The URT is comprised of representatives from institutions of post-secondary education and college-access advocates located in the Chicago metropolitan area and in Illinois. Its mission is to provide necessary resources for underrepresented students with a focus on successful recruitment, college access and affordability, retention, and college completion.

Members of this University Round Table:

  • Arturo Velasquez Institute
  • BUILD Chicago
  • CPS Dept. of Language and Cultural Education
  • CPS Family and Community Engagement
  • Daley College
  • DePaul University
  • LISC
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • National Louis University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago

For Information on how to join the table or on updates on the next meeting please contact : Nurys Uceta

URT Yearly Events

  • Statewide Bilingual Parent Summit (May)
  • Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship Committee
    • Application Review (April-May)
    • Interview Process (May-June)
    • Fundraisingto support the scholarship please click here
  • Fiesta del Sol College Day (July/August)
  • Pilsen Education Summit (October)
  • Pursue, Achieve and Transform through Higher Education (PATH) – ongoing



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