Share your time and expertise to make a direct impact on education and research in your community.


Explore the many ways alumni, parents, friends, and families volunteer to find opportunities based on your interests and availability—or let us know how we can create one just for you.

Organize alumni clubs and affinity groups

Leadership is essential to harnessing volunteers’ diverse talents and skills, maximizing the UChicago community’s collective impact on education and research.

Find out how you can get involved with UChicago affinity groups—which unite alumni, parents, and friends around common interests—and alumni clubs near you.

Connect with students

From interviewing a prospective student to hosting an intern, connecting with students is an investment in their future impact on the world—and in the value of a UChicago degree.

Reunite with your class

Volunteering with your class helps strengthen lifelong social, intellectual, and professional bonds. Reconnect with your classmates and with the University—and have fun doing it—by getting involved with your Reunion or Class Committee.

Support an area or initiative

Share your time and expertise with specific offices in the University that interest you most, from the Biological Sciences Division to the Smart Museum of Art.

Make a difference in your community

Learn about volunteer and service programs that enhance the health, skills, and well-being of Chicago communities.

Find your fit

Looking for other ways to volunteer? Fill out the volunteer interest form to find opportunities that fit your interests and your schedule.

Download the engagement campaign one-pager.

University of Chicago Provost, Eric D. Isaacs at 2015 Volunteer Caucus