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

Download the UChicago Convocation Brochure for the June Ceremony

The University of Chicago is sending a brochure to families of Spring 2017 gradautes. You can download a digital copy of that brochure here. Inside you will find the Convocation schedule, information about hotels and shuttles, and locations for all events occuring during Convocation weekend.

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Spring 2017 Parent Connect Newsletter Now Available

The spring 2017 edition of the Parent Connection Newsletter is now available online. In this issue, learn about the College's new pre-orientation programs, look back on the life of Trustee David Rockefeller, catch-up on the Univeristy's capital campaign, and more. If you didn't receive your copy in your email, please make sure that your student has given us the correct email address by having them visit their student portal at

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