CSL Student Advisory Committees, Boards, and Councils

Advisory Committees, Boards and Councils

Provides the College student perspective for UChicago Dining and College Housing on dining issues primarily related to the three residential dining commons, but also campus markets and the academic cafés. 

Contact: Christopher Toote, Executive Director of UChicago Dining

The Student Global Health Advisory Committee is a dynamic and diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about increasing global health research and engagement across campus. 

Center for Global Health (CGH)

Application for the Global Health Advisory Committee

Contact: Absera Melaku, Program Development Coordinator of the Biological Sciences Division, Center for Global Health

Advises Housing & Residence Life and Facilities Services on residential commons facilities and operations.

Contact: Sophia Chaknis, Executive Director of Housing & Residence Life, Assistant Dean in the College

Advises International House staff about Community Kitchen policies and procedures.

Contact: Denise Jorgens, Director, International House

A representative body for all Houses, the IHC advises Housing & Residence Life on matters related to undergraduate student housing and the House System. One student representative is elected to IHC by each House.

Contact: Sophia Chaknis, Executive Director of Housing & Residence Life, Assistant Dean in the College

Advises Office of International Affairs (OIA) on international student needs and concerns, participates in the development of new initiatives, interacts with the wider University community to raise the visibility of international students, and develops international student leadership.

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)

Meets with Housing & Residence Life and UChicago Dining to provide ongoing feedback about the dining options and food that is served in the three residential dining commons and plans special dining programs. Students from Student Alliance for Jewish Enrichment (SAJE) and staff from Hillel participate. Halal food and students from the Muslim Student Association (MSA) participate.

Contact: Christopher Toote, Executive Director of UChicago Dining

Informs the Office of LGBTQ Student Life Director and the university administration of the needs of LGBTQ students, articulates the problems and issues currently facing LGBTQ students, and advises the Office of LGBTQ Student Life on areas of programming currently being offered.

LGBTQ Advisory Board

Contact: Kendra Malone, Director of the LGBTQ Student Life Office

LSAG assists in making specific recommendations to improve the University libraries and considers proposals for future changes in services. The Library Student Advisory Group includes representatives from the College, Divisions, and the Professional Schools.

Contact: Rebecca Starkey, LSAG Coordinator

Provides on-going feedback about the food and service in the dining commons. Each residential dining commons has its own dining committee.
Contacts: Christopher Toote, Executive Director of UChicago Dining

Advises OMSA on matters related to multicultural student affairs at the University.

Contact: Candace Hairston, Assistant Director, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

Supports athletics at the University. Members of the Undergraduate Order of the C are Varsity lettermen.

Order of the “C”

Partners with Alumni Relations and Development to raise awareness for the Senior Class Gift and the importance of supporting your University.

Contact: Shannon Copp, Assistant Director of College Young Alumni and Senior Class Gift

Plans Senior Week to make the most of the last week at the University of Chicago before graduation. Committee for fourth-year students typically meets from January to June.

Contact: College Programming Office

Serves as the voice of spiritual life on campus, organizing the annual Spirit Week and Multifaith Celebration among other events. Undergraduates and graduate students are nominated by their own faith communities.

Contact: Jigna Shah, Assistant Dean of Rockefeller Chapel and Director of Spiritual Life, 773.834.1885

Creates opportunities for students to connect with and learn from alumni.

Contact: Shannon Copp, Assistant Director of College Young Alumni and Senior Class Gift

A collective of students that receive updates from UChicago Student Wellness regarding programs, services, and initiatives that support the health and well-being of UChicago students. This Board meets with Student Wellness Leadership to provide student perspective and input on potential new and existing physical and mental health services, student health insurance options, and health promotion programs and initiatives. The Board seeks a diverse group of students with at least one representative from The College and each Professional School and Academic Division within the University. Students must commit to attending an onboarding session in September and to serving a one-year term. The deadline to apply is June 1 - Apply here.

Student Wellness will contact about next steps in early June to applicants and to schedule interviews.

Contact: Elizabeth Webb, Director of Health Promotion

Advises SSS on matters related to low-income, first-generation, and undocumented student affairs at the University.

Contact: Ireri Rivas, Director of the Student Support Services Office

Works with the College Programming Office (CPO), Career Advancement, and other staff across campus to invite more than 200 College alumni to meet with second- and third-year students at a one-day conference style workshop focusing on career exploration and networking.

Contact: College Programming Office

Encourages close relationships between the women athletes of the University of Chicago so that they may work together as a body to promote women’s athletics.

Women’s Athletic Association

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