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College Programming and Orientation

Welcome, Class of 2026

Congratulations on your admission to UChicago. We are excited to welcome you as a member of our community in the fall and look forward to supporting your academic journey as a proud student in the College. Please check back in the spring for more information regarding 2022 Orientation and Transition programs.

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Prepare for Your Arrival

Upcoming Programs & Events

Unique programming for incoming first-year and transfer students.

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Parents & Families

Parents & Families

Welcome to the UChicago community of parents and families. As your student begins to make the transition into the College, we know that there will be a period of transition for you as well. As a parent or family member of a UChicago student, you are considered part of the extended UChicago community. We hope you will take advantage of the many opportunities we offer to engage with the faculty, staff, students, and alumni on campus and around the world. 

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Living On Campus

Move-in will be staggered in order to help maintain the health of residents, taking place over a number of days beginning the fourth week of September. Further instructions, including your assigned move-in day and time will be provided with your housing assignment later this summer.

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Discover Chicago

One of the defining aspects of study at UChicago is its setting in the city of Chicago and the Hyde Park neighborhood. Here, opportunities to interact with the city’s cultural institutions, neighborhoods, and more are woven into student life. Chicago offers countless experiences—in every field imaginable—that connect learning on campus to the world outside the classroom.

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