We seek to promote success and high impact engagement for African
American students through holistic advising, structured learning communities, advocacy and developmental programming.
― African American Academic Network
AAAN seeks to be concerned with the whole student, and gain a full understanding of who they are as they develop personally,
professionally, and intellectually.
A Collection of Diverse Perspectives
By creating intentional, inclusive dialogues around these phenomena, AAAN hopes to inspire and empower our scholars as they negotiate their individual identities within larger society.
Commitment to Student Success
Our Services & Initiatives
We seek to address the unique interests and needs of African American students at UIC.
The AAAN Student Support Program Advising/Student Development component provides a comprehensive plan of services and programs to assist with the retention, persistence, and graduation of our participants.
Our Learning Resource Center (LRC) is a place where students can come and experience academic assistance, collegiate nurturing and peer networking in an environment that is supportive and student focused.