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University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

1101 E 58th Street

Rosenwald Hall Suite 105

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

Phone: 773-702-8650

Fax: 773-702-4199

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Address:Office of College Admissions
1101 E. 58th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Admissions Office Phone:773-702-8650
Admissions Office Fax:773-702-4199
Admissions Office Email:collegeadmissions@uchicago.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Gerald Ratner Athletics Center
Joseph Regenstein Library
Robie House
Court Theatre
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Food on Campus UChicago boasts over a dozen on-campus coffee shops and three residential dining halls, as well as a host of delis and snack shops. Of note, Bartlett Dining Commons, once an athletic field house, is a large dining hall that offers excellent buffet options and a kosher deli and Hallowed Grounds, a student-run lounge that offers international food from neighborhood restaurants, two pool tables, and popular open-mic nights. Books on Campus Seminary Co-op Bookstore (57th Street and Woodlawn) One of the best academic bookstores in the world, the Co-Op also has a veritable maze of fiction, poetry, drama, and everything in-between. It also carries the textbooks for most social sciences and humanities courses. University of Chicago Bookstore (Barnes and Noble) (58th Street and Ellis Ave) University t-shirts, pennants, and math and science textbooks. Also contains a Starbucks. O’Gara and Wilson, Chicago’s ‘oldest’ bookstore, specializing in rare and used books, is located on 57th Street, near campus and a variety of other opportunities, including other bookstores and restaurants. Arts and Music on campus Professional companies and artists in residence include Court Theatre, one of the top reparatory theater companies in the city; the critically acclaimed (and Grammy award winning) Pacifica Quartet; the Newberry Consort, famed for their performances of medieval and Renaissance music on period instruments; the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; and the modern ensemble ‘eighth blackbird.’ The University of Chicago Presents series brings musicians from all over the world to Mandel Hall in the Reynolds Club (the main student center.) Also, we've just opened our brand new, 184,000 square foot, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. Facilities include a performance hall, exhibition space, two theaters, a screening room, performance penthouse, classrooms, studios, rehearsal rooms, performance labs, a digital media center including editing suites, a cafe, and more.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Art Institute of Chicago
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
Soldier Field
Museum of Science and Industry
Millenium Park
Other Chicago Museums Museum of Contemporary Art, Shedd Aquarium, Architecture Foundation, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Museum of Contemporary Photography, National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center Chicago Nightlife/Entertainment Chicago Punk and Ska, The Empty Bottle, The Metro, Second City, The Vic Theatre, House of Blues, Chicago Centerstage, Broadway in Chicago, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago Professional Sports The Bears, The Blackhawks, The Bulls, The Cubs, The Fire, The White Sox, The Wolves Newcity's Guide to Chicago's Restaurants Web: www.newcitychicago.com This site has restaurant reviews and allows users to search for restaurants by neighborhood, cuisine, or price. Shopping in Chicago The Magnificent Mile, that fabled section of North Michigan Avenue, offers Bloomingdale's, Nike Town, Eddie Bauer, Lord and Taylor, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Filene's Basement, and much more. Then there are the department stores on Chicago's historic State Street—Marshall Field's (Macy's), at the corner of State and Randolph; and Carson Pirie Scott and Company and Sears, both at the corner of State and Madison. Old Navy and Forever 21 also have large stores on State Street and are good picks for the student budget.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Varies
Average Length:1 hour

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:May
Appointment Required:Preferred
Average Length of Interview:1 hour
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Daily when open

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Other
     Describe:A prospective student questionnaire is available on respective varsity team websites.
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:athletics.uchicago.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:3 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Please contact us for details

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Office of College Admissions
    1101 E. 58th St
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: 773-702-8650
    Fax: 773-702-4199
    Email: collegeadmissions@uchicago.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    No
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available