While not all groups that exist on campus are recognized student organizations, they are still active and remain an integral part of student life. Here are a list of groups or organizations you may not find on Blueprint.
Taking the Next Step Student Planning Committee
Works with the College Programming Office (CPO), Career Advancement, and other staff across campus to invite more than 200 College alumni to meet with second- and third-year students at a one-day conference style workshop focusing on career exploration and networking.
College Programming Office
Senior Week Planning Committee
Plans Senior Week to make the most of the last week at the University of Chicago before graduation. Committee for fourth-year students typically meets from January to June.
College Programming Office
Senior Class Gift Committee
Partners with Alumni Relations and Development to raise awareness for the Senior Class Gift and the importance of supporting your University.
Student Alumni Committee
Creates opportunities for students to connect with and learn from alumni.
Advises Office of International Affairs (OIA) on international student needs and concerns, participates in the development of new initiatives, interacts with the wider University community to raise the visibility of international students, and develops international student leadership.
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) Student Advisory Board
Advises OMSA on matters related to multicultural student affairs at the University.
OMSA Student Allocation Board
Makes decisions on funding requests to OMSA from student groups.
Order of the “C”
Supports athletics at the University. Members of the Undergraduate Order of the C are Varsity lettermen.
Women’s Athletic Association (WAA)
Encourages close relationships between the women athletes of the University of Chicago so that they may work together as a body to promote women’s athletics.
Spiritual Life Council
Serves as the voice of spiritual life on campus, organizing the annual Spirit Week and Multifaith Celebration among other events. Undergraduates and graduate students are nominated by their own faith communities.
Contacts: Jigna Shah, Assistant Dean of Rockefeller Chapel and Director of Spiritual Life, (773) 834-1885
Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB)
Advises leadership regarding all matters related to health and the delivery of health care, as well as student health insurance.
Kosher and Halal
Meets with the Office of Undergraduate Student Housing (OUSH) and UChicago Dining to provide on-going feedback about the dining options and food that is served in the three residential dining commons and plans special dining programs. Students from Student Alliance for Jewish Enrichment (SAJE) and staff from Hillel participate. Halal food and students from the Muslim Student Association (MSA) participate.
I-House Dining Advisory Board
Advises International House staff about Community Kitchen policies and procedures
Contact: Denise Jorgens, Director, International House Programs and External Relations
InterHouse Council (IHC)
A representative body for all Houses, the IHC advises the Office of Undergraduate Student Housing on matters related to undergraduate student housing and the House System.
Housing Facilities Advisory Board (HSFAC)
Advises the Office of Undergraduate Student Housing, Residential Services and Facilities Services on residence hall facilities and operations.