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Latest News and Announcements

University's Statement on Online Postings

Read the University's statement on online postings from Vice President of Campus Life and Student Services, Karen Warren Coleman. For more information about anti-bias resources from the University, visit the Get Help page on the Campus and Student Life Website.

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The Winter 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 winter quarter edition is now available online.  Just visit the Parent Newsletters and Publications page of our website.  This quarter's edition includes information about the process for applying for a fellowship, a look at UChicago Dining's new gluten-free program, and the line-up for the winter quarter Harper Lecture Series.

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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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