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Summer Visit Program

Thank you for your interest in visiting Harris over the Summer! We have many opportunities to meet with staff and learn more about Harris. Please see below for more information.

  • Our Admissions Staff members have phone appointments available throughout the summer. You can view our schedules to set up an appointment with a team member. 
  • If you are looking for an opportunity to visit campus and meet with a student please register for a Summer Campus Visit. Please see below for more details:
    • You may register for a Summer Campus Visit here.
    • Summer Campus Visits are typically available on Mondays and Thursdays through the end of September.
    • Summer visits take place on the first floor of the UChicago Bookstore, located at 970 E 58th Street.
    • Admissions staff members will meet with students from 11:30-12:00 and a current student will meet with you over coffee from 12:00-12:30.
    • Please note a tour is not part of this visit. Tours are managed by the UChicagoGRAD Office rather than by Harris. If you would like to also register for a tour, please complete this form in addition to registering for the Summer Campus Visit.
  • Don’t forget to check our events page for upcoming events around the U.S.

Fall courses begin the first week of October, and we will resume our full Campus Visit schedule the second week of October.

Campus Visit Program

Harris Public Policy welcomes campus visitors on select weekdays throughout the Fall Quarter (October-December). A campus visit includes:

  • Attending a class
  • Coffee with a current student
  • Meeting with a staff member in Admissions

If you are a prospective PhD student, please note that current PhD candidates are available during Monday campus visits only. 

Alternate Schedule

If the campus visit schedule doesn't work for you, contact [email protected] to schedule a visit with an Admissions staff member. Interested in visiting in the summer months? We offer one-one-one appointments and group visits with our Admissions staff. Please see our events page to register for a time slot. 

If you are unable to visit us in person, check out our all that our campus has to offer with our virtual tour

Campus Tours

The University of Chicago offers campus tours for prospective graduate students daily, Monday through Friday. Tours, organized by the Office of Enrollment and Student Advancement, leave from Rosenwald Hall on campus at 1101 East 58th Street and last approximately one hour. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance registration is recommended.

View the schedule and register for a campus tour

How to Get Here

The University of Chicago's Hyde Park campus is easily accessible by car or public transportation. 

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Where to Stay

Several area hotels offer discounted rates for University of Chicago guests. Be sure to mention that you are visiting the University when you book your stay. 

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