Starting on day one, and at every step of the way—through course work, academic support programs, student organizations, applied experience, internships, our mentor program and career development, within your cohort and across the University—student life at Harris Public Policy is designed to help you turn your passion for doing good into proven social impact.
Earning a degree at Harris isn't a transactional experience. This is a place to immerse yourself in all that Harris is, to be part of a community that will challenge you as much as it supports you, where classmates will make you laugh as hard as you will study. It is where you will build your experience as well as lifelong relationships, where you will broaden your network as well as your point of view.
Stay up to date on campus news and events, connect with your classmates, check grades, submit course evaluations, learn about career development, and much more.
Keep up with current research by Harris faculty and students, find out what events are coming up next on campus, and listen to the latest Harris podcasts.
Apply and develop skills, gain professional experience, and explore your career interests through internships.
Harris faculty influence policy on such issues as national health care reform, housing, education and job training, child and family policy, poverty, and urban inequality issues through more than 15 research centers and institutes housed at Harris.
You'll find a wide variety of extracurricular activities at UChicago, with more than 20 Harris student groups and more than 350 recognized student organizations campuswide.