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.
Alumni pursue creative careers at major companies
By Adia Robinson, College Media Editor, Class of 2018
The UChicago team sailed more than 30 hours over the course of six days.
By Jamie Ehrlich, Managing College Media Editor, Class of 2018
Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Obama, has been named the invited speaker for the Class Day celebration.
By Courtesy of the UChicago News Office
Initiative supports students, visiting faculty and artists during Spring Quarter
By Danika Kmetz, Manager of College Communications, UChicago News
Undergraduate ‘trek’ part of program exploring issues and professional opportunities
By Dan Moore
Phoenix Farms is unique in that it is involving students from all parts of the University, including the College, Booth, Pritzker, and other graduate students.
By Kate Blankinship, Intern for Campus & Student Life, Class of 2019
Students publish original research and science-based articles for this international organization.
By Cole Martin, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Third-years Adel Rahman and Naomi Sweeting named Goldwater Scholars
In true UChicago fashion, the museum was made open to the students, who could learn about the craters on Jupiter while toasting to their upcoming accomplishments.
UChicago supports student-led initiative to provide free lessons on Midway
Research projects cap unique experience for faculty and students.
By Diana Kenney
Class of 2019 | Sociology and Creative Writing
Christina Cano engages with Chicago through pilot program
By Sara Maillacheruvu, Intern for Communications and Arts Partnerships, Chicago Studies, Class of 2018
Student groups supported by the Department of Computer Science help introduce middle-school girls to app design and tech careers.
By Rob Mitchum, UChicago News
Third-year Lindsay Berkhout took winter quarter off to work on the CosRay neutron monitors at the South Pole.
By Emily Ehret, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Undergrads guide local high schoolers through college admissions.
Ade Ayoola named one of 49 Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University.
Alumni share their experiences after graduating from the College
Applications open for Oct. 19-21 event that will convene more than 1,000 student leaders
Longtime Institute of Politics initiative gives women on campus the resources to effect change.
Chicago Swing Dance Society, founded in 1997, is now a flourishing club with weekly dances free to students.
Students celebrate the annual winter tradition of Kuvia.