The 24th Annual Honors College Ball

Shoot for the Stars

Saturday, March 11, 2017 Pinstripes - Chicago 435 E. Illinois St. Chicago, IL 60611

6:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m. Check-In & Cocktails 6:30 p.m – 8:00 p.m. Dinner & Program 8:00 p.m – 12:00 a.m. Dancing & Games

General Ticket Information:

This event is open to all UIC students, faculty, and staff. To note, guests do not have to be affiliated with UIC. However, a UIC member must sponsor the ticket purchase. In other words, outside guests cannot purchase tickets for themselves.

The ticket price includes dinner, dancing, unlimited soft drinks, bowling, and bocce ball!

  • Student tickets are $50 each
  • Faculty/staff tickets are $90 each

Tickets will be on sale from Monday, January 23rd to Monday, February 20th or until sold out,and for a limited time in-person(see below). All ticket sales are limited and will be processed on a first come, first serve basis – so the earlier, the better!

Ticket prices reflect the overall cost of the event and are not involved in raising funds for UIC or the Honors College.

Methods of Payment


Tickets can be reserved online here.

To note, there is a limit of two tickets that can be purchased using this method. If you wish to purchase more, please visit us at the Honors College, and we can assist you with your transaction!

Tickets are payable by credit card.


Please come to the Honors College, which is located on the first floor of Burnham Hall, between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri. from January 23rd to February 3rd. Find the ticket sales booth in the student lounge (Room 109), or ask for Nikki Gottleib!

Tickets can be purchased by cash or check. Please make checks payable to the UIC Honors College.


Dinner for the 24th Annual Honors College Ball will be buffet style, without assigned seating (except for department-sponsored tables). A large number of tables will be tallboy cocktail tables, so please consider this factor when determining your shoes for the evening (accommodations for accessibility concerns made upon request). The meal will include a selection of pizzas, flatbreads, salads, and desserts. Unlimited soda and juice will also be included, and there will also be a cash bar available for attendees who are 21 or older.


In addition to dinner and dancing, this year's Honors College Ball will include the opportunity to bowl and play bocce ball at Pinstripes! Bowling lanes and bocce courts will become available for students beginning at 8:00 p.m. the night of the Ball, and groups will be able to play one full game before allowing the next group to play. You can have up to 8 people per lane for bowling and up to 10 people per court for bocce. Bowling shoes and socks will be available as needed at no additional cost.


Formal attire requested.


Valet or self-parking options are available at and nearby Pinstripes. Self-parking is available at hourly rates at 500 N. Lake Shore Dr., and valet is available from Pinstripes for $16 for 4 hours and $20 for anything over 4 hours. For public transportation, attendees can use a variety of CTA bus route options (we recommend using the Google maps public transportation option to determine the best route from your location), or is a 15 minute walk from the Grand & State CTA Red Line station.

Contact Information

For inquiries regarding the Honors College Ball or accessibility concerns, please contact Nikki Gottleib at 312-413-8013 or