Visit UChicago this August (in person or virtually)



Visiting colleges is on many students’ radar during the summer months, and UChicago brings you the best of both worlds, in person and virtually! Our doors are open, welcoming visitors on campus Monday through Saturday, and we’re here virtually 24/7. Checking out virtual opportunities like an information session, campus tour, model class, student salon, or your favorite videos prior to visiting in person is a great introduction to our community. When you arrive on campus, you’ll feel a welcoming familiarity!


Join us for a virtual session to explore UChicago on your own timetable. Sit in on a model class, connect with current students, or check out any one of the upcoming virtual events listed below—join us for all that spark your inspiration!

UChicago Events to Check Out (all times are noted in US Central Daylight Time (CDT)—please register in advance using the links below!)

  • Sunday, August 1, 2 p.m.: Virtual Campus Tour. Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

  • Tuesday, August 3, 6 p.m.: Virtual Information Session. Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

  • Sunday, August 8, 2 p.m.: Virtual Campus Tour. Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

  • Monday, August 9, 7:30 a.m.: Virtual Student Salon. Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real-time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

  • Saturday, August 14, 11 a.m.: Virtual Information Session. Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

  • Sunday, August 15, 2 p.m.: Virtual Campus Tour. Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

  • Monday, August 16, 4 p.m.: Virtual Student Salon. Join us for a personal discussion with our current students to learn more about student life and academics at UChicago. These virtual gatherings are intended to mimic the small class sizes found on our campus and will offer the opportunity to connect in real time with current students and fellow applicants. Bring your questions about campus life and be prepared for a lively conversation! Please note, UChicago Student Salons are only available for prospective students.

  • Tuesday, August 17, 6 p.m.: Virtual Information Session. Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

  • Sunday, August 22, 2 p.m.: Virtual Campus Tour. Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!

  • Tuesday, August 24, 7 a.m.: Virtual Information Session. Join a UChicago Admissions Counselor for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.

  • Sunday, August 29, 2 p.m.: Virtual Campus Tour. Join current students as they lead a session highlighting important places on UChicago’s campus while tying in the student experience both socially and academically. Bring your questions and get ready for some fun stories!