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

Stay ahead of the curve and complete these next steps before starting classes in fall 2020.

April & May Deadlines

  • As soon as possible: File FAFSA for federal financial aid
  • April 15, 2020: Deposits due for early action and first round admits
  • Mid-May 2020: Deposits due for second round admits 

Read the details for April & May deadlines.

June & July Deadlines

  • June 1, 2020: Students may begin Grad PLUS loan application
    • Please note: The required credit check is valid for 180 days from when you begin your Grad PLUS loan application.
  • June 1, 2020: Deadline to claim your UChicago email and CNetID
  • June 1, 2020: Deadline for submitting your transcript
    • Please note: We have flexibility with the June 1 deadline for students not currently enrolled in a degree program or who graduated prior to June 1, 2019.
  • June 15, 2020: Complete math self-assessment
  • June 26, 2020: Deadline to register for math camp
  • June 30, 2020: Deadline for federal financial aid
  • July 1, 2020: Deadline for MAIDP Students to Register for Each Session of the Math Refresher and Submit Results for the Diagnostic Assessment
  • July 17, 2020: Receive your orientation cohort assignment
  • July 20-24, 2020: Attend a virtual meet-and-greet with your cohort and Orientation Leader
  • July 20, 2020: Join Slack, an instant messaging platform where you can communicate with your fellow students
  • July 27, 2020: Book an onboarding appointment with your academic advisor anytime after July 27th
  • Late July, 2020: Access the coding platform, DataQuest to start building your skills in Stata and R
  • July 31, 2020: Access the new student orientation modules, which include a wealth of information for new students
  • July 31, 2020: Deadline for submitting your transcript (for degrees conferred in summer 2019)

Read the details for June & July deadlines.

August Deadlines

  • August 6, 2020: Day One of the Academic English Pre-Matriculation Program
  • August 10, 2020: Day One of Session I of the MAIDP Math Refresher
  • August 17, 2020: Day One of Jumpstart
  • August 28, 2020: Deadline to complete online orientation modules
  • August 31, 2020: Day One of Math Camp
  • August 31, 2020: Day One of Mathematical Methods for PhD/MACRM students
  • August 31, 2020: Day One of Session II of the MAIDP Math Refresher

Read the details for August deadlines.

September & October Deadlines

  • September 1, 2020: Deadline for submitting proof of immunization
  • September 8-10, 2020: Autumn pre-registration period
  • September 18, 2020: Deadline to complete CliftonStrengths Leadership Assessment
  • September 21, 2020: Required math exam
  • September 22, 2020: Autumn Quarter bill due date
  • September 29, 2020: Day One of the Autumn Academic Quarter
  • October 16, 2020: Deadline to confirm/waive University Student Health Insurance (U-SHIP)

Read the details for September & October deadlines.