United Support Network

A Supportive Community of Students Helping Students!

The United Support Network is a community of students coming together to support each other through life’s challenges and connect around life experiences! 

Weekly Support Groups

Confidential* and inclusive peer groups, led by trained students, where members can gain support around life’s struggles, form deep connections, and not feel alone in the world as they pursue their goals

Kickback Friday Events

Fun, social, stress-busting events open to both group members and the UIC student body with the goal of building a more connected campus community.

Sign up for a group today!

Fall 2020 group signups are now available! Groups will be conducted online and are open to undergraduate and graduate students at the following times:

Mondays from 3-4pm
Mondays from 5-6pm (grad students only)
Tuesdays from 6-7pm
Wednesdays from 12-1pm (grad students only)
Thursdays from 5-6pm
Fridays from 10-11am and 3-4pm

Please sign-up using the link below, and we hope everyone is staying safe during this time!


Kickback Friday Events

Kickback Friday Event Flyer

Attention all boos and ghouls! We would love to have you at our all-inclusive Halloween-themed Kickback on Wednesday, October 28th from 5-7pm! Bring your fellow UIC friends to get to know other members of USN and play Zoom charades. Join us dressed in a costume to be enrolled in our Halloween costume contest – there will be $25 gift cards for both winners! Our event is completely free and open to all UIC students.

Please email iespar3@uic.edu if you plan to attend!


*A few rare exceptions to confidentiality do exist and will be discussed with members when groups begin