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.
Seeing how social issues play out within a global context.
By Austin Ward, Senior Media Editor, Class of 2015
Viewing retail politics in action at the Chicago Mayor's Office.
Getting up close and personal with day-to-day operations of state government.
Taking initiative and speaking up at n+1.
'The more you ask, the more you explore, the more you get out of it.'
Combining marketing and journalism experience at Sun-Times Media.
Going with the flow and directing where it should go at the NYC Department of Education.
Translating keen thought into a reduction of bias and harm.
'Learning at a fast pace all the time' at Accenture.
Pushing the limits of productivity at J.P. Morgan Investment Management.
Applying micro- and macro-scale biology to reveal taxonomic relationships.
Tech startup experience capitalizes on Computer Science foundation.
Maintaining a balance between research and practice at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Why Are You Here and Not Somewhere Else?
By College Newsletter
Literature, history, and art converge in England's Lake District.
By Ula Kulpa, Class of 2015
At Burton-Judson's annual Halloween contest, creativity prevailed.
By Nathaniel Rossum, Class of 2015
Class of 2015 | New Media Editors
Get to know the students behind UChicago College media.
Living history in a global city
By Janey Lee, Class of 2015
Class of 2015 | History, Russian Studies
A diplomat for a week: Advocating for the economic empowerment of women, from Moscow to Hyde Park and beyond.
Insider Tips and Common Sense Wisdom to Help You Survive O-Week and Beyond.
By Maggie Sivit, Class of 2014
Emily Wang, ’14, who spent winter quarter studying at the University of Chicago Center in Paris, sent these sketchy reports.