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

Get ready for the fall. Use this checklist to make sure you're ready to hit the ground running.


MAY 5, 2017 | PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID

Domestic and permanent residents only.

The UChicago Student Loan Administration (SLA) provides details about completing your FAFSA and other steps you need to follow to apply federal financial aid. Read more about you financial aid options.


If you were recently accepted as part of our second round of admissions, you'll need to accept your admission and pay your deposit by May 19.


 DEADLINE TO CLAIM YOUR UCHICAGO EMAIL AND CNetID

ALL STUDENTS

Claim your UChicago email and network ID as soon as possible. You will need it to access many of the UChicago systems on this checklist.

Note: To claim your UChicago email and network ID, you will need your UChicago ID number, which is an 8 digit number starting with "12." You should have received an email after you paid your deposit providing you with your UCID number. If you do not know your UCID number, please email Admissions, and they will look it up for you.


JUN 1, 2017 | DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING YOUR TRANSCRIPT

STUDENTS NOT CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A DEGREE PROGRAM OR WHO GRADUATE PRIOR TO JUNE 1, 2017

Students who have completed their degree program and have their degree conferral on their transcripts should submit their official transcripts by following these steps.


SUGGESTED DATE TO COMPLETE MATH SELF-ASSESSMENTS

ALL MASTER'S STUDENTS EXCEPT MACRM

Complete the math self-assessments as soon as possible to help you decide whether to attend the Harris Mathematical Pre-Core Program.


 | DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE MENTOR PROGRAM

ALL STUDENTS

The Mentor Program facilitates relationships between students and professionals, many of whom are Harris alumni, broadens students' real-world learning experience, and helps them build powerful professional networks. You will receive more information via email.  


JUL 31, 2017 | DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING YOUR TRANSCRIPT

STUDENTS GRADUATING AFTER JUNE 1, 2017

Students who are currently attending a college or university and are expecting their degree to be conferred this year should submit official transcripts by following these steps.


DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE HARRIS MATHEMATICS PRE-CORE PROGRAM

ALL MASTER'S STUDENTS EXCEPT MACRM

You can register now for this three-week review course designed to ensure that incoming master's students are prepared for the mandatory math exams held during Welcome Week. (PhD/MACRM students are required to participate in the Mathematical Methods Program.)


DAY ONE OF THE ACADEMIC ENGLISH PRE-MATRICULATION PROGRAM

SELECT INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY

International students who are required to attend this program will be contacted directly by Harris administration and automatically registered.


| DAY ONE OF JUMPSTART

SELECT MASTER'S STUDENTS ONLY

The Jumpstart Program is a new pre-orientation program designed for select incoming master's students. Eligible students will be contacted directly by Harris administration.


DAY ONE OF THE HARRIS MATHEMATICS PRE-CORE PROGRAM

ALL MASTER'S STUDENTS EXCEPT MACRM

This three-week review course is designed to ensure that incoming master's students are prepared for the mandatory math exams held during Welcome Week. (PhD/MACRM students are required to participate in the Mathematical Methods program.)


AUG 28, 2017 | DAY ONE OF MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR PhD/MACRM STUDENTS

PhD and MACRM students

All incoming Harris PhD and MACRM students are required to participate in the Mathematical Methods Program.


WELCOME WEEK AND REGISTRATION FOR CLASSES

All students

Start the year off right with Welcome Week and multiple community-building and professional development opportunities for all incoming students. 

During Welcome Week, you will also register for classes for the Autumn Quarter. Your Academic Advisor will provide more details in advance of registration as well as during Welcome Week.


MATH EXAMS

ALL MASTER'S STUDENTS EXCEPT MACRM

All incoming Harris master's students with the exception of those in the MACRM program will take theses mandatory exams on the first day of Welcome Week. Make sure you're prepared!


DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING PROOF OF IMMUNIZATION

All students

You will receive information soon about immunization requirements and instruction for submitting documentation. In the meantime, you can learn more about the immunizations required for enrollment.


SEP 22, 2017 | AUTUMN QUARTER BILL DUE DATE

All students

Your tuition and associated fees are generally due prior to the start of class.


DAY ONE OF THE AUTUMN ACADEMIC QUARTER

All students

Get ready to take the wheel and drive social change.


SEP 29, 2017 | DEADLINE TO CONFIRM/WAIVE STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE

All students

All registered students are required to have health insurance and must enroll in or waive the University Student Health Insurance Plan (U-SHIP). If you have existing insurance coverage, you can waive out of U-SHIP by providing proof of alternate comparable coverage during the enrollment period. More information will be available in June.