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Welcome to the University of Chicago. There are a variety of ways you can explore our campus – in-person tours are available for prospective students. You can also virtually explore UChicago .

UChicago College Admissions has tour information and other resources for prospective undergraduate students and their families. For questions about undergraduate admissions, please email [email protected] .

Prospective graduate students should visit our Graduate Admissions tour page . For questions about graduate admissions, please email [email protected] .

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Tours for Prospective Students

Each of the University’s schools and divisions has its own unique stories and special resources to share. Please reach out to the school you are interested in directly, for more information on their reopening process.

The College (Undergraduate Studies)

The University of Chicago welcomes you and your family to visit! The UChicago campus is more than just a collection of classrooms—it’s both an inspiration and incubator for our community of scholars and thinkers. Take a tour, meet our students, and explore the wide array of opportunities our students enjoy. Come discover for yourself why students choose UChicago as their educational destination and their intellectual home.

On-campus visits include an admissions counselor led information session that provides an overview of academics, student life, the application process, and financial aid at UChicago. Following the session, visitors will learn about life in and out of the classroom on a walking tour of campus led by a current student. Before you arrive, visit UChicago virtually to learn about the Life of the Mind from the comfort of your own home. When you visit campus in person, you’ll feel like you’re meeting an old friend!

To experience UChicago first-hand,  register to visit on your preferred date ! We’re excited to have you on campus and host visitors twice a day, six days a week. Looking forward to seeing you!

Graduate Departments

The Graduate Admissions Office offers a variety of ways for prospective students to learn more and connect with their staff. Visit their Connect with Us page for more information.

Chicago Booth

Chicago Booth, our graduate school of business, invites prospective MBA and PhD students to participate in an  admissions event . Booth also provides virtual tours of the school’s  North America campuses in Chicago  the Charles M. Harper Center and the Gleacher Center, as well as the  Robert Rothman, ’77, London Campus  and Booth’s  campus in Asia  at The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex | The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong.

Prospective students can also fill out a  request for information  or  visit the Booth Stories  section to learn more about the people, places, ideas, and thought leadership that make Chicago Booth a global leader in business education.

Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

Out of respect for the safety and well-being of the entire UChicago community, the Crown Family School Admissions Office decided to cancel in-person meetings and Information Sessions. If you are interested in making an appointment to speak to someone either by phone or video conferencing, please contact [email protected] .

You may also use this form to request more information from the Admissions team and learn how the Crown Family School prepares students to become leaders in the fields of social work, social policy, social administration, and social work research.

Divinity School

Discover the Divinity School.  Visit Days and Virtual Visit Days (to be announced for the upcoming year) give prospective students the opportunity to meet current students and faculty and learn about our academic programs, admissions process, and community life. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Stay tuned for upcoming opportunities for you to learn more about the academic study of religion, our degree programs and admissions processes.

Please visit our admissions site at  https://divinity.uchicago.edu/admissions/  or contact us  via this form .

Harris School of Public Policy

Harris, our professional school for public policy, invites prospective students to visit their  admissions portal to learn more about degree and non-degree programs, join them at an upcoming admissions event , and see their most up to date visit information. You can also find admissions tips and fun facts on the blog , and check out the  profiles  page to learn more about the students, alumni, and faculty that make Harris a world-class destination for evidence-based policy leadership.

The Law School welcomes you to explore our community virtually through the UChicago Law Welcome Center . There you can find virtual tours , helpful videos , and upcoming Admissions events , including opportunities to connect with our Admissions Team.

Student guides provide introductions to several campus locations in the UChicago  virtual tour .

You can learn more and take a virtual tour of the Regenstein or Mansueto libraries here .

Arts abound in and around the University. We invite you to  visit UChicago Arts to get an overview of the vibrant culture here. UChicago Arts also features a calendar of arts events and attractions. If you already have a UCID, the  Arts Pass  program offers you many ways to explore.

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures

Since our founding in 1919, ISAC has been a leading research center for the study of ancient civilizations. With some 350,000 artifacts, excavated mainly by ISAC archaeologists, the ISAC Museum invites you to learn about the beginnings of our lives as humans together. Through galleries devoted to Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, and the Levant, come take a look into the ancient past. Tour programs are Programs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Smart Museum of Art

Always free and open to all, the University of Chicago’s art museum is home to acclaimed interdisciplinary exhibitions , collaborative programs , and over 16,000 works of art spanning the globe and 5,000 years of artistic creation.

