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.
Every May, since 1987, the University of Chicago has hosted the largest and best scavenger hunt in the world.
By College Media Editors
In Paris, Yalzadeh experienced the life of les branchées, meaning "branched in" or "trendy."
By Janey Lee, Class of 2015
A visit to Allen Sanderson's home is a window into adventures both near and far
By Gordon Lew, College Visual Media Editor, Class of 2015
While it's known for its quirky vibe, Cobb Café attracts patrons of all stripes.
By Marina Fang, College New Media Editor, Class of 2015
Boasting great snacks and a friendly staff, the newly-renovated Ex Libris Café is the social hub of the Regenstein Library.
By Sadie Bergen, Class of 2015
John Hill (AB'63) shares UChicago memories with his daughter, third-year Jenny.
By Lindsey Simon, Senior Media Editor, Class of 2015
UChicago's Hittite program gives students an unparalleled glimpse into the history of language.
Tight-knit program challenges students to approach problems from a place-centered perspective
By Katie Leu
A Big Problems course helps students returning from study-abroad programs see the familiar in a new way.
By Carrie Golus, AB'91 AM'93
Bringing history to life
What can you do with a Jeff Metcalf internship? Find out in these 14 diverse snapshots of interns' experiences last summer.
By Austin Ward, Senior Media Editor, Class of 2015
Tech startup experience capitalizes on Computer Science foundation.
Maintaining a balance between research and practice at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Seeing how social issues play out within a global context.
Viewing retail politics in action at the Chicago Mayor's Office.
Getting up close and personal with day-to-day operations of state government.
Taking initiative and speaking up at n+1.
'The more you ask, the more you explore, the more you get out of it.'
Combining marketing and journalism experience at Sun-Times Media.
Going with the flow and directing where it should go at the NYC Department of Education.
Translating keen thought into a reduction of bias and harm.