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.
Learn more about the students behind the stories.
By College Media Editors
For the second year running, a diverse group of University of Chicago undergraduates enjoyed three weeks of intensive study at the Marine Biological Laboratory.
By Stephanie McPherson
Forget the sport’s slacker reputation—UChicago’s three teams take Ultimate Frisbee seriously.
By Dylan Petiprin, Class of 2019
Scholar becomes 91st person associated with UChicago to receive Nobel Prize.
By Jack Wang
Program adds research involvement, statistics, computer science to physics coursework
By Louise Lerner
Cleveland alumni are creating new career opportunities for current students and revitalizing their city.
By Dan Moore and Allana Tachauer
An inside look into the secrets of the UChicago Library System
By Emily R. Ehret, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Clinton Global Initiative University to boost social impact projects
By Ryan Goodwin
James Chen, AB’82, is reenvisioning a centuries-old solution to transform millions of lives.
By Ingrid Gonçalves, AB'08
Students master the art of playing the Rockefeller Chapel carillon through music program.
By Jamie Ehrlich, Managing College Media Editor, Class of 2018
Before historian Emily Lynn Osborn led study abroad trips, she took one of her own.
By Carrie Golus, AB'91 AM'93
Undergrads explore potential career paths as part of the Jeff Metcalf Summer Internship Program.
During winter quarter, the College offered a Study Abroad program in Dakar, Senegal—the westernmost city in West Africa—for the first time.
New program gives undergrads opportunity to conduct research with Collège de France faculty
By Danika Kmetz, Manager of College Communications, UChicago News
Transformative experiences challenge students’ intellectual curiosity
The Polsky Center-funded Gather Activism fuels nationwide engagement with political action.
By Mary Naset
UChicago student committee selects 9 new works in first major expansion of the collection
By The Smart Museum of Art
The University of Chicago women's basketball recently completed its fourth international trip with a 10-day excursion to Spain.
By UChicago Athletics
UChicago’s very own Doc Films is the nation’s oldest and longest-running college film society.
By Cole Martin, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Undergraduate initiative to increase accessibility for first-generation, low-income students
Fourth-years explore diverse topics, showcasing the vast array of intellectual interests of the student body.