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UIC College of Pharmacy at Rockford to Host High School Pharmacy Camp

The UIC College of Pharmacy at Rockford is inviting current high school students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy to apply for the High School Pharmacy Camp (HSPC) scheduled for Saturday, April 1, 2017.  The camp will be held from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and will be held at 1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, IL 61107. 

The HSPC allows students to explore the field of pharmacy through instruction and activities led by current pharmacy students. Applicants must be current high school students, and display an interest in learning more about the field of pharmacy. It is recommended that students enjoy science-based courses, particularly chemistry.

The cost to attend this camp is $25 which includes a t-shirt, light breakfast, and lunch.  Payment will be due to UIC following admission. To be considered for the High School Pharmacy Camp, applicants must apply by March 10, 2017. Students may access the application via

For more information on the program and application process, please contact the UIC Rockford Office of Student Affairs at 815.395.5627 or

Established in 1859, the UIC College of Pharmacy stands as the oldest academic unit of the University of Illinois, one of the largest and most comprehensive research universities in the nation. Our College enjoys a national reputation for excellence and has been ranked among the top colleges of pharmacy for scholarship, curriculum, and the quality of faculty and students.

In 2010, the College of Pharmacy added an additional campus in Rockford, IL where students can benefit from small class sizes and personalized attention. The College of Pharmacy is viewed as a single institution with one accreditation but two campuses: Chicago and Rockford. Students in Rockford complete the identical curriculum as students on the Chicago campus. The core classes are taught via distance education using state-of-the-art technology.