The University of Chicago began with graduate rather than undergraduate programs and has long held a reputation as a teacher of teachers. The University has an unique approach where degrees can be granted both by traditional departments and interdisciplinary committees. The Division of the Social Sciences is a Graduate Division within the University of Chicago. Information about undergraduate programs is available from the College
These departments and committees offer study for the PhD:
Winter Quarter 2013
Monday, January 7
Winter quarter begins
Friday, January 11 – 3:00 pm
Deadline for applying to receive a degree winter quarter.
Friday, January 25
Last day for drop/add & language exam registration
Friday, February 8
Last day to be removed from winter quarter convocation list without paying $50 degree cancellation fee
Monday, Feb 25 – Friday, March 1
Spring quarter registration
Friday, March 8
Prior quarter grades due for students receiving a degree winter quarter
Friday, March 15
Current quarter grades due for students receiving a degree winter quarter
Friday, March 22 – 3:00pm
Winter Quarter Convocation – Rockefeller Chapel
Saturday, March 23
Winter quarter ends
- The October 27, 2012, Department of State article written by Lauren Monsen presents an interview with Yang Xu, a doctoral student from China and Daniel Hedblom, a doctoral student from Sweden, about their reasons for choosing UChicago. For more information, please visit the Department of State website.
- The applications for FLAS 2013-14 are now available at the Graduate Student Affairs website. Please direct all questions to Jessica Smith. To learn more about past CLAS-affiliated FLAS fellowships, please visit our FLAS page.
- Sarah Parkinson, a PhD student in Political Science, has accepted a position as assistant professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.
- Political Science PhD student Diana Kim will start in July 2013 as a Prize Fellow at Harvard University in the Program in Economics, History, and Politics.