Full-Time MBA

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Curious what a day in the life of a Booth student is like? Visiting the Charles M. Harper Center in Hyde Park will introduce you to The Chicago Approach™ and Booth’s unique community and campus culture.

Experience a day in the life of a Booth student with faculty discussions, panels, and social events built specifically to introduce you to life at Booth through our Campus Visit Programs and Chicago Booth Live events.

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2016 Campus Visit 

An individual campus visit provides the opportunity to gain insights into life at business school whether you’re walking to class, going on a tour, or enjoying a complimentary lunch with current Booth students.

Full Campus Visit Schedule and Activities (Fall Quarter Oct. 3 - Dec. 2, 2016)

 Time  Event
 8:30 a.m.  Visit Class (Morning Session)*
 10:30 a.m.  Learn About Chicago Booth
 11:40 a.m.  Tour the Harper Center
 12:30 p.m.  Engage with Students
 1:30 p.m.  Visit Class (Afternoon Session)*

*You must come into the Full-Time MBA Program, Admissions Office (Suite 120), to sign up for a class. You will not be permitted into class after 8:25 a.m. for the morning session; or 1:25 p.m. for the afternoon session.

We encourage you to view the list of available classes prior to your visit. Due to the popularity of class visits and limited availability of seats, we cannot ensure that all visitors will be able to sit in on the class of their first choice. Registration for specific classes is available on a first-come, first-served basis once you arrive on campus. We will do our best to place registered guests in one of their preferred classes. 

Please note, as a visitor you are not required to participate in all activities and attendance has no bearing on an applicant’s admission decision. Visiting Chicago Booth does not include a University of Chicago visit and tour. Individuals interested in attending a general University of Chicago information session are encouraged to contact the Undergraduate Office of Admissions at 773.702.8650.

Booth LIVE

2016-2017 Event Dates

  • October 21, 2016
  • November 11, 2016
    • Registration opens October 
  • February 17, 2017
    • Registration opens in 2017
  • April 21, 2017
    • Registration opens in 2017

The University of Chicago has a long-standing commitment to diversity because it inspires us to think more broadly, take risks, and challenge assumptions. As part of this institution, Chicago Booth greatly values the individual experiences of others.

Booth LIVE is an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in Chicago Booth’s supportive culture and diverse perspectives. You’ll spend the day with current students for a comprehensive and authentic introduction to life at Booth, from academics and resources to community and clubs. See what it's like to be a Chicago Booth student by joining us for a day on campus.

Schedule (subject to change):

Time Activity
10:30 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
11:15 a.m. Welcome from Booth
11:40 a.m. Tour of the Harper Center
12:20 p.m. Lunch with Students
This round-table lunch will group you and other prospective students with current students, giving you a chance to ask questions and get their point-of-view.
1:30 p.m.  Break/Transition
1:45 p.m. Class
See the Chicago Approach come to life in the classroom with one of our world-renowned faculty members.
2:45 p.m. BoothCon
Learn what it's like to live and study at Chicago Booth by speaking with Boothies from various industries and student-led groups as well as administrators from our renowned research centers and student-facing offices. 
4:45 p.m. Liquidity Preference Function (LPF)
Close out the day chatting with students and staff while enjoying drinks and hors d’oeuvres during our traditional weekly social in the Harper Center's Winter Garden.
6:00 p.m.      Event Ends

Chicago Booth welcomes group visits to our campus. We can accommodate both undergraduate and professional groups who are looking to learn more about the MBA degree. In order to ensure that we can accommodate your visit, we ask that all group visit requests include your group's affiliation and number of guests and be made at least two weeks in advance of the desired visit date.

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