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.
By Sarah Zimmerman, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
David Brooks, UChicago’s first Class Day speaker, talks about his time at the College
By Lindsey Simon, Senior Media Editor, Class of 2015
Natalya Samee, Andrew Kim, and Miranda Cherkas share their wisdom.
By Austin Ward, Senior Media Editor, Class of 2015
Speeches delivered by the three student speakers for the Class of 2014 at UChicago's 519th Convocation on June 14, 2014.
Student speakers share their thoughts on presentation prep, College memories, lessons learned, and the road ahead.
Speeches delivered by the three student speakers for the Class of 2013 at UChicago's 515th Convocation on Saturday, June 15.
Student convocation speeches from the class of 2012.