The College supports undergraduates as they pursue their academic goals at the University of Chicago. College Advisers help students pursue their academic interests and guide them as they plan a program of study leading to a degree.
“Students in the College draw their encouragement, inspiration, and confidence from excellent teachers. Imaginative teaching and learning are at the heart of our mission,” — John W. Boyer, Dean of the College
For the times when you’re not attending class, prepping for a class, studying for an exam, or sleeping, UChicago provides a wide array of social, cultural, intellectual, and athletic activities to choose from. So if you’re bored, it’s not our fault.
The University provides a number of organizations and programs to support students in the College. Look here for information on campus resources such as tutoring, transportation, and funding your education.
The College has been providing students with a world-class education since the founding of the University of Chicago in 1890. For over 100 years, undergraduates have thrived in an environment that encourages critical inquiry and independent thought.
There are over 300 Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) to choose from (we've listed only a few below), or make your own!
Blueprint helps you "be the architect of your UChicago experience"—helping to discover and manage RSOs in one place.
The Maroon is a student newspaper published on Tuesdays and Fridays — in print and on the web. Web updates only during Summer Quarter.
UChicago’s answer to The Onion, the Shady Dealer is the campus satirical newspaper and appears to be published 2, 3, 4, or 6 times a quarter. But not 5, definitely not 5.
You may not be looking to save the planet (but if you are — go you!), but your desire to help out can be fulfilled by a number of groups on campus.
Now in its 12th year, UChicago's Dance Marathon is the largest collegiate philanthropic event in the world.
This online progressive magazine tackles student concerns as well as global issues.
“Doc” stands for “Documentary,” but don’t let the name fool you. Doc Films screens an eclectic mix of movies from every genre and time period.
FOTA (Festival of the Arts) has been a campus tradition since 1963. For 10 days each spring, FOTA transforms the campus into an art gallery and performance space, showcasing over fifty projects, including paintings, installations, films, plays, fashion design, music, and dance.
There are a number of fraternities and sororities with local chapters at the University of Chicago. The Student Activities site maintains a list of all recognized Greek organizations.
Whether you want to attend a performance or join in, the Music Department boasts a large number of ensembles performing in a wide array of musical styles.
One of two improv groups on campus, Occam’s Razor has been striving to “keep it simple, fresh, and funny” since 1999.
Improvisational Comedy, or Improv as it is commonly called, originated at the University of Chicago. Off-off Campus keeps the tradition alive.
This magazine publishes a wide range of literary genres, including travel writing, photography, and other art works.
The Office of the Reynolds Club Student Activities Website provides a wealth of information on the events, organizations, and programs on offer on campus and as well as in downtown Chicago.
SG exists to promote student interests and foster a sense of community at the University.
If you love media (and who doesn't?), there is a wide selection of student newspapers, literary journals, arts and culture magazines, and a radio station to choose from.
Published three times a year (in Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters), this journal presents political and cultural commentary and criticism.
One of the oldest student-run theaters in the country, UT puts on over thirty-five shows a year, including student written and directed plays, dramatic readings, and full-scale theatrical productions.
WHPK a non-profit community radio station of the University of Chicago, broadcasting to Hyde Park and the South Side of Chicago for over 50 years. WHPK is dedicated to playing music not commonly heard on the mainstream.