Get Started

If you want to get a head start on your UChicago Supplement, you can now create a UChicago Account! This account is where you can complete and update your personal information, upload supplementary materials for your application, view the 2016-2017 essay prompts, and submit your UChicago Supplement.

Not looking to jump in quite yet? No problem! You can revisit this page whenever you are ready to create an account, or we will create one for you after you start the Coalition Application, Common Application or Universal Application to UChicago.

For detailed instructions on how to apply using the Coalition Application, Universal Application, or Common Application, please see below.

 

  • Coalition Application

  • Common Application

  • Universal Application

  1. Create a UChicago Account

    Use the "Get Started" button above

    You can start and submit your supplement before you complete the Coalition Application.
  2. Start Your UChicago Supplement

    Happy writing and have fun!

    Using the Coalition Application, you can submit your supplement through either your UChicago account OR the Coalition Application.
  3. Start Your Coalition Application

    Opens on August 1, 2016

    Visit the Coalition Application site for instructions and to get started.
  4. Submit Your Completed UChicago Application

    A complete application includes:

    • Coalition Application
    • UChicago Supplement
    • High School Transcript
    • Secondary School Report
    • Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT)
    • Two Teacher Recommendations
    • Submitted Application Fee (if applying for need-based financial aid, there is no application fee)

    Early Decision I and Early Action Deadline:
    Nov 1, 2016
    11:59pm applicant's local time

    Early Decision II and Regular Notification Deadline:
    Jan 1, 2017
    11:59pm applicant's local time

     

  1. Create a UChicago Account

    Use the "Get Started" button above

    You can start and submit your supplement before you complete the Common App.
  2. Start Your UChicago Supplement

    Happy writing and have fun!

    Using the Common App, you can submit your supplement through either your UChicago account OR the Common App.
  3. Start Your Common Application

    Opens on August 1, 2016

    Visit the Common Application site for instructions and to get started.
  4. Submit Your Completed UChicago Application

    A complete application includes:

    • Common Application
    • UChicago Supplement
    • High School Transcript
    • Secondary School Report
    • Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT)
    • Two Teacher Recommendations
    • Submitted Application Fee (if applying for need-based financial aid, there is no application fee)

    Early Decision I and Early Action Deadline:
    Nov 1, 2016
    11:59pm applicant's local time

    Early Decision II and Regular Notification Deadline:
    Jan 1, 2017
    11:59pm applicant's local time

     

  1. Create a UChicago Account

    Use the "Get Started" button above

    You can start and submit your supplement before you complete the Universal App.
  2. Start Your UChicago Supplement

    Happy writing and have fun!

    Using the Universal App, you will submit your supplement through your UChicago account.
  3. Start Your Universal Application

    Opens on July 1, 2016

    Visit the Universal Application site for instructions and to get started.
  4. Submit Your Completed UChicago Application

    A complete application includes:

    • Universal Application
    • UChicago Supplement
    • High School Transcript
    • Secondary School Report
    • Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT)
    • Two Teacher Recommendations
    • Submitted Application Fee (if applying for need-based financial aid, there is no application fee)

    Early Decision I and Early Action Deadline:
    Nov 1, 2016
    11:59pm applicant's local time

    Early Decision II and Regular Notification Deadline:
    Jan 1, 2017
    11:59pm applicant's local time