Get information about Admitted Students’ Day, financial aid, registration, and more.

Accepting Your Offer

You will need to accept your admission, pay your deposit, and submit your official transcript by the date included on your admissions notification.

Financial Aid

As a reminder, you can qualify for financial aid as well as merit based scholarships as a part-time student.


If you received a scholarship, you would have received notification about it as part of your acceptance. Should you have any questions, please contact LaJeanne Grinnage, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Student Recruitment and Global Outreach, at [email protected] or the Office of Admissions at [email protected].

Financial Aid Applications

If you haven't already done so, you should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible to apply for the Federal Education Loan Program (Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, and Federal Direct PLUS Loan). Alternative (Private) Loans can also be an option for some students.

The UChicago Graduate Financial Aid Office outlines the application steps and provides other resources about graduate financial aid.

Student IDs

EMP students will receive their ID numbers by email shortly after being accepted to the program. You will need this number to register for your UChicago network access and email (also known as a "CNET ID"). At the same time you set-up your CNET ID, you will indicate your email server preferences.

You will have two access cards as a student in this program—an 1871 access card and a UChicago student ID card. Your 1871 access card will be provided to you at orientation, and a photo will be taken during orientation for your student ID.

University Email and Network ID

You will need to set-up your university email and network ID. We recommend you test that your inbox is receiving email by sending a test email from another email address.

Course Registration

EMP students will be enrolled automatically for their courses each term.

Class Schedule

Classes will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning October 1, 2019. The Evening Master’s Program follows the University of Chicago’s Academic Calendar.  Please note the University observes the following holidays and will not hold class on these days: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. More information will be released as it becomes available regarding the course schedule.  

The Autumn 2019 Saturday session has been scheduled for Saturday, November 2, 2019 and will be held downtown at the Gleacher Center, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. with a networking event to follow.

Membership at 1871

As a student in the Evening Master's Program, you will receive a Night and Weekend Membership to 1871 included as part of your tuition. This will provide access to 1871's facilities, network, co-working space, business services, workshops, and programming. An overview of these services will be offered at orientation.

Orientation and Quantitative Preparation

Orientation programs will be held throughout September, please check the schedule and save the dates.  

Proof of Immunization and Medical Insurance

UChicago requires that all students submit proof of immunization. Please review the detailed instructions about immunizations required for enrollment. It is recommended you complete the necessary forms by September 24, 2019. It is also recommended that incoming students begin this process early, as medical records can be difficult to locate and the process for submission is strict. Noncompliance can result in discontinuation in the program if not resolved by deadlines noted by official offices.

In addition, as a student in our Evening Master's Program, you have the option of opting-in for medical insurance coverage if you choose. Information about the UChicago Student Health Insurance Program (U-SHIP), and how to enroll, is available on the Student Health and Counseling Services website.


Krisinda Doherty, Program Director for the Evening Master's Program, can provide more information about your next steps for entry into the Evening Master's as well as other requirements, deadlines, and options for financing your education.


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