University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignCollege of ACES
Department of Human & Community Development
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Our Mission
The mission of the Department of Human and Community Development (HCD) is to address contemporary social issues that affect children, youth, adults, and families through high quality research, teaching, and outreach programs.
An Environment for Student Success
"You are able to get a lot of hands-on experience that will help you as you decide what you would like to do after graduation. The advisors and professors really care about your success, and they are very willing to help you."
— Jasmine Washington, HDFS Student

URBANA, Ill. – During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, University of Illinois Extension encourages parents to work to develop six factors that protect children against child abuse.


Why HCD?

Unique opportunities for undergraduates

Events
News
Calendar of events for Human and Community Development and the College of ACES
Apr 30 A South African perspective on doctor/child/teacher relationships
May 6 Last day of Instruction, Spring Semester
May 7 Reading Day
May 8 Final Exams Begin
May 16 Commencement 2015

Centers and Services

Our state-of-the-art centers, outreach programs, and lab facilities give students and faculty the ability to work on issues affecting the community and the world.