Welcome to the College Class of 2025!
The Office of the University Bursar collaborates with new students and their families in successfully managing their Student Account. Below you will find important dates and information as we help you prepare for your first year at the University.
The Office of the Bursar begins communicating with new students and their families through the Office of College Programming and Orientation.
Look for the July Newsletter highlighting important information regarding your Student Account.
We invite you to attend one or all of our Bursar Informational Webinars highlighting our Student Account services and policies. All Webinars will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing after the presentation date.
Don’t worry if you miss the presentation as they will be available on demand until the end of September 2021!
Refunding and Direct Deposit for New College Students – View Webinar here
- Find out how students may receive electronic disbursement of living expense refunds of financial aid.
Payment Plan Information for New College Students – View Webinar here
- Learn about our Quarterly Payment Plan and how families may defer their tuition and fees into three installments.
Student Account Policies for New College Students – View Webinar here
- Understand our policies governing withdrawal and student financial responsibilities.
- Obtain information regarding tuition and fees, billing and due dates, domestic and international Payment Options, and how to add Authorized Users.
August 2, 2021, University Health Insurance Plan (USHIP)
The University of Chicago requires all students to possess health insurance coverage while in attendance. Those students who have alternative coverage may Waive the University Health Insurance Program (USHIP). All students who do not waive coverage by October 15, 2021 will automatically be enrolled in the USHIP plan, and subsequently assessed quarterly premiums. If you would like to waive coverage you may do so beginning August 2, 2021 at University Student Health Insurance Waiver/Enrollment . For more information on the University Health Insurance program and other Student Wellness services visit wellness.uchicago.edu.
August 25, 2021, Autumn 2021 Electronic Bill Available
Notification of the availability is forwarded to your UChicago email account. Access to your electronic bill starts with your CNETID and can be accessed through the myUChicago portal. You may also add Authorized Users* to view your Electronic Bill and remit payments.
Weekly Wednesday Online Drop-In Sessions
The Office of the Bursar will host weekly online drop-in sessions for Student Account questions or concerns.
September 1, 2021, Financial Responsibility Agreement
All students are asked to review and confirm they understand the University of Chicago financial policies before the start of their academic career. Please complete your Financial Responsibility Agreement found in the myUChicago student portal task list prior to the start of the academic year.
September 24, 2021, Autumn Quarter Bill Due/Refunds Issued
Please visit our Payment Options information if you have a balance due and Student Account Refunds if you expect a living expense refund disbursement. We highly encourage you to complete these processes online before arriving on-campus.
Move-In and Orientation Week
We expect all your questions and concerns should be resolved and you will be focusing on move-in and the start of classes!
Just in case…our office will have extended electronic and phone service during the week to assist with any additional questions or concerns. Visit our Contact US Page for specific information.
Welcome again to the University of Chicago and best of luck in your college career!
The Office of the University Bursar