On August 31st, 2018  The University of Illinois at Chicago announced that the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will eliminate the men’s and women’s gymnastics programs at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 season.  This will impact 11 female student-athletes and 25 male student-athletes that will have eligibility beyond the 2018-19 season.

  • 70 Year program (Hosted 2018 NCAA Men’s Collegiate Gymnastics Championships)
  • Mens:  NCAA Championons 1978, 1979.
    7 Division 1 All American Athletes
    Highest Division 1 Finish in all UIC Sprorts
  • Womens: NCAA Champions, 1982.
    12 Midwest Independent Conference Championship Titles


Currently,  we are preparing an online store which will enable the purchase of shirts and donations to be made towards this effort to #saveUICgym.   In the meantime, your voice matters.   Please voice your concerns directly to the UIC Athletic Director and UIC Chancellor.

The UIC Athletic Director:  Garrett Klassy.
Email:  gklassy@uic.edu
Office Number:  312-996-2695

UIC Chancellor:  Michael Amiridis
Email:  chancellor@uic.edu
Office Number:  312-413-3350.