Uniquely UChicago

Certain annual events define UChicago and what it means to be a friend or alumna/alumnus: Alumni Weekend. Homecoming. Phoenixphest. Harper Lectures. Beer and Book. Check below for the latest information on upcoming signature events.

Signature Events

UChicago Young Alumni Beer & Book

Beer and Book

Bring a book, swap a book, and have meaningful conversations. Come for the books, the beer, or to meet new friends and reconnect with familiar faces.

Harper Lecture 2018

Harper Lectures

Harper Lectures bring University experts across the country and around the world. Enjoy an evening of intellectual and social engagement.
Career Month 2019

Career Month

All Career Month 2019 programs are now available on the University of Chicago Alumni Career Programs YouTube channel.

Young Alumni Career Development Series

Each summer, the Young Alumni Career Development Series provides expert guidance, professional wisdom, and insider knowledge on topics such as fearlessly negotiating your salary, developing your leadership skills, and acing your next interview—as well as providing a live résumé review.

Alumni Weekend attendees

Alumni Weekend

Save the date for Alumni Weekend, June 4-7, 2020. Join your classmates and friends for a weekend of celebration and education for Maroons of all ages.
Photo of UChicago alumni


Come out and meet some of your UChicago neighbors. Join local alumni for a lively happy hour and share stories about your time at UChicago.


One of the great UChicago traditions, Homecoming is an opportunity to reconnect with old friends, cheer on the Maroons, and remember that rigor and discipline can extend beyond academia.