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.
Feature-length film written and directed by fourth-year Jack Mayer will premiere at Doc Films on Jan. 19.
Two young alums hope to improve food security in rural South Africa.
Class of 2011 | History and English
Megan’s passion for music inspired her to start Tandem Shop, a record label that just released its second album.
Class of 2010 | Political Science
Deborah co-founded Avant Gaudy, an online vintage clothing store that has recently grown to international proportions.
Renovated study space in Harper Library gains popularity with students.
Major Activities Board brings DJ and remix artist Girl Talk to campus for its fall show.
Cascade program offers public school students quirky classes on everything from Batman to pirates.
50,000 words. 30 days. One novel. Welcome to National Novel Writing Month.
Second-year Charlton Austin reflects on his seven months of military service in Iraq.
Organization of Black Students hopes video-letter campaign will bring Michelle Obama back to Hyde Park.
What do Obama’s house, a bathrobe, and Charlton Heston have in common? The 48 Hour Film Festival.
Despite the challenges facing journalism, students are taking advantage of the Chicago Careers in Journalism program.
Each fall, College Dean John Boyer leads an ever-growing group of students, faculty, and Hyde Park residents on a historical tour of the South Side by bicycle.
Odyssey Scholar Clarence Okoh, ’14, shares his thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. and the UChicago community.
By Clarence Okoh, Class of 2014
A lawyer whose education began with the Great Books offers counsel for current students.
By Elizabeth Station
Students graduate. Dorms close. But house traditions have a life of their own.
Dan Beksha, AB’09, and Celina de la Garza, AB’11, wanted to say thank you.
By Ingrid Gonçalves, AB'08
Metcalf interns and employers on challenging tasks, long days, and what they learned from each other.
With a $5 million gift for careers and entrepreneurship, the chair of the board ensures College grads will know more about the working world than he did.
A trustee who had too many loans and “not enough” fun wants life to be different for today’s students.
A lawyer who almost chose psychology supports students who take the other path.