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.
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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.
Class of 2016 | Sociology
From linguistics to podcasts, Fields took advantage of opportunities at UChicago to prepare herself for a career in public radio and engagement journalism.
By Christine Schmidt, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
Learn more about the students behind the stories.
By College Media Editors
Class of 2016 | Public Policy Studies
Between an academic-year internship, Resident Assistant duties, and volunteer commitments, Brock Huebner, AB'16, didn’t have a lot of free time for schoolwork. Get this: he actually encouraged people to leave the library and explore.
From short stories to sculptures, this magazine gives a slice of everything UChicago has to offer
By Sarah Zimmerman, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
Class of 2016 | Biological Sciences with Specialization in Endocrinology
Song relied on the Office of Career Advancement to help him organize his interests and aspirations, from symphonies to oncology, as he prepared for his next step.
Sixty years after graduating UChicago, Philip Glass (A.B. '56) returns to talk about his time at the College and its influence on his music
Sam's work on and off campus has helped inform his decisions about his future graduate schooling. The Marshall and Truman scholarships will help take him there.
We sit down with the world's foremost Shakespearean.
By Max Asaf, College Media Editor, Class of 2016
Class of 2016 | Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities
Rising fourth-year Mary Pierce explores fashion through theory and practice.
By Sindhu Gnanasambandan, College Media Editor, Class of 2016
Class of 1998 | Sociology
Pitcher John Fitzgerald AB '98 returns to the UChicago baseball field as Head Coach
By Sarah Langs, College Media Editor, Class of 2015
Class of 2015 | Chemistry and Mathematics
Fourth-year Churchill Scholar Annie Marsden is a varsity track athlete, too
Professor Malynne Sternstein weighs in on her winding path to UChicago.
By Sadie Bergen, Class of 2015
Class of 2016 | History
What began as senioritis turned into a global research project.
Class of 2015 | New Media Editors
Get to know the students behind UChicago College media.
Class of 2015 | History, Russian Studies
A diplomat for a week: Advocating for the economic empowerment of women, from Moscow to Hyde Park and beyond.
Class of 2014 | Public Policy, Sociology
If you wear glasses, you’re among the world’s fortunate few.
Class of 2015 | International Studies
For second-year Valeria Contreras, comics are serious business.
Class of 2009 | B.A. Physics and Economics
More than hot air: One former Physics and Econonics major is using balloons to make it big in the Chicago art scene.
Class of 2014 | Economics
A girl and her violin: a look at musician Zidi Chen, one of the winners of the University of Chicago Concerto Competition.
Class of 2013 | Philosophy
Follow this student projectionist for a behind the scenes glimpse at Doc Films.
Class of 2008 | Psychology
Kristin Casper, Queen of Schnitzel.