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The African American Academic Network promotes success and high impact engagement for students of African descent through comprehensive advising, developmental programming, student advocacy and structured learning experiences within an inclusive community.

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it TODAY.”

Malcolm X  |  Muslim minister and human rights activist 1925 -1965
AAAN Student

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We seek to address the unique interests and needs of African American students at UIC. Students who participate in AAAN programming will graduate from UIC as highly engaged leaders prepared to contribute to a global society.

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Make an appointment with your AAAN advisor!

Need help with class schedules, graduate school applications, or career development?

We specialize in developing well-rounded students who succeed at UIC!

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