Robie House by Frank Lloyd Wright

While you’re in the neighborhood, pay a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous  Robie House , considered one of the most important buildings in the history of American architecture. Robie House is located across the street from the Chicago Booth School of Business and just a short block away from the heart of campus.

Hyde Park & UChicago Campus by the Chicago Architecture Center

Th e Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) offers occasional historical architecture tours of Hyde Park and the UChicago campus.

Chicago Bike Tours

Chicago is an eminently bikeable city. Bobby’s Bike Hike Chicago  is America’s longest-running city bike tour operator offering award-winning bike, walking and food tours appropriate for a variety of ages, interests and skill levels. Tours include the very popular Bikes, Bites & Brew tour, Neighborhoods tours, Ultimate city tour, and Foodie tours. Bike rentals also available, including comfort, road, electric, and child bikes and equipment.

University of Chicago

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Come explore the early Collegiate Gothic roots of the university campus in the original quadrangles, the “march of mid-century modernism” along the Midway and the recent, breath-taking architectural additions such as the Mansueto Library and the Midway Crossings.

The University of Chicago—or "Grey City"—was emerging simultaneously with and in close proximity to the the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition —the White City—on the south side of Chicago in the late 19th century. Sometimes considered Chicago's "twin progeny," these two "cities" were instrumental in changing the perception of Chicago from a city of unbridled materialism to one of refinement and culture.

  • Many tours sell out. To guarantee your space advance reservations are strongly recommended.
  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours .
  • Access to building interiors featured on this tour may be subject to change, due to weekend and holiday schedules or unforeseen closures.

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Plan Your Visit

Opening Hours for HIC & Rotating Exhibition  

Tram Tales: 120 Years of Hong Kong Tramways Tuesday – Saturday, except public holidays  10:00 – 17:15 Duration: 45 minutes per slot Maximum per slot: 30 people

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Trails and Grounds

Open Daily 10:00 – 18:00

Guided Tours

Built on a historically important site at Mount Davis, The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex | The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong is a regional hub for ambitious research, education and collaboration and an important addition to the University’s international presence and engagement.

In our guided tours, visitors will see the revitalized Grade 3 heritage buildings, namely Blocks A, B and B Annex, and the preserved exterior heritage elements (the battery and the magazine), as well as heritage trails. Visitors can also tour The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre (HCIC). Converted from Block B Annex and the entry courtyard, HCIC presents permanent and rotating exhibits highlighting the unique history of the Mount Davis site.

Tour Schedule

Friday:14:00 (English) / 16:00 (Cantonese) Saturday: 11:00 (Cantonese) / 14:00 (English) / 16:00 (Cantonese) Duration: 60 minutes Maximum tour size: 28 people

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Guided Tours (Group) 

Group Guided Tour is available for local registered charitable organizations, non-profit-making institutions, schools to book with group size of 10-28 people, including accompanying leaders / teachers, free of charge. Please download the application form and submit at least 2 weeks – 2 months in advance. We will reply by email.

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Self-Guided Tours

This option is available for those who wish to visit the Heritage Courtyard, Trails, and Grounds on their own. 

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How to Get Here Address: 168 Victoria Road, Mount Davis, Hong Kong Bus: 1, 971, 43M, A10 Mini Bus: 54, 58, 58A, 58M, 59

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Guidelines for Visitors

Health and Safety Precautionary Measures

Please read the UChicago Yuen Campus Hong Kong Health and Safety Measures here prior to your arrival. All visitors to Campus should have declared the followings prior to admission:

No parking is available for visitors. There is a vehicle drop-off and pick-up area within the site. Visitors are requested to arrange transportation accordingly in advance.

Upon arrival, please register at the Block A Reception Desk.

Smoking, food and drinks are not allowed in the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre.

Pets are not allowed in the Heritage Interpretation Centre, except service dogs.

The tour covers outdoor areas with stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended. To avoid mosquito bites, it is recommended to wear light-colored long-sleeved tops and pants. Use insect repellent, if required.

Bicycles, skateboards, and scooters are not allowed in the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre.

