Signature Events

Each year, the College throws a party in honor of you, our students! Each event is focused on a single class year and takes place in fun and exciting venues around the city. These "Signature Events" are our way of saying thank you for all of the amazing and wonderful things that our students bring to UChicago. So take a break. Grab some friends. And join us for your class Signature Event

Second-Year Signature Event: A Night Among the Stars

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Tickets: Coming Soon

Dance the night away under the stars as the Adler Planetarium is transformed into one of Chicago's most exclusive clubs. For this event, the historic domed theater will be transformed into one big dance floor featuring one of Chicago's premiere DJs. Great food and spectacular views of the city round out an unforgettable second-year formal.

Third-Year Signature Event: Anchors Away

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: Boarding time: 6:30 PM; Cruise: 7:00 - 9:30 PM
Tickets: Coming Soon

Everybody look at me 'cause I'm sailing on a boat! All third-years are invited to UChicago's lake cruise aboard the Odyssey. The cruise will leave from Navy Pier and feature multiple dancefloors, great food, and stunning city views. So dress as your best Kate or Leo and celebrate with your fellow third-years like you are kings of the world.

Fourth-Year Signature Event: Jazz OdysSEA

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Tickets: Coming Soon

There will be no sleeping with the fishes here as fourth-years are invited to Jazz OdySEA at the Shedd Aquarium. Join us as we travel back to the jazz age for a prohibition-themed night among the incredible sea life at the Shedd. Live jazz music, great food and drinks, and access to the exhibits will define this fourth-year formal and kick-off the countdown toward graduation.

For questions about any of our Signature Events, contact the College Programming Office.