News

2022

Summer Transportation Options

May 25, 2022

The University announced updates regarding summer transportation options available to all students. 


Updated Guidance: Masks Recommended Indoors

May 11, 2022

In light of recent elevated COVID-19 metrics on campus and in the City of Chicago, and Chicago’s Community Risk Level being changed to “medium” last Friday, the University is recommending that individuals wear a mask in indoor settings when others are present.


Spring Safety Update

May 9, 2022

The University announced updates about progress on public safety initiatives.


Public Safety Advisory Council

May 6, 2022

The University announced the launch of the Public Safety Advisory Council, which will help us obtain community input on issues impacting safety and security on campus and in the University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) extended patrol area.


Student Committee and Boards Application Process

April 26, 2022

Campus and Student Life and the Office of the Provost are seeking student applications for a number of important positions and committees/ boards for the 2022-23 academic year.
 
These positions provide students with the opportunity to work directly with faculty and staff, better understand University governance, and provide student input on important matters affecting the University.


Todd Gilcrist Jr. Named UChicago Head Football Coach

April 7, 2022

University of Chicago Director of Athletics & Recreation Angie Torain announced the hiring of Todd Gilcrist Jr. as head football coach. He becomes the 12th head coach in UChicago football history, dating back to the program's inception in 1892.


Steps to Take to Help Prevent Cybersecurity Attacks

April 1, 2022

In recent weeks, media and government sources have reported an increase in attempted computer hacking and other cybercrimes. It is important that the University and members of our community are aware of these threats and that we take proper steps to respond to them.


Voter Registration Information

March 28, 2022

Dean of Students in the University Michele Rasmussen shared information with students about voter registration.


New Teletherapy Option for Students

March 15, 2022

Eligible UChicago students now have access to TimelyCare, a leading telehealth company specializing in serving the needs of university students through its network of licensed providers. TimelyCare offers on-demand and scheduled mental health services—all available virtually—to enhance students’ access to support. TimelyCare is designed to complement the in-person and virtual services that are offered through UChicago Student Wellness.


Plans for Convocation 2022

March 3, 2022

The University is currently planning to hold all 2022 Convocation events in person, including the diploma and hooding ceremonies hosted by each school and division.


Invasion of Ukraine – Continued Support for the International Community

March 3, 2022

Dean of Students in the Universtiy Michele Rasmussen and Director of the Office of International Affairs Nick Seamons share support resources for the campus community.


Additional Details on New Masking Policies

March 2, 2022

Executive Vice President of the University Katie Callow-Wright shares key points regarding the University's new masking policies.


Support for the University Community

February 24, 2022

Dean of Students in the University Michele Rasmussen and Director of the Office of International Affairs Nick Seamons wrote to the University of community following the invasion into Ukraine.


The Connection Between Food, Art, and Culture

February 24, 2022

Join UChicago Dining for their capstone Black History Month event.


Establishment of the Department of Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity

February 23, 2022

Following a multi-year, faculty driven process, the Council of the Senate of the University of Chicago voted Tuesday to create a new Department of Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity.


Inclement Weather Forecast

February 1, 2022

UChicago is closely monitoring a winter storm that is expected to create hazardous road conditions. While classes are scheduled to continue Wednesday, the storm will affect some people’s ability to travel.


Transition of College Leadership

January 24, 2022

John W. Boyer will step down as Dean of the College at the end of the 2022-23 academic year.


In-Person Activities and Free Mask Distribution

January 21, 2022

After more than a month of closely monitoring the impact of the Omicron variant nationwide and in Chicago, the University is moving forward with plans to resume in-person instruction on January 24, in consultation with experts at the University of Chicago Medicine.


Always Think Safety Campaign

January 20, 2022

As we return to campus, and at a time when issues of public safety are at the forefront, the University is launching a new public safety information campaign, Always Think Safety.


2022 Student Leader Awards Nominations

January 19, 2022

Students are encouraged to nominate fellow College, graduate, and professional students who deserve recognition for all they have done for the University.