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.
Students at the College embrace the arts
Scav's Head Judge Grace Chapin on a UChicago tradition.
Beloved campus tradition of Scavenger Hunt marks 25th anniversary—and shoots for a world record.
Oliver McDonald, UChicago third-year, takes us behind the scenes of the carillon at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
By Anna Borja, Class of 2014
Class of 2012 | Economics
This third-year entrepreneur is fueled by community service and business.
A quick snapshot of life at UChicago for students who have been admitted to the College’s Class of 2015.
Le Vorris & Vox is reviving 'circus arts' on campus.
Buried by blizzard, students seize the day
Judith Jamison, 20th century dance legend, celebrated diversity with the UChicago community.
Five students were awarded Rhodes or Marshall Scholarships, advancing their studies in fields ranging from linguistics to public policy and biochemistry.
Class of 2014 | Theatre & Performance Studies
Scenes from the 64th Latke-Hamantash Debate
Justin Kern, AB'04, PhD'10, began forming the ideas for these photos as an undergrad.
Fourth-year identical twins combined football with a world-class education.
A peek at the Student Activities Fair, where students showed off extracurricular talents from juggling to salsa dancing.
Third-year Julie Huang discusses her time aboard an oceanography research vessel.
A look at the traditional O-Week parting ceremony at Hull Gate.
By Sara Olkon
Rising fourth-year Nikhil Maddirala sends us a postcard from India, where he learned the art of Vipassana meditation.
Class of 2011 | Mathematics
This Scav fanatic's quirky hobbies include unicycling and formal logic.
Third-year Lexie Tabachnick sends us a postcard from a theater camp for Israeli and Palestinian children in Jerusalem.
Second-year Rachel Mittelstaedt sends us a postcard from Costa Rica, where she has spent the summer working with HIV/AIDS patients.