Explore Chicago

Chicago is known as the birthplace of skyscrapers, a destination for incredible international cuisine, and the home to some of the most renowned museums in the world. 

When you join the UChicago community, you become part of a fascinating and diverse city of 2.7 million people who live in 77 distinct communities, including our campus home of Hyde Park. You have the opportunity to experience the advantages of city life while enjoying the support of UChicago’s many resources.

Enjoy our ivy-covered campus, as well as the lakefront, the city’s urban center—the Loop—arts, and museums. By highlighting community events and cultural programming, the Faculty Development Program connects the academic community to both Hyde Park and the city of Chicago. 

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