Admitted Student Webinars: Pre-Arrival 2022

The Office of International Affairs, along with UChicagoGRAD and others will hold a series of webinars from April - September 2022 dedicated to providing information and resources for incoming international students to the University of Chicago in Summer and Autumn 2022. Click below to register for future webinars or view webinars recently held.

SEVIS Transfer Information Session  View recording here!
I-20/DS-2019 Request Process, Visa Acquisition, and Travel Info View recording here!
U.S. Academic Culture & University of Chicago Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:00 AM CST
F-1/J-1 Student Visa Basics, Pre-Arrival Information & Reminders! Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM CST
Safety & Security Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 8:00 AM CST

University Bursar Webinars

For incoming international students to master's level programs, the below webinars have been scheduled to help you understand the billing and tuition payment process and more. Similar workshops are being held by the College and for incoming PhD students by their programs. 

Student Account Services and Polices
Learn about Student Account Services (Billing, Emergency Assistance, Tax Information, etc.) and polices governing billing and payment of your Student Account.
July 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM CST
Student and Third-Party Billing
Learn about how you will be billed for your tuition and fees, electronic resources, and information for those who are sponsored.
July 15, 2022 at 8:00 AM CST
International Payment Options and Payment Plans
Learn how you can remit payment through foreign currencies and how you can defer payment over the course of a quarter of enrollment.
July 21, 2022 at 8:00 AM CST
Living Expense Refund Management
Learn how to enroll in, manage and receive your living expense refund while enrolled.
July 22, 2022 at 8:00 AM CST

Pre-Arrival OIA Newsletters - issued monthly from May through September!

Additional information and resources:

  • Learn about the quarter system and important dates on the academic calendar.
  • Learn more about our Center for Identity + Inclusion, which intentionally creates diverse and inclusive communities and fosters a campus environment that supports the exploration of varied identities and their intersections.
  • Explore diversity on campus and resources for multicultural students at OMSA, or sign up for their newsletter.
  • Check out the Office of LGBTQ Student Life, and discover why UChicago received a perfect 5 Star rating from the LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index.
  • This convenient guide to Hyde Park serves as a great introduction to the neighborhood. Many students look for housing near transit, shopping, and other services
  • You can also explore Chicago’s other communities – some popular neighborhoods for students include the South Loop, Wicker Park/Bucktown, and Lakeview.
  • New to Chicago? Adjusting to life in a major urban center, or the U.S.? Take advantage of the information found on the Department of Safety & Security’s website. Even if you’re a city slicker, this contains helpful information on UChicago’s resources and safety systems.
  • Moving to Chicago with kids? Resources on campus and around the city will make it fun for the whole family!