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Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds

Fri Sep 23,
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Arts Incubator, 301 East Garfield Boulevard

Beginner Yoga is designed with the absolute yoga beginner in mind. The focus is an introduction to basic yoga poses and healthy alignment. Here you will practice standing asana (poses) as well as seated poses. Beginner yoga also incorporates yogic breathing, meditation, and relaxation techniques - great for stress relief and overall relaxation. Instructor: Sidra Newman. (Additional session also offered on 9/24 from 10:30 - 11:30 AM.)

Important Tax Information for Students

Thu Sep 22,
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Social Science Research Building, Room 122, 1126 East 59th Street

3:00 - 3:30 PM and 3:30 - 4:00 PM

Financial Services will be providing an informational session on student-related tax issues. You will receive general information on what type of income is reportable and taxable, forms associated with reportable income, and general tax filing procedures. Anyone receiving scholarships, awards, or compensation should attend. Note: Financial Services cannot provide personal tax advice.

Jumu'ah Prayers

Fri Sep 23,
1:00 PM to 2:15 PM

Bond Chapel, adjacent to Swift Hall

1:00 - 1:30 PM
1:45 - 2:15 PM
(repeated every Friday)

Muslim Friday prayers at Bond Chapel, every week. Prayer times are adjusted for daylight savings time. 

Language and Placement Test Consultations

Wed Sep 21,
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Schedules and locations will be distributed at the Required Pre-Registration Meeting #2.

Confer with faculty consultants if you have concerns about your placement test results, wish to be evaluated in a language that did not have an online placement test, or have any other questions related to language study. Times, locations, and contact information for individual languages will be distributed at the Required Pre-Registration Meeting #2. (Additional consultations held on 9/20.)

Language and Placement Test Consultations

Tue Sep 20,
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Schedules and locations will be distributed at the Required Pre-Registration Meeting #2.

Confer with faculty consultants if you have concerns about your placement test results, wish to be evaluated in a language that did not have an online placement test, or have any other questions related to language study. Times, locations, and contact information for individual languages will be distributed at the Required Pre-Registration Meeting #2. (Additional consultations held on 9/21.)

Library Boot Camp

Thu Sep 22,
11:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 East 57th Street

11:30 AM; 1:00 PM; 3:00 PM

(See 9/21 listing of this event for details.)

Library Boot Camp

Wed Sep 21,
11:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 East 57th Street

11:30 AM; 1:00 PM; 3:00 PM

Get in shape for college research by attending our 60-minute Library Boot Camp. Strengthen your research skills by learning about important search tools and Library services before your first assignment is due. We’ll cover all of the basics: how to find a book, tips on printing across campus, reserving a group study space, borrowing a laptop, and more. Students who successfully complete Boot Camp will be entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift card. Programs begin promptly on the hour. A complementary program is offered at the John Crerar Library focusing on finding databases, ejournals, and articles. (See additional sessions on 9/22.)

Mansueto Library Tours

Sat Sep 17,
2:00 PM to 4:15 PM

Enter through the Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street

Tour the Mansueto Library to see the striking glass enclosed reading room and learn about the underground book storage facility. Repeated every 15 minutes.

Meetings About Financial Aid and Billing

Thu Sep 22,
2:00 PM to 4:15 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 East 59th Street

2:00 - 3:00 PM and 3:15 - 4:15 PM

The Office of College Aid strongly recommends attendance at this general information session if you receive any type of financial aid. You will receive financial aid information and have the opportunity to ask questions about outside scholarships, loan disbursements, billing, and renewal of aid.

Preparing for a Career in Health and Medicine

Wed Sep 21,
1:15 PM to 3:00 PM

Stuart Hall, Room 101, 5835 South Greenwood Avenue

Preparing for a career in health and medicine requires thoughtful self-reflection, sustained academic achievement, and strong relevant experiences. UChicago Careers in Health Professions (UCIHP) is a multi-year program that supports College students at all levels— first-years and young alumni alike—through career exploration, academic assistance, and application/job/internship counseling. Members of the UCIHP staff and physician partners will present an introduction to the office and the wonderful opportunities available in and around campus. 

