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

Winter 2017 Parent Connect Newsletter Now Available

The winter 2017 edition of the Parent Connection Newsletter is now available online. In this issue, learn about the 20th anniversary edition of the College's Taking the Next Step, take a look back at the past year at UChicago, learn more about the search for our next group of Orientation Leaders, 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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UChicago Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join the University of Chicago as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and reflect on our collective responsibility to work towards a more equitable society. On Monday, January 9th, watch the livestream of the MLK Celebration featuring a keynote address by Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of Just Mercy, beginning at 6PM.

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