RSVP engages in events as part of Sex Week 2013

February 8, 2013

Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) will engage in several events as part of Sex Week 2013, a collection of 36 events organized by students on topics ranging from abstinence and religion, intimacy, consent, contraception, fetish and more. 

“ENGAGE: What is our civic responsibility?” event Feb. 9; RSVP by noon Feb. 8

February 6, 2013

All University of Chicago students are invited to reflect on and discuss critical issues in our shared civic life, such as inequities and disparities in healthcare, education, housing, employment and more during "ENGAGE: What Is Our Civic Responsibility?", an event taking place from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at 5710 Woodlawn (OMSA). 

SG hosts Career Forum on Thursday, February 7

February 5, 2013

Student Government at the University of Chicago will host a career forum on Thursday, February 7, from 5-6 p.m. in the McCormick Tribune Lounge in the Reynolds Club. The forum will focus on career education, opportunities for graduates and undergraduate students, and recent initiatives. 

Hoops for Hyde Park fundraiser and clothing drive at basketball games tonight

February 1, 2013

The University of Chicago Women's Athletic Association will host their annual Hoops for Hyde Park Schools event this year at the women's and men's basketball games against Case Western, which begin at 6 and 8 p.m. The Order of the "C" will also host a clothing drive and raffle fundraiser at the event. 

Message to Faculty, Students, and Staff about Sunday’s Demonstration

January 30, 2013

Thomas F. Rosenbaum, Provost, and Karen Warren Coleman, Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services, issued a statement today to faculty, students, and staff regarding the demonstration on Sunday at the Center for Care and Discovery. 

Statement on Protest at Center for Care and Discovery

January 28, 2013

The University issued a statement on the protest at the Center for Care and Discovery. 

Winter Festival - POSTPONED

January 28, 2013

The Winter Festival has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions. Watch for additional information. 

Constructing an Indestructible Self: a presentation by Dr. Alex Lickerman

January 28, 2013

In a presentation from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, January 28,  at International House, Alex Lickerman, MD, will discuss whether resilience is something that individuals can learn. Lickerman, drawing on the tenets of Buddhism and new scientific research, argues that resilience is something we can all take action to develop. 

Winter Festival takes place from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, February 1 Primary tabs

January 28, 2013

The Winter Festival, originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, has been rescheduled from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, February 1. Join ORCSA in Hutchinson Courtyard for an afternoon of ice scultptures, horse drawn carriage rides, activities, and performances. 

Saturday’s MLK Day of Service events full, other volunteer opportunities available

January 16, 2013

All 200 volunteer opportunities for Saturday's MLK Day of Service have been filled. You can still participate in the national MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 21, by finding opportunities through the national website. Days of service and volunteer referrals are also available through UCSC throughout the academic year. 


Foreign students find a home for the holidays

November 26, 2012

More than 150 international students experienced a classic American Thanksgiving last week through the Thanksgiving Homestay Program run by the International House at the University of Chicago. The program paired students from the University of Chicago and several other Chicago-area schools with Illinois families who hosted the students and their families for the Thanksgiving weekend. Read the Chicago Tribune article about this program. 

Message of support for students affected by Hurricane Sandy

October 30, 2012

We are closely monitoring Hurricane Sandy, a powerful storm that has already caused destruction in the Caribbean and is expected to hit the East Coast later today and tomorrow. We are aware that you might have loved ones in the area and wanted to reach out to offer you our support. Campus and Student Life offices can provide resources and services for those who have been affected or have loved ones affected by this storm. 

U. of C. moves up to 4th in U.S. News college rankings

October 8, 2012

U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the nation's top colleges and the University of Chicago tied with Columbia University as the fourth best national university, moving up from the fifth spot last year. Read the Chicago Tribune article about the rankings. 

Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services: Statement regarding undocumented student issues and new federal policy

August 15, 2012

President Barack Obama announced that the Department of Homeland Security will implement a policy that will allow youth who meet certain qualifications to be considered for relief from deportation or from entering into removal proceedings.

UChicago Dining among America’s Top Universities for Food Lovers

July 20, 2012

Read here about how The Daily Meal ranked University of Chicago Dining in the Top 20 Dining Programs for food lovers.

How core values shape the University’s response to bias reports

May 26, 2012

In the past few weeks, the University has received two separate reports of incidents in our student community that invoked offensive stereotypes of members of particular racial, ethnic and gender groups.