Office of Civic Engagement Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Report
The Office of Civic Engagement’s annual reach and impact report from Fiscal Year 2023 includes highlights of our work alongside campus, community, and philanthropic partners to strengthen neighboring communities by supporting youth, small businesses, nonprofits, and civic leaders.Read more
Our Commitment to Chicago
This document provides a snapshot of UChicago’s positive impact for the city and its social fabric—including contributions that will have a lasting effect for generations to come.Read more
Community Programs Accelerator
As an anchor institution on the South Side of Chicago, the University of Chicago is in a unique position to help local nonprofit organizations build their capacity for present and future impact. Th...
Since its implementation in 2014, UChicago Local has worked with more than 300 South Side businesses to help grow their capacity and connect with opportunities at the University.
Neighborhood Schools Program Homework Help Initiative
In her role as site coordinator for Homework Help, Janssen oversees scheduling with parents, matches participating local students with UChicago student tutors for 30-minute time slots, works closely with community partner teams on site, and occasionally serves as a tutor herself.
Youth Internship Program
The Youth Internship Program at UChicago provides interns like Pryor with meaningful work experience while also offering professional development workshops, career exploration activities, and college readiness and access programming
Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering Introduction to Molecular Engineering Course for City Colleges of Chicago Students
Guerra recently participated in UChicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) Introduction to Molecular Engineering course, created specifically to help more City Colleges of Chicago students transfer into four-year degree programs focused on STEM–and to help diversify growing STEM fields.
Editing a job description to remove references to “preferred” or “required” candidate qualities may not seem like a significant shift, but for a job seeker, it can mean the difference between apply...
Summer Links pairs undergraduate students like Tse with internships at local community-based organizations and examines social issues impacting the city of Chicago.
After School Matters STEM Lab Internship, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering
Ross says the STEM Lab Internship at UChicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering has given her the opportunity to conduct her own research while still in high school, and it also helped her become more confident with public speaking.