Student Life

Signature Class Events

Each year, the College throws a party in honor of you, our students! Each event is focused on a single class year and takes place in fun and exciting venues around the city. These "Signature Events" are our way of saying thank you for all of the amazing and wonderful things that our students bring to UChicago. So take a break. Grab some friends. And join us for your class Signature Event.

Second-Year Signature Event: A Night Under the Stars

Date: May 1, 2020
Time: 8:00 - 11:00 PM
Tickets: On-sale in Winter 2020 

Dance the night away under the stars as the Adler Planetarium is transformed into one of Chicago's most exclusive clubs. For this event, the historic domed theater will become one big dance floor featuring one of Chicago's premiere DJs. Great food and spectacular views of the city round out an unforgettable second-year formal.

Third-Year Signature Event: Anchors Away

Date: May 28, 2020 
Time: 7:00 - 10:30 PM
Tickets: On-sale in Winter 2020 

All third-years are invited to UChicago's lake cruise aboard the Odyssey. The cruise will leave from Navy Pier and features multiple dance floors, great food, and stunning city views. So dress your best and celebrate with your fellow third-years with summer right around the corner. 

Fourth-Year Signature Event: Jazzin' at the Shedd

Date: April 16, 2020
Time: 8:00 - 11:00 PM
Tickets: On-sale in Winter 2020  

Join us as we travel back to the jazz age for a night among the incredible sea life at the Shedd Aquarium. Live jazz music and DJ, great food and drinks, and access to the exhibits will define this fourth-year formal and kick-off the graduation countdown.