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.

COVID-19 Testing Programs at the University

January 12, 2022

The University will open a testing location in Stuart Hall that will be the exclusive campus location for symptomatic testing.


Steps to Confirm COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Status

December 30, 2021

Provost Ka Yee C. Lee and Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President Katie Callow-Wright wrote to outline the process to submit proof of receiving a booster shot or apply for an approved exemption.

Delayed Start of Winter Quarter

December 23, 2021

The University is delaying the start of Winter Quarter for most schools and divisions by one week—to January 10, 2022. Additionally, the University is moving to a remote-only instructional format for the first two weeks of the quarter.

Booster Shot Requirement and Additional COVID-19 Reminders and Precautions for Winter Quarter

December 20, 2021

The University remains focused on limiting the spread of COVID-19 and rely on consultation from experts from the University of Chicago Medicine, the City, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Council on UChicago/Community Relations: Historical, Contemporary, and Future

December 17, 2021

This independent council will undertake the critically important work of exploring and addressing the University’s historical relationship with its surrounding neighborhoods, examining progress made in our partnership, and identifying ways in which the University and community can strengthen this partnership for the future.

Update on Lyft Ride Smart Program

December 16, 2021

In light of input from students and continued concerns regarding safety, UChicago’s Lyft Ride Smart program will remain available 7 days a week from 5 p.m. to 4 a.m. through the end of the 2021-22 academic year. We are continually assessing future options for the program and will communicate any further changes as they are determined.