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.
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.
Class of 2014 | Theater and Performance Studies
For the second-year director and playwright, all the world's a stage.
Class of 2008 | A.B. Public Policy
Christian Mitchell runs for 26th district State Representative.
Class of 2013 | A.B. Political Science
An aspiring politician in the early days of his campaign.
Class of 1998 | A.M. Linguistic Anthropology
A language detective on the mysterious meaning of words.
Class of 2011 | French Literature
Battle of the Bands champion's burgeoning musical career
Class of 2011 | Philosophy
The student speaker at TEDx UChicago interprets the code of sound.
Class of 2012 | Cultural Anthropology
Laurel Buchi-Fotre was humbled during an 8-month service trip in Africa
Class of 1995 | AB in Economics
Investment banker Ken Monahan discusses Rockefeller, the Core, and why he loves UChicago.
Class of 2012 | Economics
This third-year entrepreneur is fueled by community service and business.
Class of 2014 | Theatre & Performance Studies
Class of 2011 | Mathematics
This Scav fanatic's quirky hobbies include unicycling and formal logic.
Class of 2011 | History
A chance meeting eleven years ago sparked Adama’s love of painting.
Class of 2011 | History and English
Megan’s passion for music inspired her to start Tandem Shop, a record label that just released its second album.
Class of 2010 | Political Science
Deborah co-founded Avant Gaudy, an online vintage clothing store that has recently grown to international proportions.