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.
Resident Assistants as Leaders in College Housing
By Emily R. Ehret, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Through research and advocacy, the UChicago Democracy Initiative makes the political world accessible to students.
By Cole Martin, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Flipside won $20,000 in the New Social Venture Challenge hosted by Booth School of Business.
By Jamie Ehrlich, Managing College Media Editor, Class of 2018
Gather developers convene at the New Founders Conference in Chicago.
Every year, residential houses and student groups paint banners to decorate the Homecoming festivities and win prizes.
This fall the University of Chicago is welcoming a talented and diverse group of new undergraduate students who are poised to make a positive impact for the College.
By UChicago News
Learn more about the students behind the stories.
By College Media Editors
A discussion with Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown.
By Courtesy of the Polsky Center
A fourth-year's advocacy initiative teaches local elementary school students life skills through chess
By Sarah Zimmerman, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
Students Ben Glover and Atrician Lumumba talk about the rap careers they've developed while at UChicago
By Adia Robinson, College Media Editor, Class of 2018
"I have the wonderful opportunity to see how the research I study is being considered in a real life setting."
By Sarah Manhardt, College Managing Editor , Class of 2017
Hiking and caving were the highlights of this UK study abroad experience
"The opportunity to see firsthand what I first learned about in the classroom and above that, the chance to contribute to an effective and noble cause, is frankly all I could have asked for in a summer internship."
A Snapchat spree of all the arts on campus.
By Christine Schmidt, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
"My summer experience is giving me the best of both worlds."
The role of Student Marshal is one of the highest honors the University awards to undergraduate students.
College Media Editors from the class of 2017 reflect on their Convocation Experiences.
Liz Adetiba, Karyn Peyton, and Alex Morales share their wisdom.
UChicago's Contemporary All-Male A Cappella group
Through the Environmental and Urban Studies major, students can engage with and study the city.
"Extremely rewarding:" Three fourth years reflect on their senior theses.