Science Research: An Introduction to the John Crerar Library

Fri Sep 23, 10:00 AM

Crerar Library, 5730 South Ellis Avenue

(See the 9/21 listing of this event for details.)

Science Research: An Introduction to the John Crerar Library

Sat Sep 24, 2:30 PM

Crerar Library, 5730 South Ellis Avenue

(See the 9/21 listing of this event for details.)

Science Research: An Introduction to the John Crerar Library

Wed Sep 21, 11:30 AM

Crerar Library, 5730 South Ellis Avenue

Are you pre-med or considering a science major? If so, this session is for you! Come to Crerar, the sciences library, and learn how to find and access articles in e-journals and databases needed for classes and research projects. During this 60-minute session, move between three stations: building tour and services, accessing materials, and researching topics. Complete all stations and receive a prize! A complementary program is offered at the Regenstein Library focusing on key library services, such as printing, and essential library skills, including finding books. (See additional sessions on 9/22 & 9/23.)

Student Account and Money Management Workshop

Thu Sep 22,
2:00 PM to 4:15 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, West Lounge, 1212 East 59th Street

2:00 - 3:00 PM and 3:15 - 4:15 PM

Representatives from the Office of the Bursar will conduct an information seminar on how to successfully manage your student account and beyond. Some of the topics covered are understanding your bill, payment information, tuition refunds, and money management basics. Representatives from Citibank will be available to answer questions about banking basics including check-writing, ATM usage and credit versus debit cards. Knowing how to manage your student and bank accounts will lead to successful money management now and beyond.

The Economics Major

Wed Sep 21,
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107, 1020 East 58th Street

11:00 - 11:40 AM AND 12:30 - 1:10 PM

If you are interested in taking classes in economics, the study of how society allocates scarce resources, come to this session to get your questions answered. Economics Department instructors will present information to help your curricular choices for economics. We will also discuss important complementary coursework from Math, Computer Science, and Statistics.

Tour the Polsky Exchange

Thu Sep 22,
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Polsky Exchange North, 1452 East 53rd Street, 2nd Floor

The Polsky Exchange is a 34,000-square foot co-working space and Incubator for startups at the University of Chicago. You’re invited to tour the co-working space, meeting rooms, classrooms, and Fab Lab, plus meet our staff and sign up to be a member. (Additional sessions offered on 9/23.)

Tour the Polsky Exchange

Fri Sep 23,
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Polsky Exchange North, 1452 East 53rd Street, 2nd Floor

Tours offered at 1:00 & 3:00 PM

The Polsky Exchange is a 34,000-square foot co-working space and Incubator for startups at the University of Chicago. You’re invited to tour the co-working space, meeting rooms, classrooms, and Fab Lab, plus meet our staff and sign up to be a member. (Additional sessions offered on 9/22.)

UChicago Bookstore VIP Shopping Event

Fri Sep 23,
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Bookstore Building, 970 East 58th Street, Registration in Front Lobby

Join the Bookstore in its celebration of incoming students. There will be music, games, discounts, free food and drink, and a raffle with awesome prizes including free textbooks for the fall quarter. Bring your schedule and let us explain your textbook options and find your fall quarter books. Admission is free!

Yoga

Thu Sep 22,
12:00 PM to 12:50 PM

Ratner Athletics Center, 5530 South Ellis Avenue

This class will explore the benefits of various asanas (poses) including hip-openers, backbends, twists, and core-strengtheners. Vinyasa flow sequencing is included with emphasis on the breath. Come as you are!

Zen Meditation at Rockefeller

Wed Sep 21,
5:00 PM to 5:50 PM

Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue

Still your mind with a half hour of Zen meditation at Rockefeller. 5 PM instruction for those who desire it, 5:30 to 5:50 PM meditation (usually 5:30 to 6:05 PM followed a dharma talk or discussion until 6:30 PM). Repeated every Wednesday.