Parents and families are members of the UChicago community and play an important role in the life of the University. Whether you're on campus for OrientationFamily Weekend, or Convocation, or supporting your student from afar, UChicago parents play a critical role in student development and academic achievement. 

While much of the information you’ll find here is geared toward parents of undergraduate students, we offer resources for parents of graduate students as well.

Latest News and Announcements

The College Welcomes the Class of 2022

Over the weekend, the College welcomed the newest members of our community to campus with move-in, Opening Convocation, and lots of fun. Check out all of the coverage of the event from UChicago News.

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Family Weekend 2018

Family Weekend 2018 will take place of the weekend of October 26 to 28. Registration for Family Weekend is now open. For more information about this event and to find links to our registration site, visit the Family Weekend website.

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Upcoming Live Streams from the College

Even if you can't join us on campus for the Class of 2022's Opening Convocation, families can still view the event live stream on UChicago Live. This year, Opening Convocation will take place at 3:00 PM on Sunday, September 23rd and will feature remarks by Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University, and John W. Boyer, Dean of the College.

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