Through the UChicago Alumni Association, all former students of the University of Chicago—including the College, professional schools, graduate divisions, and Laboratory Schools—enjoy access to a variety of exclusive benefits on campus and around the world.

Alumni Network

Alumni Directory

Have you lost touch with old friends, or are you looking for new career connections? The online Alumni Directory can help you find them. Search by class year and degree program, company name, region, and position title. The Alumni Directory is password-protected.

Remember: Friends and potential employers can’t find you if your information isn’t current. Be sure to update your contact information so everyone can stay in touch.

University of Chicago Community Online (UCCO)

The UChicago Community Online (UCCO) helps you stay connected with the University through regional clubs, affinity groups, and volunteer networks. UCCO resources include:

  • Alumni Directory
  • Club and group listings
  • Events
  • Forums

Claim or access your UChicago Community Online (UCCO) account.

Alumni Events

Find and register for alumni events in your region.


Miss the UChicago campus experience? AlumniU takes the campus experience online. Alumni can take free classes and seminars from leading UChicago faculty, engage in self-paced learning, or connect with other alumni across the world. Learn more.

UChicago Graham School

A special opportunity for a discount offer of the UChicago Graham School’s select summer courses for $250. Please note that this 30% discount is offered only to the Alumni Association members who are degree graduates from UChicago. All interested students could take advantage of this special offer after June 1, 2018. Please use the following link for registration.

The discount code 201801 will apply to the following courses:

  • Public Art in Chicago
  • Chicago Photography
  • English and Northern Masters
  • Tchaikovsky and the Mighty Handful
  • Chicago, A City on the Make
  • The Library of Alexandria
  • Travel and Travelers in the Middle Ages
  • China and the Silk Road
  • China after Mao Open
  • Religion in East Asia
  • America in Crisis: From the Great Depression to World Word II

Career Programs

Alumni Career Programs Monthly Webinars

The University presents monthly webinars on career advancement, featuring distinguished alumni and staff. Previous webinar topics have included, “Creating a Compelling Resume,” “Leveraging Your Connections on LinkedIn,” and “The Economic Outlook.” Visit for more information and to register.

Alumni Career Programs Jobs Board

A job search resource hosted by the UChicago Alumni Association on the UChicago Community Online, the jobs board allows you to search for and upload positions. Are you an alumna/alumnus and also a hiring manager? Submit helpful advice or information to help someone get hired in the “foot-in-the-door” section. Visit to learn more.

Campus Privileges

Library Resources

The Library’s holdings continue to grow—more than 7,000,000 volumes at last count, with 150,000 more added each year—and the stacks are open for your reference free of charge. Borrowing privileges are available for $60 per quarter.

To gain access to University libraries, present a government-issued photo ID to the staff at the Identification & Privileges Office, located in the Regenstein Library lobby.

In partnership with the Library, the Alumni Association provides alumni with access to six important research databases and thousands of publications from any off-campus computer with an internet connection. For information on creating a CNetID and accessing these resources, visit the University of Chicago Library guide to Electronic Resources for Alumni.

Athletics Facilities

UChicago athletics and recreational facilities—including Ratner Athletics Center, Myers-McLoraine Pool, and Henry Crown Field House—are open to alumni and their families at an annual charge.

Members also enjoy access to a diverse range of FitChicago class offerings. Popular classes include cardio kickboxing, Pilates, yoga, and Zumba.

To purchase a facilities membership, visit the Ratner Athletics Center front desk during normal operating hours, including weekends. Please contact the Facilities Office for more information.

Email Forwarding

The University provides all alumni with email forwarding. Using this system, messages sent to your “” address can be automatically forwarded to your current email account.

To set up email forwarding:

  • Claim your CNetID by visiting Your University address is your CNetID followed by “”.

  • Alumni can set up their email forwarding at once they have claimed their CNetID.

In addition to University email forwarding, Chicago Booth also provides its alumni with an Email4Life account.

Alumni ID Card

The Alumni ID card functions as tangible proof of your alumni status.

To request your Alumni ID card:

  • By mail: Send a request by mail to the address below with a copy of a photo ID and your preferred mailing address. Your card will be mailed to you.

    UChicago Alumni Association
    5235 S. Harper Court, Suite 600
    Chicago, IL, 60615

  • By email: Send an email request to with an attached scan of a photo ID and your preferred mailing address. Your card will be mailed to you.

 Note: the Alumni ID card is NOT necessary to access campus libraries (see “Library Resources” above)

Accommodations and Clubs

Quadrangle Club

Alumni are invited to apply for membership to the Quadrangle Club, a historic private club on the UChicago campus. The Quadrangle Club has played a role in University life for over 100 years and offers dining and cocktails, overnight guest rooms, private catered meetings and events, and Har-Tru clay tennis courts.

In addition to local benefits, members enjoy reciprocal privileges with university clubs across the country and in Canada, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East. For more information, please call 773.702.8355.

Penn Club

The University of Chicago has an affiliation with the Penn Club in New York City whereby UChicago alumni can become members. The facility contains overnight rooms, a fitness center, a restaurant and pub, and special event space.

The Penn Club also hosts social and networking events, and members are entitled to use many other private clubs around the world. If you would like to join, please contact our liaison to the Penn Club, Jennifer Gregoriou at or 212.403.6657.

Club Quarters

Club Quarters is a surprisingly affordable private boutique hotel chain with locations in Chicago; New York; Houston; Boston; Philadelphia; Washington, DC; and London. Rooms are available in various sizes, from small rooms with double beds to suites with kitchenettes.

To make a reservation by phone, call 212.575.0006 in the US or +44 (0)20.7666.1616 in Europe. To reserve online, visit and use the password “University of Chicago.” Be sure to tell the operator (or indicate on the online form) that you’re a University of Chicago alumna/alumnus.

University of Chicago Alumni Association Insurance Program

The University of Chicago Alumni Association sponsors an Alumni Insurance Program as a service to alumni. The program offers a variety of attractively-priced insurance products, most of which are available to alumni, students, faculty, and staff, as well as their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, and siblings:

  • Auto, Home & Renters Insurance: Special rates for alumni and family members living in the same household

  • Life Insurance Coverage from $10,000 to $50 million

  • Accidental Death Insurance Covers you 24 hours a day, every day of the year, worldwide

  • Travel Insurance Travel Medical and Trip Protection for individuals or groups, for personal or business travel

  • Long Term Care Insurance Protects your assets while allowing access to quality care in the most appropriate and desirable setting

  • Long Term Disability Insurance Protect your income if you become too sick or injured to work

  • Pet Insurance Simple, customizable dog and cat insurance plans

  • Identity Theft Protection A comprehensive solution to give you peace of mind

  • Small Business Insurance An all-in-one simple solution that includes a selection of plans, employee enrollment, and ongoing administration

  • Advisory Services Access to licensed insurance professionals who answer questions and provide customized guidance

  • Real Estate Referral Program Connects you with a network of hand-selected agents from brand name brokers in your area – and earns you a cash rebate!

  • Medicare Health Exchange A combination of sophisticated technology and helpful assistance to help you choose the right Medicare plan for you.

For more information, visit or contact our program administrator (Meyer and Associates) at 800.635.7801.

Private College 529 Plan

The Private College 529 Plan is a prepaid tuition plan that offers a way to lock in current tuition rates and protect against tuition increases for a child or grandchild who attends one of the more than 275 participating private institutions, including the University of Chicago.

The Private College 529 Plan is a pre-purchase of tuition, not an investment, so there are no fees and it is not affected by stock market performance.

To learn more about Private College 529 Plan, please click here or call 888.718.7878.