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Campus Life at UIC Peoria

Located on the Illinois River, Peoria is a community with access to many amenities and cultural resources and proximity to Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis.  Peoria has received the All-American City Award from the National Civic League multiple times, earning the reputation for an affordable, educated, family and health and safety-conscious community. Get to know more about Peoria.

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Founded in 1970 as the Peoria Medical School, UIC College of Medicine Peoria offers numerous opportunities for clinical training and research in a rural environment. The campus has 14 distinct academic departments and many offer comprehensive clinical resources and services to central Illinois. OIS provides immigration advising and cultural adjustment resources to all international students, scholars and faculty at the UIC College of Medicine Peoria campus. OIS staff visit the campus periodically to provide advising, orientation and programming events to students and scholars. Learn more about campus life at Peoria.

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  • Visit College of Medicine Emergency and Safety Information website
  • There is on-site security at the front desk of the building 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Building Security telephone number is 309-671-3000
  • There are approximately 20 panic buttons throughout the college office that if pressed, connect directly to 911 emergency services

Off-campus emergencies

  • True emergencies – fire, ambulance, police – 911
  • Police assistance – not urgent/life-threatening – 311