Life at UChicago

A world-class city

Our community is completely intertwined with the city we call home. At our Hyde Park campus, located in one of Chicago’s most eclectic neighborhoods, you will be surrounded by storied architecture, majestic parks, Lake Michigan, world-class museums, and a plethora of arts and cultural opportunities both locally and in the wider city of Chicago.

Life in Chicago and Hyde Park

Our main campus is in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood—a historic area just south of downtown Chicago, known for its diversity and strong sense of community.

Inclusive and diverse

Different backgrounds and perspectives make us better scholars and leaders. We’re deeply committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment, and we invite all members of our community to participate in this vital and ongoing work with dedicated programming, tools, and resources.

A tight-knit community

As a student at UChicago, you join some of the brightest minds in the world. You’ll be challenged in ways you would never expect and form lifelong connections at this intellectual destination.

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Live musical performance

Arts institutions and programs

University of Chicago football players during a match.

Athletics and recreation

Library book case

Campus resources

Street painting that reads' Wellalpalooza'

Health and wellness