Please help keep the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre clean by placing litter in designated bins or taking it away with you.

Photography or filming for commercial purposes and/or for weddings and other events are not allowed.

Tripods and drone are not allowed in the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre.

No locker and storage service will be provided in the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre.

For enquiries, please call +852 2533 9488 , or email us at [email protected] for more information.

Adverse Weather Arrangement

Black Rainstorm Warning Signal and Typhoon Signal No.8 or above The site will be closed in case of Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted. All guided tours will be cancelled.

Amber / Red Rainstorm Warning Signal and Thunderstorm Warning All outdoor portion of guided tours will be cancelled in case of Amber / Red Rainstorm Warning Signal and/or Thunderstorm signals is hoisted.

Visit Booking

Guided tour booking.

Notes on Registration

  • Each tour has a quota of 4 people.  
  • Please book at least 2 days in advance. No walk-ins. 
  • Registration will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis, while vacancy lasts.
  • Successful registration will be notified by email. Should there be any change after confirmation, please inform us at the earliest convenience.
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the booking time. Registration will be forfeited if you turn up late for more than 10 minutes.
  • Visitors under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Visitors are responsible for the public liability and group personal accident insurance for their visits.
  • HIC is accessible by public transport. No parking is available for visitors.
  • HIC reserves the right to rearrange or cancel the booking.

In order to access The University of Chicago Yuen Campus in Hong Kong, I/we declare that I/we:

•    have not travelled out of Hong Kong in the past 14 days. •    have not been in contact with anyone who is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19. •    have not been in contact with anyone who is required to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine. •    are not required to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine. •    will wear mask(s) at all times when accessing the Campus. •    will comply with the University of Chicago Yuen Campus' health and safety COVID-19 precautionary measures.

Online Booking

  • Each 30-min slot has a quota of 4 people.  The visitors will have access to both HIC and Rotating Exhibition in Block A.
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes before booking time. Registration will be forfeited if you turn up late for more than 10 minutes.

University of Illinois Chicago

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UIC is home to nearly 34,000 students in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities

We invite you to visit the University of Illinois Chicago, one of the nation’s most diverse campuses and Chicago’s largest university, located just a mile from the Loop. The east side of campus is home to most undergraduate classes, student housing, the Credit Union 1 Arena, recreation facilities and Student Center East. The west side of campus includes the health sciences colleges and medical center, recreation facilities and Student Center West. The south area of campus has student housing, retail shops, athletics fields and The Isadore & Sadie Dorin Forum, a conference and events center.

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Students on a tour of campus

Besides guided tours, we offer other options, from school-specific tours to self-guided tours . We strongly encourage you to reserve a space for a school-specific, department or college tour in advance by signing up through your program office.

  • Take a virtual tour
  • Explore live presentations, connect with an admissions counselor, request an appointment
  • Interactive campus map

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Virtual UIC Days

Virtual UIC Days, is a half-day program where the campus hosts a variety of presentations led by UIC community members from academic departments, success units, and research programs. 

Stay a little bit longer

After a campus tour or information session, continue your UIC experience by exploring campus and the culturally rich neighborhoods nearby.

Exterior of Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

Hull-House Museum

The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum brings history to life. Here Addams founded America’s most famous settlement house, where generations of immigrants learned to thrive in Chicago. Social reformers at Hull-House worked for child labor laws, women’s voting rights, public health and prison reform. Today the museum promotes social justice in free gallery tours, films, talks, events and an online history.

Rebeca Pallo on the soccer field

Sports and entertainment

From sports to culture, UIC has ideal spots for a fun campus visit. Cheer on the UIC Flames in the Division I Missouri Valley Conference. See a play at the UIC Theatre . Spend the day  bowling at Student Center East, reading at the Richard J. Daley Library , working out at the Sports & Fitness Center and the Student Recreation Facility , or biking around campus.

Aerial view of customers ordering at the Port Center Café

On-campus cafes

Care for a cup of coffee? Head to the Rebecca Port Faculty-Student Center Cafe in University Hall on the east side of campus, where you can surf the Web and contemplate your next move. Need a break? Have lunch at UIC. There are lots of  dining options on campus .

