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Congratulations on your admission into the Data and Policy Summer Scholar (DPSS) Program! We invite admitted students to engage with the UChicago community.
If you have not applied, then check out the DPSS Admissions & Fees page for guidance on submitting an application.
Meet your UChicago Community, including faculty, staff, students and alumni from our graduate degree and DPSS programs. This is your space for casual conversation about policy, social issues, graduate school and so much more.
Times are listed in Central Time (UTC-6). Registration information will be emailed to admitted students.
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Socialize and network with the DPSS community in Gathertown - a virtual space where you can walk and talk to people based on proximity. Gathertown is a great tool to socialize and network in a virtual format. You will connect with DPSS peers, alumni, teaching assistants, staff and other UChicago community members.
The first step is to officially accept your offer of admission. Your electronic admission letter will link you to the Admission Reply Form. Complete the one-question form by the deadline listed in your admission letter.
After accepting the electronic admission letter, submit a $1000 USD enrollment deposit to confirm your attendance. The deposit applies to your total program cost and is reflected in the bill.
The deposit is required and is non-refundable. Students who fail to submit the deposit in time are viewed as voluntarily giving up their seat to attend the program.
Engage with DPSS alumni, UChicago community members, and program staff at a number of events set before your session begins.
Contact the Program Manager, Andie Ingram Eccles at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a call, we love to hear from you!
The enrollment process begins approximately one month before your session begins. During the enrollment process you will:
You will receive detailed guidance on this process when the time comes.