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Corporate Relations

The Office of Corporate Relations works to build and extend strategic relationships between private sector companies and UChicago’s people and programs.

The University of Chicago is well known for rigorous inquiry, its distinguished faculty, and its unique approach to higher education.

We operate a top medical center, two National Laboratories, as well as more than 150 additional research centers, institutes, programs, and consortia that combine theory with practice and prepare problem solvers and idea generators. Spread across these divisions are nearly 20,000 students and more than 2,700 faculty and academic appointees. The depth and diversity of the University’s intellectual assets and resources offer industry both an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental approach to tackling the complex issues they face.

Collaboration Opportunities

University of Chicago Corporate Relations takes a cross-divisional approach, facilitated by the Office of Civic Engagement and External Affairs in partnership with nine internal university partners that engage in significant corporate activity, to catalyze deeper and more diverse industry connections and partnerships. We provide critical infrastructure supporting corporate organizations interested in leveraging University of Chicago’s full potential by coordinating holistic proposals and strategic partnership development, enabling best practice and information sharing, gathering and analyzing relational data, and elevating our institutional brand among corporate audiences.

The University offers opportunities for collaboration with corporate partners in the following areas of focus:


Executive Education   

Clinical Trials



Relational Awareness/ Branding


Philanthropy/Civic Partnership

Additional opportunities include paid services, joint proposals, and special events.


Campus Partners
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Argonne Lab
Chicago Booth School of Business:  Social Enterprise Initiative
Civic Engagement and External Affairs
Office of Research, Innovations and National Labs
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Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering
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Office of Corporate Relations

Edward H.Levi Hall
5801 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, Illinios, 60637