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.
UChicago first “Professor of Urbanism” brings an urban design perspective to the College.
By Sarah Manhardt, College Managing Editor , Class of 2017
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.
By Christine Schmidt, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
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
By Sarah Zimmerman, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
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.
From short stories to sculptures, this magazine gives a slice of everything UChicago has to offer
Class of 2016 | Biological Sciences with Specialization in Endocrinology
Song relied on the Office of Career Advancement to help him organize his interests and aspirations, from symphonies to oncology, as he prepared for his next step.
Hannah Gitlin, Kris Pittard, and Konje Machini share their wisdom.
Moroccan mementos reflect a rich and vibrant culture
Sixty years after graduating UChicago, Philip Glass (A.B. '56) returns to talk about his time at the College and its influence on his music
Michelle Rodriguez '15 and Law Student Jordan Call '16 found more than the life of the mind at UChicago—they found each other.
We sit down with the Grandmother of Scav
By Max Asaf, College Media Editor, Class of 2016
Crowded bazaars and some bizarre encounters with monkeys color one student's study abroad experience
Critically acclaimed director Ryan Coogler gives this year's lecture
By Adia Robinson, College Media Editor, Class of 2018
Senator Bernie Sanders returns to his alma mater to talk politics as part of MSNBC's Hardball College Tour
Students from across the College had the opportunity to experience the historic Iowa caucuses firsthand, thanks to a trip organized by the Institute of Politics.
Sam's work on and off campus has helped inform his decisions about his future graduate schooling. The Marshall and Truman scholarships will help take him there.