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.
"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
By Sarah Zimmerman, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
"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
By Adia Robinson, College Media Editor, Class of 2018
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.
Navigate your way from Cobb to Walker without ever going outside.
We sit down with UChicago's first–and so far only–female president.
By Max Asaf, College Media Editor, Class of 2016
The ultimate reading list: Professors share their most influential books.
The Frizzell Family Speaker and Learning Series hosted food entrepreneur Sam Kass (AB’04) as part of Earth Day celebrations.
Class of 2018
Narkhede and Singer were selected from a field of 1,286 applicants nationwide
By Mary Abowd, News Officer for Campus and Student Life, University Communications
Class of 2018 | Public Policy | Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies
Teshome plans to pursue a law degree with a focus on public policy.
One student’s journey throughout one of the most geographically diverse countries in the world
A new pre-law fraternity brings together students to pursue their interest in legal careers.
A 4th year reflects on the MLK Day of Service 2017, Dr. King's legacy, and the UCSC.
By Joe Joseph, Class of 2017
Dean Boyer's unprecedented 25-year tenure marked by extensive increases in resources for undergraduates
By UChicago News