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How to Get Involved

It is important both as a student and as an alumnus to stay involved in the UIC Law community. As a student, staying involved will help you make a smooth transition into the legal world after graduation. As an alumnus, staying involved will help you thrive in your career. Below are some ways that you can get and stay involved as both a student and an alumnus.

National and Local Bar Associations Heading link

National and local bar associations are also an incredible resource for students and alumni.

Students can often become members at a discounted rate and then are given access to bar association resources and events. Networking is vitally important for law students throughout their time in school and beyond. Bar associations often offer incredible opportunities to network and meet practicing attorneys in the community. The sooner you get involved, the better.

Alumni can grow their practices, gain hours of continuing legal education, stay on top of developments in their respective practice areas and socialize. The benefits are endless. Join your local and national bar associations today.

Career Services Office Programs Heading link

The Career Services Office offers many 60 programs and events each year, for both students and alumni. To access our programming calendar and RSVP for events, click the following link to log onto Symplicity: Once in the system, click on the “Events” tab to see a complete listing of upcoming programs.

If you are an alumnus who is interested in giving back to the Law School and helping current students, please contact Stacia Goldstein at or Gabrielle Dzwinyk at Stacia and Danielle manage all of the programming for the CSO and are always looking for volunteers.