Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

Students should use the links below to access the University's most up-to-date information about COVID-19 and its impacts on the University. The sections below include additional information and resources to support students. 

UChicago Health Pact

Public Health Protocols 

COVID Exposure Information - exposure protocol, contact tracing, testing program information, COVID-19 campus data

Testing Frequently Asked Questions 

UCAIR - used to report safety concerns 

Student Health Services

Mental Health Services

Emotional Wellness Resources

Living Intentionally to Flourish Everyday (LIFE): A 4-week program that draws upon students’ strengths using positive psychology principles with the goal of increasing their flourishing and wellbeing. LIFE will be offered to graduate and professional students during Winter Quarter; students may register through this link.

Mindfulness Meditation 4-week course (Basic and Advanced): Interested in learning a strategy that can help decrease anxiety and stress, improve concentration and attention, help regulate emotions, develop connections and more? Join our 4-week Mindfulness Meditation course! There will be three Basic and one Advanced Mindfulness Meditation course offered per quarter and students may register here. Please note: participation in the Advanced course is limited to people with previous experience or those who have completed the Basic course. To learn more, visit our website. If you have any questions, contact Emily Schulze at eschulze@uchicago.edu.

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation: We will be offering 30-minute, drop-in mindfulness sessions on a weekly basis open to the entire campus community. Find the dates, along with the practice topics here. To register for any and all weekly sessions, please complete this form in its entirety. Please note: these sessions will be facilitated via Zoom and the link will be sent within 24 hours of each session to those registered. If you have any questions, contact Emily Schulze at eschulze@uchicago.edu.

Wellness Coaching: An opportunity for students to examine their strengths with a wellness coach to navigate transitions and achieve desired changes they’d like to make in their lives. Students interested in individual coaching may sign up here. More details can be found on our website.

Workshops: We will be offering virtual workshops by request for mindfulness, self-care or stress management. Use this link to request a workshop.

Physical Wellness Resources

Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College (and Graduate) Students (BASICS): A program for students who want to examine their substance use behaviors in a non-judgmental environment. Interested students may schedule a virtual appointment with Elizabeth Webb at mewebb@uchicago.edu.

Refresh Sleep: A 7-week email program that aims to provide students with the skills and strategies needed to achieve more restful nights. Refresh Sleep program materials include information about the physiology of sleep, sleep hygiene, relaxation, mindfulness, cognitive strategies, and more. To register, complete this form in its entirety by January 25, 2021. If you have any questions, contact Emily Schulze at eschulze@uchicago.edu.

Social Wellness Resources

Better Together: A program designed for graduate and professional students to increase social and emotional wellbeing by connecting with fellow students for dinner, thoughtful discussion, and creative ways to get to know one another online. Interested students may register here.

Buddy Up: A new program that is part of the Better Together initiative. Buddy Up offers graduate and professional students the opportunity to join a network of peers wanting to meet and connect with students across campus. Every two weeks students will be paired with a new buddy. Students may register here or email mewebb@uchicago.edu with questions.