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Congratulations! Your acceptance to Harris Public Policy's Evening Master's Program at 1871 has brought you a big step closer to advancing your career through an innovative program in public policy.
Never has policy been so relevant. An understanding of public policy and analysis is increasingly important to take on the challenges—and unlock the opportunities—facing both the public and private sectors in our city and around the world.
We're excited to welcome you as a Harris student. Harris students are driven to make a global impact and aware that complex social challenges require solutions informed by rigorous science and enlightened debate. They come with the ambition to make a difference, and they graduate with a set of skills that enable them to become effective policy leaders. Harris students are great company, too, bringing new ways of thinking and a broad range of experiences.
If you haven't already done so, you'll need to accept your admission, pay your deposit, and submit your transcript by the date listed on your acceptance notification. If you have questions about your admissions, please contact the Admissions Office at 773.702.8400 or by email.
Once you've accepted your admission and paid your deposit, be sure to set-up your university email and network ID and complete your financial aid application.
We realize the next couple of weeks will be busy. This website will help make it easier by providing all the resources you need to get ready for the first day of class.
Keep tabs on all you need to do with our key next steps and pre-enrollment checklist. RSVP for the upcoming Admitted Students' Reception and get information about orientation and student life. Our FAQ and the useful links in the tab below are also good resources to address many of the questions you may have.
Don't see the information for which you are looking? Contact Krisinda Doherty, Program Director for the Evening Master's Program.
As a student at Harris Public Policy, you can gain access to all the campus resources the University of Chicago has to offer.
Graduate Council is great resource for funding to help support you while presenting your research or planning an event. They also offer engaging social opportunities throughout the year from Pub Socials to the Gargoyle Gala.
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From the time you start your search through applying and interviewing, our Career Development Office staff is there to assist you. We help you find summer internships and fellowships, identify job opportunities, and offer numerous career resources to help you do so, whether you are from the United States or need resources specifically for international students.
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