The Disability Cultural Center (DCC) is housed in the Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB), 1007 W. Harrison St., Room 235. Students are welcome to stop by between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to visit and meet the staff and other students. The center is engaged in cultural programming and community outreach, joining the other Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change. Margaret Fink is Director of the cultural center. The DCC reports to Amalia Pallares, Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity.


(Photo above:) From left to right, DCC Staff Sylvie Rosenkalt, Margaret Fink, Lily Diego-Johnson, and Brian Heyburn, in front of the DCC during the Fall 2019 Open House.

DCC News and Events

Feb 20 2020

DCC Check-In Hours

Thursday, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Disability Cultural Center, 235 BSB
Feb 27 2020

DCC Check-In Hours

Thursday, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Disability Cultural Center, 235 BSB

Disability Cultural Center Fall 2019 Open House September 3, 2019

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    A wide shot of the room shows guests standing and sitting in various locations in the room while listening to DCC Program Coordinator, Lily Diego-Johnson speak.
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    DRC Disability Specialist, Hugo Trevino, DCC Graduate Assistant Brian Heyburn, DCC Program Coordinator Lily Diego-Johnson, and GSC Assistant Program Director, Moisés Villada face the camera smiling.
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    DCC Program Coordinator, Lily Diego-Johnson speaks to the room while smiling. A group of students stands behind her, looking on. There is also a table of food and condiments behind her.
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    A group of students sits around a table working on assembling boxes to eventually be turned into community care kits. There are crafting supplies in the middle of the table.

Disability Cultural Center Library Guide

The Disability Cultural Center collaborates with the UIC Libraries to provide resources related to disability culture, history, and identity to the UIC community.  The library guide linked here is intended to connect DCC visitors to resources available at the UIC Libraries.

DCC Library Guide