Graduate Community Events

Community events are designed to foster and deepen relationships outside of the classroom, lab, or bar. Ranging from sushi-making workshops to shows at the Revival and Promontory to escape rooms to film screenings, there's something for everyone! GC hosts numerous events throughout the month and students can submit their own small events for sponsorship as well! Sign up today for one of our mailing list today or get involved!

  Students from Booth, Law, Physical Sciences, and Molecular Engineering enjoying burgers after an afternoon of rock climbing.

Students from Booth, Law, Physical Sciences, and Molecular Engineering enjoying burgers after an afternoon of rock climbing.

The uchicago community experience

Founded in 1890, the University of Chicago has been a pinnacle of academic and research excellence for centuries. What isn't often realized is that the student community is also one of the most vibrant. The university attracts and admits a unique type of collaborative student - it's not surprising to find geneticists, philosophers, and policy students around a table inquiring about each other's work and delving into the common themes across their disciplines. Our Community Initiative facilitates this inquiry by connecting students across disciplines through fun group activities.

 
  Students from Pritzker, Divinity, and Biological Sciences learn how to make sushi rolls

Students from Pritzker, Divinity, and Biological Sciences learn how to make sushi rolls

GC Community Events

Graduate Council organizes and hosts weekly events to give students opportunities to meet new colleagues. In January 2018 GC hosted:

• Maroon Insights Dinners

• Salsa Dancing

• Ice Skating at Millennium Park

• Chicago Bulls Game

  A student-organized outing to view a recording of The Moth at the Promontory

A student-organized outing to view a recording of The Moth at the Promontory

GC-SPONSORED EVENTS

Our community committee also sponsors Community Meetups in the Hyde Park and Chicago Community.

If you have an idea for a volunteer opportunity let us know. Contact the Council and propose your event. The Community Initiative needs ideas from motivated students who want to bring people together.