We’ve included a list of Frequently Asked questions to ensure we keep you informed, during this time.
We hope you find this information is helpful and we look forward to assisting you.
I usually buy books and course materials on campus. Can I purchase these items remotely?
How do I request relief from Institutional or Perkins loan payments to the University of Chicago?
How are my Direct Loan repayments impacted by COVID-19?
Who will be assessed the Student Services Fee for Spring Quarter 2021?
A robust set of programs and services will continue to be available to students, regardless of their location. UChicago Student Wellness offers health, counseling, and wellness services, and is serving students through a combination of in-person and virtual care.
The Dean-on-Call and Sexual Assault Dean-on-Call can be accessed 24-hours a day, 7-days a week by calling the University of Chicago Police Department at 773-702-8181 or by using the UChicago Safe App.
Staff at Student Disability Services and the Office of International Affairs remain a critical resource for students. The Center for Leadership and Involvement is collaborating with student leaders and campus partners such as UChicagoGRAD, the Center for Identity + Inclusion, and Spiritual Life to sustain student communities and support RSOs and other student-led initiatives that will take place remotely or in-person, as appropriate.
I am enrolled for Spring Quarter 2021 and am living more than 50 miles from campus. Will I be assessed the Student Services Fee?
What are the Spring 2021 Quarter tuition rates?
2020-21 tuition rates are published on the Bursar’s website.The University remains deeply committed to ensuring that students from every background, regardless of financial need, are welcome here. Need-based financial aid and numerous scholarship programs are available for students in the College and across schools and divisions. We encourage students to work directly with their school or division’s financial aid office or dean of students to access the wide-ranging support the University has established to assist students during this challenging time. The University recognizes many of our students and families are experiencing challenges due to COVID-19; additional assistance is available for those who encounter unexpected expenses.
Is the Emergency Assistance Program available in Spring Quarter 2021?
Emergency Assistance Programs continue to be available to students to assist with emergency and unexpected costs during their academic career. Emergency Assistance is NOT designed to assist you with expenses included in the cost of attendance, such as rent, food and expected travel to and from campus for the academic year. Please consult your Academic Division or your Financial Aid Office for additional assistance.
May I apply for an advance disbursement on my Financial Aid for Spring Quarter 2021?
Advances may be requested beginning March 1, 2021, through the Emergency Assistance application on my.UChicago. Financial Aid Awards are required to receive an advance disbursement.
Will I be assessed the College UPASS Fee for Spring Quarter 2021?
All College students will be assessed the UPASS fee for Spring Quarter 2021. Students who reside on campus or within 50 miles of campus may apply for a waiver of the UPASS. Students residing more than 50 miles from campus may waive the UPASS fee by completing the Student Services Fee Waiver on my.UChicago under myAccount . Waivers must be completed between March 8 until April 16, 2021. More information is available on the College website.