A foundational liberal education with a flexible schedule, led by tenured UChicago faculty
Can be completed within one year
Part-time, discussion-based study of core works in the Western canon
Four-year certificate program
A diverse range of noncredit courses held over four to ten weeks in small, lively groups
Noncredit writing classes and manuscript consultations for writers of all genres
Courses dedicated to the investigation and appreciation of visual arts
Spend two weeks studying in an ancient center of scholarship.
An annual fall lecture and tour series designed to promote civic awareness and participation
An annual conference focusing on museum publications and practices
Connect with a community of inquiring minds through Graham's publicly-available events, now being held online.
Glimpse into our Basic Program by joining our First Friday Lecture with Lin Atnip.
Big ideas conversations with scholars and innovators who teach @Graham.
Monthly discussion of ideas and texts from the Basic Program or our wider offerings.
Free public lectures by our pioneering MLA faculty.
Lunch and a thought-provoking lecture given by a UChicago faculty member.
Reports on the events and conversations taking place at the Graham School.
Husband and wife student duo share their mutual love of the liberal arts
February 28, 2021
| Written by Tom Ioppolo, Donna Ioppolo
World-class faculty, diverse perspectives, and a rigorous and flexible curriculum set this program above the rest
The Graham School gives its students tools for life
Open and rigorous inquiry has never been more relevant and rewarding
An extraordinary gift from Hope and Jeff Sheffield is helping to support Basic Program instruction.
The course provided students with a chance to examine their own lives through a unique set of lenses
Inequalities across race and class in Chicago exposed with Covid-19 pandemic