When you come to Harris, you’ll learn how to transform policy for good. But first, there are a few important steps to take.

Complete these next steps before starting classes in autumn 2022. Some key academic dates are still being determine by the University, and this schedule will be updated as dates are confirmed.  All dates are tentative and subject to change.

April & May Deadlines, Dates, & Action Items

  • As soon as possible: File FAFSA for federal financial aid
  • April 15, 2022: Deposits due for early action, round one, and round two admits
  • Early May: Added to the current student slack workspace
  • May 26, 2022: Polis cohort assignments

Read the details for April & May deadlines.

June & July Deadlines, Dates, & Action Items

  • June 1, 2022: Students may begin Grad PLUS loan application
    • Please note: The required credit check is valid for 180 days from when you begin your Grad PLUS loan application.
  • June 1, 2022: Deadline for submitting your transcript
    • Please note: We have flexibility with the June 1 deadline for students not currently enrolled in a degree program or who graduated prior to June 1, 2020.
  • June 1, 2022: Deadline to claim your UChicago email
  • Week of June 6, 2022: Polis Kick-Off Meetings (virtual)
  • June 6, 2022: Deadline to complete Math Self-Assessment
  • Week of June 20, 2022: Math and Coding Camp registration opens
  • June 30, 2022: Deadline for federal financial aid
  • July 1, 2022: Access the new student orientation modules, which include a wealth of information for new students
  • July 11, 2022: Access the coding platform, Dataquest to start building your skills in Stata and R
  • Week of July 12. 2022: Mid-Summer Polis Meeting (virtual)
  • July 15, 2022: Deadline to submit preferred name and pronouns
  • July 26, 2022: Recommended deadline to accept federal financial aid
  • July 31, 2022: Deadline for submitting your transcript (for degrees conferred in summer 2022)

Read the details for June & July deadlines.

August Deadlines, Dates, & Action Items

  • August 1, 2022: Deadline to register for Math & Coding Camp
  • August 3, 2022: Start of the Academic English Pre-Matriculation Program
  • August 5, 2022: Academic Advisor assignments
  • August 8, 2022: Access to math support program, DiagKNOWstics
  • August 15, 2022: Start of the Jumpstart Program
  • August 29, 2022: Start of Math & Coding Camp
  • August 29, 2022: Start of the Mathematical Methods Program for PhD/MACRM students
  • August 29, 2022: Deadline to complete online orientation modules

Read the details for August deadlines.

September & October Deadlines, Dates, & Action Items

  • Early September: Deadline for submitting proof of immunization
  • Early September: Autumn pre-registration period
  • September 16, 2022: Deadline to complete CliftonStrengths Leadership Assessment
  • September 19, 2022: Required math exam
  • Mid-September: Autumn Quarter bill due date
  • September 27, 2022: Start of the Autumn Academic Quarter
  • Mid-October: Deadline to confirm/waive University Student Health Insurance (U-SHIP)

Read the details for September & October deadlines.