The University of Chicago recognizes the investment that you have in the success of your student and the important role that families play in the life of the University. As a member of the UChicago community, parents are an important partner in supporting student development and academic achievement. This website is designed to serve as a hub for parents, to answer questions you may have and to offer opportunities for you to build your own UChicago experience. While much of the information on this site is geared toward parents of undergraduate students, parents of graduate students will find information and resources here as well.  If you cannot find what you are looking for or have other questions, please feel free to contact us anytime.

Latest News and Announcements

Campus Climate Survey

On April 14, the University will launch a campus climate survey that will assess the climate with regard to sexual misconduct and sexual assault. The Spring 2015 Climate Survey will provide essential information that will help guide our efforts to improve sexual misconduct prevention, education and awareness programs as well as efforts to provide the best resources to victims. We have posted more information on this survey on our Campus News page.

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The Spring Edition of the Parent Connection Newsletter has Arrived

Each quarter the College publishes a newsletter of events, stories, and interviews that we call the Parent Connection.  The spring quarter edition is now available online.  Just visit the Parent Newsletters and Publications page of our website.  This quarter's edition includes information about graduation activities, a look inside the University's famous Trivia Night, details about the student health insurance program, and more.

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Congratulations to Students Admitted to the Class of 2019!

From everyone in the College, congratulations to those students admitted through early action to the Class of 2019. For students and families looking to get started on some early planning, information about New Student Orientation can be found on our Orientation Website, You can also find information about Family Weekend 2015 at

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