Frieze of "The Greek Monsters" exhibit

Neighborhood culture

Chicago is a city of neighborhoods. Near campus, you’ll find ethnic restaurants, museums and cultural centers. Tap into the heart and soul of the area at the National Hellenic Museum in Greektown, and the National Museum of Mexican Art  in Pilsen.

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Environmental Sustainability at UIC

UIC recognizes the effects of climate change and is doing great work to help lessen our impact. Take our Green Campus Tour and learn how we recycle, generate solar-powered energy, or simply marvel in the beauty of our 5,000 trees!

Campus Tour

Come immerse yourself in Cougar Culture! At CSU, innovative learning, cultural enhancement, and community engagement, its where academic excellence meets real-world experience.

Visit us and tour CSU to explore for yourself! Your Campus Tour includes an information session, walking tour of campus and time to get all your questions answered. 

Your experience includes:

  • Admissions Meeting - Gain insight of what it's like to be a CSU student. Learn about our campus resources and life on campus. Get all your questions answered.
  • Department/Major Information
  • Campus Tour (Walking) -  Explore CSU with our Student Ambassadors. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended the walking tour is 45 minutes.

Schedule a Visit

Informational Session

Informational sessions are available every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Informational sessions will include a campus tours which are walking tours provided by a CSU Student Ambassador or a CSU Enrollment Specialist. On your tour, you can visit various departments and campus resources, and you will see why students choose to become CSU Cougars!

Admissions presentations are also provided at every Informational Session. You must schedule a visit using the link below, as we cannot guarantee that we can accommodate walk-ins.

Group Tours

Group visits are for schools and community organizations P lease complete the group visit interest form and our Campus Visit Coordinator will be in contact with you shortly to confirm your visit date.

Group tours are typically available Monday through Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Expect a response within 3 business days; group visits must be confirmed. Please do not arrive without a confirmed visit. Groups should make arrangements at least THREE WEEKS in advance. Visits are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

  • High-School group tours include admission information, and a tour of the campus. 
  • Please contact us no later than 3 days before your visit, if the number of attendees decreases. 
  • Cancellation Notice: If your tour needs to be canceled, it is essential that you notify us at least 3 days in advance for rescheduling purposes. 


  • Visiting groups should provide 1 chaperone per 10 students. 
  • As a chaperone, you are required to accompany and monitor students throughout the entire tour/visit.

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We are very excited to welcome visitors to Harper Center! We invite you to come experience the campus and community through a variety of visit options that will introduce you to the people, culture, and everyday life at Chicago Booth. We can’t wait to meet you!

Campus Visit Program

Every Campus Visit day offers a chance to sit in on an actual MBA class, do open office hours with Admissions, take a tour of the building, and have lunch with current students. See what it's like to be a Boothie and enjoy plenty of opportunities to talk with members of our community throughout the day.

Autumn Quarter visits will be offered most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays starting October 2 through December 1, 2023. (Please Note: Friday visits will have only morning classes.)

Register for Your Visit

Registration is required to attend our Campus Visit Program and space is limited. Please click the button below to see available dates and to register. You will receive a confirmation email with details about your visit upon registration.

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Getting to Campus

The Charles M. Harper Center is just minutes away from downtown Chicago in the Hyde Park Neighborhood, home to the new Obama Presidential Center . It’s easily accessible by cab, bus, train, or car. Parking may be difficult, so please allow 30 to 45 minutes for parking.

Full shot of Harper center building

Hyde Park Campus

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Office Hours

Stop by our Admissions office to speak with an admissions director and take a self-guided tour of the building; Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST. Please note: the Admissions office will be closed to visitors on the following dates:

  • November 20, 2023 - November 24, 2023
  • December 6, 2023
  • December 11, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Additional Ways to Engage

Take advantage of opportunities throughout the year to connect virtually with Chicago Booth students, faculty, and admissions staff:

  • Use our Connect with a Current Student  tool to ask questions via email
  • Take a Self-Guided Tour of Harper Center  (you can also download the "Chicago Booth Tours app on Apple or Android devices) 
  • Read the The Booth Experience Blog student blog
  • Read the Admissions Blog
  • Attend an Admissions event

University of Chicago Information Session and Campus Tour

Anyone interested in a general University of Chicago information session should contact the Undergraduate Office of Admissions at 773.702.8650.

Questions about the Full-Time MBA Program? Contact our admissions team. We look forward to hearing from you!

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