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.
Find out more about the University’s efforts to improve access to instruction and recreation on our campus.
The Academic Study Skills Assessment Program (ASAP) assists students with improving academic performance through assessment, short term coaching and referral. ASAP addresses a wide range of concerns with respect to study skills including time management, reading effectiveness, test taking, memory and comprehension.
A comprehensive peer-based tutoring program designed to provide one-on-one assistance and small group support to undergraduate students in scientific and quantitative subjects, including chemistry, economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, and biology.
This site gives you practical advice on how to stay safe when you’re in a big city. Also included: a map of the over 300 Emergency Phones in Hyde Park.
The Dean-on-Call Program includes the Dean on Call and the Sexual Assault Dean-on Call. Both Deans are available 24 hours a day, every day of the calendar year. They can be reached by calling the University Police (at 123 or 702-8181).
A complimentary door-to-door bus transportation service to and from regularly scheduled classes for students who have been approved for the ADA accommodation process. Transportation for additional University classes or activities can also be arranged.
Help.uchicago.edu is a central resource that provides contact information and advice depending on your emergency, problem, or issue.
If an injury or illness makes it difficult for you to get to your classes, contact your College adviser about the Dean of Students support for injured students.
myUChicago is the University's official Web portal for students and other members of the University community. The portal allows you to access your student information and a wide range of online University resources.
Do you find yourself asking "Now what do I do" or "How can I get this resolved"? The ombudsperson helps you explore conflicts, problems, and concerns that arise in the course of life at the University -- in a safe and and confidential environment.
RSVP’s prevention and education resources seek to promote healthy gender relations on campus. The site also provides critical information for victims of assault.
This site can give you advice about where to go for help in the event of sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking concerns, domestic violence, or if you’re confused and just need some answers.
The Student Counseling Service (SCS) provides mental health care to University of Chicago students. This care includes needs assessment, psychotherapy, psychiatric consultation, academic skills assessment program, support groups, referrals, emergency services, and health promotion and wellness programs.
SHS (formerly the Student Care Center) provides appointment-based health services and treatment for students and eligible dependents who have paid the student life fee.
If you’re concerned about your safety anywhere within the UChicago Police coverage area, you can call to request a police escort to follow as you walk to your destination. Call 773-702-8181 for the first available patrol car.
In addition to emergency response (773-702-8181), the UCPD offer a number of services that may be of use to you, including laptop security tags, house watch service, the bicycle registration program, and jumper cables (although you can’t use the squad car to jump start your car).
The Student Care Center provides information for students with medical issues that require immediate attention.
With tutors from all disciplines, the University Writing Program can help you improve your paper, no matter what you’re writing about.