout the spring semester, the CSRC team organize meet-ups to events taking place on and around campus. A CSRC student worker will set times, dates, and locations for upcoming events. Please check back to this page to learn more about which on-campus events will be selected as a “Commuter Meet-Up.”

  • February Meet-Ups to be posted shortly.

Commuter Reward Program (New)
New this semester, off-campus students are able to earn a reward for attending CSRC qualifying events. Attend 5 CSRC events this spring (UIC Commutes, Meet-Ups, and Commuter Appreciation Day Activities) and earn a Commuter Reward. This semester, our Commuter Reward is a reward bundle containing the following CSRC merch:

  • CSRC Tumbler (first 75 students who earn their reward will secure this item)
  • CSRC Umbrella
  • CSRC Phone Charger
  • CSRC Journal (Red)

For questions about the Commuter Reward Program, e-mail us at:

Off-Campus Housing Fair
Each spring, the Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC) hosts a housing fair to connect students to resources and services in the community that could aid in their off campus living.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
11AM-2PM, UIC Student Center East (SCE) East Terrace (2nd Floor)