Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the search for your future college home. Take a look around and learn about the college admissions process and the campus community at the University of Chicago!
Whether they are digging up dinosaur bones, improvising comedy, debating the relative merits of the latke and hamantash, or splitting the atom, our community of scholars has made big contributions to the UChicago legacy (or in this case, the Lego-cy) and to the world.
While we’re disappointed that we won’t be able to host you on campus, here’s the next best thing.
UChicago in 30 seconds
If we only had 30 seconds to tell you about UChicago, this is what we'd say . . .
Free speech at UChicago
An education that fosters free expression empowers students to engage with challenging ideas—in college and throughout their lives. Learn about UChicago’s longstanding commitment to free expression in a setting of diverse perspectives.
A Student-Led Introduction
UChicago students discuss their academic and social lives at UChicago. Hear first-hand experiences on the core, classes, sports, and research.
Housing at UChicago
When you become a student at UChicago, you’re immediately thrust into a community alive with friendship and intellectual energy. Learn about why Houses at UChicago are more of a home.
The Core at UChicago
From humanities to social science to science, mathematics, and more, the Core curriculum gives students a little taste of everything. Learn about the interdisciplinary educational foundation that every UChicago student receives!
Your Guide to the Core Curriculum
Hear from First Gen Students at UChicago
The University of Chicago welcomes all and is deeply committed to ensuring that students from every background can find a home here. UChicago has increased access for first-generation and rural students by enhancing financial support and enabling student agency and ownership in the college admissions process.
When solving big problems at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, you sometimes have to think very, very small.
Fantastic Feats and Where to Find Them
Potions. Charms. Spells. Beasts. Sure, these are all great. But what if you're looking for feats? Specifically "Fastastic Feats"? Well, we can tell you exactly where to find them.
Navigating College Admissions
Just starting out your college search? In this podcast, we speak with college admissions experts about every step of the process of applying to college—ANY college!
Building a College List
College Applications | Part 1
College Applications | Part 2
Summer Fridays at UChicago
Summer Fridays at UChicago are a blast! It's a great way for students and families to get to know UChicago as we get to know them. This summer we will be holding virtual sessions. Stay tuned for dates and times.
Meanwhile, enjoy these announcements from past years:
Questions? We're Here to Help!
UChicago is here to help, every step of the way. Please feel free to reach out to your regional admissions officer with any questions you may have.