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.
UChicago student committee selects 9 new works in first major expansion of the collection
By The Smart Museum of Art
The University of Chicago women's basketball recently completed its fourth international trip with a 10-day excursion to Spain.
By UChicago Athletics
UChicago’s very own Doc Films is the nation’s oldest and longest-running college film society.
By Cole Martin, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Undergraduate initiative to increase accessibility for first-generation, low-income students
By Danika Kmetz, Manager of College Communications, UChicago News
Fourth-years explore diverse topics, showcasing the vast array of intellectual interests of the student body.
By Emily R. Ehret, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Jarrett to kick off Convocation Weekend with a speech to graduating seniors about global citizenship.
By Jamie Ehrlich, Managing College Media Editor, Class of 2018
Faculty members recognized for outstanding teaching and mentoring
By Andrew Bauld, Louise Lerner, Rob Mitchum and Matt Wood
(From left): Hannah Yi, Kyle Gardner, Amanda Shubert and Elizabeth Erin Lailei Lee
On March 31st, 2018, SASA performed their annual spring cultural show featuring 200 participants, nine romantic skits, and ten incredible performances.
Alumni pursue creative careers at major companies
By Adia Robinson, College Media Editor, Class of 2018
The UChicago team sailed more than 30 hours over the course of six days.
Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Obama, has been named the invited speaker for the Class Day celebration.
By Courtesy of the UChicago News Office
Initiative supports students, visiting faculty and artists during Spring Quarter
Undergraduate ‘trek’ part of program exploring issues and professional opportunities
By Dan Moore and Allana Tachauer
Phoenix Farms is unique in that it is involving students from all parts of the University, including the College, Booth, Pritzker, and other graduate students.
By Kate Blankinship, Intern for Campus & Student Life, Class of 2019
Students publish original research and science-based articles for this international organization.
Third-years Adel Rahman and Naomi Sweeting named Goldwater Scholars
In true UChicago fashion, the museum was made open to the students, who could learn about the craters on Jupiter while toasting to their upcoming accomplishments.
UChicago supports student-led initiative to provide free lessons on Midway
Research projects cap unique experience for faculty and students.
By Diana Kenney
Class of 2019 | Sociology and Creative Writing
Christina Cano engages with Chicago through pilot program
By Sara Maillacheruvu, Intern for Communications and Arts Partnerships, Chicago Studies, Class of 2018