Application and Registration

Male student speaking and gesturing.There are three ways to attend the Graham School:
1. pursue a degree or credit certificate
2. pursue a noncredit certificate
3. take individual courses

  1. Apply Apply Online
  2. Receive notification of application status
  3. Qualified applicants will receive an invitation to interview
  4. Receive admission decision
  5. Schedule orientation session (GSALB only)
  6. Register for courses Register Online

Graduate Student-at-Large
If you were accepted and have enrolled in at least one course within the past two quarters, register for business or all other courses at

To renew your status contact GSAL at:

  1. Apply Apply Online
  2. Receive acceptance letter
  3. Register for courses Register Online

Asian Classics and Basic Program certificates do not require an application.

You can register for one course only before you apply for admission to a certificate program (unless you are taking open enrollment courses).

The Register Online button will take you to our search page. Pick your certificate name from the drop down menu. All courses offered for the certificate will be displayed.

  1. No application required. There are about 100 noncredit courses offered each quarter. All of them are open-enrollment.
  2. Find the noncredit courses you are interested in. You can then register for them online. Search Courses
  3. Register for noncredit courses online, by phone, or in person.
Find and register for courses on our web site.

Do not register online if you are:

  • eligible for a group corporate discount (three or more registrants from the same employer)
  • a University of Chicago employee
  • with a company covering your tuition by check
Call 773.702.1722

We accept Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express®, or Discover®.

In Person

Hyde Park Administrative Offices
1427 E. 60th Street
Second Floor
8:30 AM–4:00 PM

University of Chicago Gleacher Center
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive
9:00 AM–9:00 PM
Friday and Saturday:
9:00 AM–4:00 PM

We accept payment by check, money order, Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express®, or Discover®