More than 15 sports teams represent the university in the competitions of the Third Division of the National University Sports Association (basketball and wrestling programs are especially strong). First-year students of UChicago should live on campus, more than half of the undergraduates prefer to stay there (the rest live on campus). On campus, students are housed in university “homes” that make up the dormitories to which students are assigned. Houses usually live in very friendly communities, within which students are supported not only in their studies, but also in socialization. UChicago has more than 400 student organizations.
Student career development
The University of Chicago promotes the professional development of its students in a wide variety of industries around the world. Individual support and access to numerous resources when looking for a job, creating an attractive resume and preparing for interviews, as well as close ties with employers – all this is offered to students by the Center for Career and Career Guidance of the University.
UChicago students and alumni gain access to:
Job Search Advice
Chicago Career Connection University Recruitment Database
Library of materials on professional growth
Job Search Resources
Resources for foreign students, students of different nationalities and races and other student community groups
Information about working abroad
Tools and materials for resume writing and interviewing
Information about schools with programs prof. education, graduate school
The University of Chicago, located in the picturesque Hyde Park, near Lake Michigan, offers students a life no less diverse and rich than in the metropolis. Since 1997, the campus (a total area of 217 hectares) has opened an incredibly beautiful botanical garden. The appearance of the campus is difficult to attribute to one particular style – this is primarily a combination of traditional English Gothic and modern buildings designed by leading architects of the world.