There are many ways to learn more about Harris Public Policy.

The Harris Public Policy Recruitment team is excited about meeting you and has a variety of ways in which to connect. Our Admissions Events page provides a full schedule of upcoming programs.

Ways to Meet Us

Events and Receptions

  • Coffee Chats with current students and alumni
    We host informal gatherings with fellow students and alumni in cities ranging from Chicago, Mexico City, and Bogota to small towns like Mission, Kansas, and Dunwoody, Georgia.

  • Get to Know Harris! and other meet and greet receptions
    We also hold formal receptions with presentations from representatives from the Recruitment team and other Harris Public Policy staff in Chicago, Washington DC, and Santiago, Chile, Jakarta, Indonesia, and Tokyo, Japan.

  • Receptions at 1871
    The Admissions team hosts regular information sessions for the Evening Master's Program at 1871 in downtown Chicago at the Merchandise Mart.

Talk to a Student

Team Harris student ambassadors are available to meet in with you on the phone, online, or when you are on campus. They also host coffee chats when prospective students visit campus. 

Tours, Campus Visits and Open Houses

  • Schedule a campus visit. Take a tour, attend a class, meet with current students, and consult with our Admissions and Career Development staff.

  • Attend a more formal Open House in the fall or one of our Admitted Student Days in the Winter and Spring.

  • Can't make it to campus? Check-out our virtual tour and see all that our campus community has to offer.


  • Webinars are held regularly on topics such as The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) and general information about degree programs and student life at Harris Public Policy.

Admissions Blog

  • Keep up with the latest news, events, insights, and deadlines through our admissions blog