Information for Chicago Interviews

Congratulations upon being assigned to interview at the Chicago campus. Where you interview will not determine where you will be assigned if you are admitted into the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Please check out the information on our website, including the "Fast Facts," to learn more about our programs and our outstanding students, faculty, and resources.

We look forward to welcoming you to Chicago for your interview! The interview will be held at 1853 W. Polk Street, Rm. 119, in the Faculty Alumni Lounge.

Interview Day Schedule

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.                       AM Session Applicants arrives 

9:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.                     AM Session Applicant Interviews

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.                   PM Session Applicants arrives 

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.                   Dean’s Welcome 

12:30 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.                     Lunch 

1:15 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.                       Tour 

2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                       PM Session Applicant Interviews 

About the Interview

Each applicant will participate in three individual 30-minute interviews with faculty member(s), a current medical student and/or a staff member. The day includes the dean’s welcome, lunch, the interview, and a campus tour. There are opportunities to meet with medical students throughout the day.


The Wood Street Parking Structure, 1100 S. Wood Street, is located 2 blocks south of Taylor Street. From the parking garage, the College of Medicine’s interview location is 2 blocks north and 1 block west at the corner of Polk Street and Wolcott Street.

The Paulina Street Parking Structure, 915 S. Paulina Street is located at the corner of Paulina Street and Taylor Street. From the parking garage the College of Medicine’s interview location is 3 blocks west and 1 block north, at the corner of Polk Street and Wolcott Street.

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