University Life Resources & Contacts

As a member of the University of Chicago community, you have the opportunity to experience the advantages of campus and city life with the support of many resources. The University has a robust set of systems and practices that support and care for our students and members of the University community.

Whether you are a longtime community member or new to the University of Chicago, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the campus, the University transportation systems, the University’s guide to safe urban living, and to get into the habit of taking good care of yourself and your peers.

For more information on the resources that are available and how you can get involved on campus, visit the Campus and Student life website at and see the list of highlighted resources below.


Area Deans of Students

Your Dean of Students is available to answer questions about any aspect of University life. If your Dean of Students cannot address your concern directly, he or she will guide you to a resource for assistance.


Bias Education & Support Team

Members of the Bias Education & Support Team help to support and guide students seeking assistance in determining how to handle incidents involving actions committed against them that are motivated by a bias against their identity, background, ability, or physical appearance.


Housing & Residence Life

Housing & Residence Life supports College students living in University of Chicago’s residence halls, ensuring that students have a place where they can relax, study, and spend time with friends.


Dean-on-Call Program

The Dean-on-Call, a University administrator who is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, provides guidance and support to students. The Dean-on-Call ensures that the full breadth of University resources is available to and working for a student in a critical incident.


Discrimination, Harassment & Sexual Misconduct

The University of Chicago provides a number of emotional, legal, and support resources for students who have encountered discrimination, harassment, sexual assault, and other types of sexual misconduct.

Graduate Student Housing

UChicagoGRAD’s Housing Resources website provides information to make informed decisions about housing. The guide contains tips and resources to plan an apartment search, understand rental agreements, and familiarize yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a renter.

Health & Medical Resources

The University has many health, wellness, and medical resources available to help you stay well or feel better and learn valuable lifelong skills for cultivating and maintaining wellness.

Safety & Security Resources

Being aware of your surroundings and prepared for unexpected situations goes hand-in-hand with city life, and you can learn more information about the University’s resources through the Safety & Security website.

Title IX

The University considers students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, and those seeking access to programs, on the basis of individual merit. The Title IX Coordinator for the University is available to assist those who have concerns or complaints under the Policy on Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct.

Tuition and Student Loans

The Bursar’s Office is responsible for receiving payments for tuition, fees, and other campus charges and provides students with information on their accounts and financial aid transactions. The Student Loan Administration Office is part of the Bursar’s Office and can help guide students through the process of getting financial assistance.