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Take a virtual tour of UChicago!

Your college exploration may be a bit different than you originally planned this year. Please know that the UChicago Admissions Office is thinking of you! We’ve put together virtual opportunities to help you discover and engage with UChicago from anywhere. From information sessions led by UChicago admissions counselors and model classes taught by UChicago professors to student panels and special topic information sessions, this year you can connect with UChicago in more ways than ever before! 

Meet your admissions counselor information sessions hosted by your regional admissions counselor will be held on select nights in the Summer and Fall. Learn more and register here

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Join an Admissions Counselor for an overview of academics, the application process, and financial aid at UChicago. To learn about life outside the classroom, register for a video tour of campus led by UChicago students!

UChicago's exceptional faculty and staff are excited to offer virtual visits to their classrooms and programming. Prospective students, parents, school counselors, and community members are all welcome to join!

You are invited to attend live sessions and personal discussions with current UChicago students! During these sessions, you will learn about campus and student life, and have the opportunity to ask questions and gain a greater understanding of the student perspective.

Consejeros ofrecerán detalles sobre el proceso de admisión y ayuda financiera en español.

Interested in learning more about a particular aspect of life at UChicago? Campus partners and admissions counselors host a variety of sessions focused on topics ranging from career advancement, study abroad, financial aid, the first-gen experience, and more!

UChicago Model Class with Professor Kidwell

(CDT)

Join us for a model class with Susan Kidwell, William Rainey Harper Professor in the Department of the Geophysical Sciences. Professor Kidwell's research interests include tratigraphy, taphonomy, and historical ecology, with a particular focus on the development of fossil records.

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Discovering U: Joint Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join Columbia University, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan, and Yale University to discover the exceptional opportunities our schools have to offer! Admissions professionals from our five schools will host a zoom webinar featuring a variety of perspectives on the academic programs, philosophies, and traditions that make our colleges a home for our students.

Register »

Quest for College

(CDT)

Join Colorado College, the University of Chicago, the University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University, and Yale University for a Quest for College session to discuss QuestBridge, a national non-profit organization that connects high-achieving, low-income students with highly selective colleges offering exceptional need-based financial aid.

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Virtual Campus Tour

(CDT)

Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

Virtual Campus Tour

(CDT)

Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

UChicago Counselor Salon

(CDT)

Join Grace Chapin James, Deputy Director of Admissions, for a collaborative chat to share stories of unexpected challenges to the start of the academic year, recount best practices with peers, and hear the latest admissions updates.

Register »

Student Internship Panel: Argonne National Laboratory

(CDT)

Join us for a panel with former student interns at the Argonne National Laboratory to hear more about their summer research experience and opportunities available to undergraduate students.

Register »

UChicago & MIT Athletics Panel

(CDT)

Join coaches from the University of Chicago and MIT as they discuss athletics and recruitment during the pandemic.

Register »

Discovering U: Joint Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join Columbia University, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan, and Yale University to discover the exceptional opportunities our schools have to offer! Admissions professionals from our five schools will host a zoom webinar featuring a variety of perspectives on the academic programs, philosophies, and traditions that make our colleges a home for our students.

Register »

Virtual Campus Tour

(CDT)

Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

First Things First: Young Alumni Discussion

(CDT)

Listen in on a discussion between UChicago young alumni as they share the ways in which their college experiences prepared them for their chosen careers!

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

UChicago Counselor Salon, Hispanic/Latinx Student Edition

(CDT)

Join Veronica Hauad, Deputy Director for Access, Affordability, and Inclusion, and Alejandra Campos, Neubauer Family Adelante Director of Hispanic/Latino Outreach, for a Counselor Salon that will focus on the unique contexts of counselors serving significant Hispanic/Latinx populations.

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

Virtual Campus Tour

(CDT)

Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

Register »

UChicago Career Advancement Session

(CDT)

Join Sophia C. Vojta, Associate Director, for a discussion of our co-curricular career programs.

Register »

UChicago Counselor Salon, Rural Edition

(CDT)

Join Marjie Betley, Trott Director of the Emerging Rural Leaders Program, and Nicole Mullen, Assistant Director of Admissions, for a Counselor Salon that will focus on the unique contexts of counselors serving significant rural populations.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Counselor Salon, Black/African-American Student Edition

(CDT)

Join Will Herald, Director of Multicultural Recruitment, and Lauren Barlow, Director of Black and African-American Outreach, for a Counselor Salon that will focus on the unique contexts of counselors serving significant Black/African-American populations, including more information on UChicago’s new Stand Together Initiative.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

UChicago Model Class with Professor O’Donnell

(CDT)

Join us for a model class with Peggy O'Donnell, Assistant Instructional Professor & Associate Director of the Undergraduate Studies Committee in the department of History.

Register »

UChicago Counselor Salon

(CDT)

Join Zach Evans, Deputy Director of Admissions, for a collaborative chat to share stories of unexpected challenges to the start of the academic year, recount best practices with peers, and hear the latest admissions updates.

Register »

Discovering U: Access & Financial Aid Session

(CDT)

Join Columbia University, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan, and Yale University for a conversation about access and financial aid.

Register »

Virtual Campus Tour

(CDT)

Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

Register »

UChicago Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Counselor Salon, First-Gen Edition

(CDT)

Join Veronica Hauad, Deputy Director for Access, Affordability, and Inclusion, and Maddy Jacobs, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, for a Counselor Salon that will focus on the unique contexts of counselors serving students who will be the first in their family to go to college.

Register »

Holistic Admissions and Test-Optional During COVID-19

(CDT)

Hosted by Vern Granger, Director of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Connecticut, Jeremiah Quinlan, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University, and Peter Wilson, Director of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Chicago, we will discuss the holistic admissions review process, test-optional policies during COVID-19, and frequently asked questions about the selective admissions process.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

Virtual Campus Tour

(CDT)

Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

Register »

Virtual Information Session

(CDT)

Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »

UChicago Student Salon

(CDT)

Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

Register »