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.
Chicago Swing Dance Society, founded in 1997, is now a flourishing club with weekly dances free to students.
By Emily R. Ehret, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Students celebrate the annual winter tradition of Kuvia.
While competing, students learn valuable skills like negotiation, public speaking, teamwork, and formal writing.
By Jamie Ehrlich, Managing College Media Editor, Class of 2018
Beginning and native speakers alike write for UChicago’s first Arabic-language magazine.
By Cole Martin, College Media Editor, Class of 2019
Lucas Tse to study economic and social history at Oxford
By Michael Drapa, UChicago News
The College proudly awaits watching our men and women's soccer teams compete in the Final Four this Friday, December 1.
By Courtesy of UChicago Athletics, UChicago Athletics
Resident Assistants as Leaders in College Housing
Through research and advocacy, the UChicago Democracy Initiative makes the political world accessible to students.
Voices in Your Head's unique sound reimagines a cappella
By Adia Robinson, College Media Editor, Class of 2018
Students are enjoying a wide array of courses in the College's newest major
Flipside won $20,000 in the New Social Venture Challenge hosted by Booth School of Business.
Coach Chris Wilkerson’s players, who he says aspire to careers as investment bankers, molecular engineers, doctors or lawyers, “value the game of football, but they know that they are here to prepare themselves for the rest of their lives.”
Gather developers convene at the New Founders Conference in Chicago.
Every year, residential houses and student groups paint banners to decorate the Homecoming festivities and win prizes.
This fall the University of Chicago is welcoming a talented and diverse group of new undergraduate students who are poised to make a positive impact for the College.
By UChicago News
Learn more about the students behind the stories.
By College Media Editors
A discussion with Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown.
By Courtesy of the Polsky Center
A fourth-year's advocacy initiative teaches local elementary school students life skills through chess
By Sarah Zimmerman, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
Students Ben Glover and Atrician Lumumba talk about the rap careers they've developed while at UChicago
"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