Life on Campus

UChicago Dining Commons

At the University of Chicago, students have many opportunities to enhance their experience on campus. Students can make an impact—whether it’s through formal leadership roles on campus or while serving our surrounding Chicago communities. Programming on topics such as diversity, wellness, and fitness is available to help students maintain their wellbeing and cultivate resilience. Nearly 400 student organizations, which are outlets for exploration and debate, all add to the lively campus exchange of cultures and ideas.

Athletics & Recreation

UChicago students have access to an impressive array of sports and fitness facilities, programs, and services through Athletics & Recreation.
Learn more about Athletics & Recreation.

Arts and Culture

Whether you participate directly or enjoy being inspired by others, Campus and Student Life has a variety of opportunities for students to get involved in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich your life and spark your creativity.
Learn more about arts and culture.

Committees and Advisory Boards

If you would like to be a part of dialogue and decision-making about important campus issues, Student Government (SG), academic areas, and University administrative offices all have committees, councils, and advisory boards that may interest you.
Learn more about committees and advisory boards.

Green Fund

As part of the University of Chicago’s commitment to student research, scholarship and innovation around sustainability, Campus and Student Life has launched a Green Fund in collaboration with the student-led UChicago Environmental Alliance (UCEA).
Learn more about the Green Fund.

Housing & Residence Life

Housing & Residence Life helps to develop and support inclusive communities that engage residents in exceptional living experiences within secure and well-maintained environments that foster a sense of belonging and support the academic initiatives of the University.
Learn more about Housing & Residence Life.

Leadership and Involvement

Numerous programs provide students with expansive opportunities to engage with diverse people, ideas, and cultures. Students can build leadership skills while expanding their local understanding and global perspective.
Learn more about leadership and involvement.

Student Centers

Student Centers enhance the daily lives of students by creating environments that build community and is committed to providing the campus community with high-quality services, programs, activities, and facilities that complement the University’s academic mission.
Learn more the Student Centers.

Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life offers places, metaphorical and literal, to connect, understand, ask and explore.
Learn more about Spiritual Life.

UChicago Dining

UChicago Dining strives to provide exemplary and diverse dining experiences that contribute to the development of a vibrant campus community.
Learn more about UChicago Dining.