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.
26 UChicago graduate and undergraduates were awarded Fulbright fellowships for 2016-17
Publishing satirical news, The Shady Dealer is UChicago's only "intentional" humor publication
By Sarah Zimmerman, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
SWS is a club for more than just investment bankers - it's teaching female students how to manage their money and take on the stock market.
By Christine Schmidt, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
The Center for College Student Success welcomes and supports underrepresented students
By Adia Robinson, College Media Editor, Class of 2018
The Neighborhood Schools Program celebrates serving schools for 40 years.
By Sarah Manhardt, College Managing Editor , Class of 2017
Through art, students express the realities of stigma and dis/ability
BA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations with an MA in Middle Eastern Studies
Posegay will pursue a PhD in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
By Mary Abowd, News Officer for Campus and Student Life, University Communications
Class of 2017 | Mathematics and Physics
Musser will pursue a master’s degree in applied mathematics at the University of Cambridge
A chat with Professor Emily Osborn on excursions in her African Civ in Paris course.
Students discover an unknown culture in their own city
Students with the Institute of Politics were among the first Americans to explore Cuba this past summer.
By Michelle Gan, Class of 2018
Both alums plan to pursue studies abroad
By UChicago News
UChicago first “Professor of Urbanism” brings an urban design perspective to the College.
Class of 2016 | Sociology
From linguistics to podcasts, Fields took advantage of opportunities at UChicago to prepare herself for a career in public radio and engagement journalism.
A former deputy editor-in-chief reflects on the history and future of the newspaper that’s existed since 1892.
Minority students find a voice and share their experiences through art
By Urvi Kumbhat, Class of 2019
"At the UCSC you have the ability to think through problems and expand your knowledge on what doing good is, what is social justice, and what are the needs of the community.”
Learn more about the students behind the stories.
By College Media Editors
Since 1970, the Lascivious Ball has been a UChicago staple, allowing students to express their sexuality
Covering local, national and even international politics, this publication is where political junkies get their fix
Class of 2016 | Public Policy Studies
Between an academic-year internship, Resident Assistant duties, and volunteer commitments, Brock Huebner, AB'16, didn’t have a lot of free time for schoolwork. Get this: he actually encouraged people to leave the library and explore.