The Department of Urban Planning and Policy is the only accredited planning program in the Chicago area, and home to one of the largest and most diverse professional Master's programs in the country, offering specializations in Globalization and International Planning, Economic Development, Community Development, Spatial Planning/Urban Design, Urban Transportation, and Environmental Planning and Policy.

Dates for Open House events for 2012-2013 are:

Wednesday, September 19
Wednesday, October 24
Wednesday, November 28
Wednesday, January 23
Wednesday, February 27

Open Houses are from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., with registration at 6:00 p.m. Please RSVP to upp@uic.edu. Refreshments will be served. Directions to UPP are available at http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/upp/prospec.../ps_visit.html