Full-Time MBA

Getting to Campus

Visit Chicago Booth


Get a glimpse of life as a Chicago Booth student! Visit us on campus and experience firsthand Booth’s unique community and pay-it-forward culture. Spend a day filled with student interaction, meet with an Admissions representative, and attend a class with our world-renowned faculty, where you will see The Chicago Approach come to life.

We offer a variety of on-campus programs built specifically to introduce you to life at Chicago Booth. Visiting campus is a great way to get to know Booth and is not considered a part of the application evaluation process. We can’t wait to welcome you!

  • Campus Visit Program
  • First Fridays
  • Booth Live
  • Summer Visits
  • Visiting Hours

During the academic year, Chicago Booth hosts multiple campus and class visit days each week. Classes are currently finished for the summer break, but please check back in September for fall quarter dates and registration information. In the interim, please view our abbreviated summer visit options.  

Fall Quarter Visit Days:
Dates are TBD
Hyde Park Campus

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8:25 a.m.

Morning Class Option

Attend a class taught by a world-renowned Chicago Booth faculty member. Visitors must arrive to the Admissions Office by 8:15 a.m. Class signup is upon arrival on a first-come, first-served basis. You will not be able to sign up for a specific class in advance of your arrival, and visitors are not permitted into class after 8:25 a.m.

10:30 a.m. 

Information Session and Q&A

Join our Admissions officer for an information session and detailed overview of The Chicago Approach, the application process, and resources available to students. The second half of the information session will transition into an open Q&A with current Booth students, who are excited to share their experiences and answer any questions you have.

11:40 a.m. 

Tour of Harper Center

Take a guided tour of the school, led by current Booth students. Visitors get a full-access introduction to our state-of-the-art Harper Center, home to the Full-Time MBA Program.

12:30 p.m.

Lunch with Students

Enjoy lunch with more Boothies! This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions and candidly talk with students and other visitors who share your career interests.

1:25 p.m. 

Afternoon Class Option

Attend a class taught by a world-renowned Chicago Booth faculty member. Plan to arrive at the Admissions Office by 10:15 a.m., as your day will begin with the information session and Q&A. Class signup is upon arrival to the Admissions Office on a first-come, first-served basis. You will not be able to sign-up for a specific class in advance of your arrival and visitors are not permitted into class after 1:25 p.m.

Visitors need to choose either a morning or afternoon class and are not permitted to attend both sessions.

 

Every first Friday of the month, our campus visit incorporates a bit more of the social side of life at Booth. First Friday visitors are invited to celebrate the end of a successful week with all of our students at Booth’s regular social tradition, known around here as Liquidity Preference Function (LPF). First Fridays include the standard weekly campus visit activities, with the added bonus of our fun LPF get together!

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12 p.m. 

Q&A with Boothies

Start your day with an open Q&A with current Booth students, who are excited to share their experiences and answer any questions you have.

12:30 p.m. 

Lunch

Enjoy lunch with more Boothies! This is an excellent opportunity to candidly talk with students and other visitors who share your career interests.

1:25 p.m. 

Afternoon Class

Attend a class taught by a world-renowned Chicago Booth faculty member. Class signup is upon arrival to the Admissions Office on a first-come, first-served basis. You will not be able to signup for a specific class in advance of your arrival and visitors are not permitted into class after 1:25 p.m.

3:15 p.m. 

Information Session

Join our Admissions officer for an information session and detailed overview of The Chicago Approach, the application process, and resources available to students.

3:45 p.m. 

Tour of Harper Center

Take a guided tour of the school, led by current Booth students. Visitors get a full-access introduction to our state-of-the-art Harper Center, home to the Full-Time MBA Program.

4:30 p.m. 

LPF Social

Close the day mingling with current students while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres during our fun Friday tradition.

 

First Fridays will resume in November. Check back later this summer for date and registration information. 

Booth Live is an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in Chicago Booth's supportive culture and diverse perspectives.  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. 

Check back later this summer for fall Booth Live dates and registration.

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10:30 a.m. 

Registration and Refreshments

11:00 a.m. 

Welcome

Members of our student community and Admissions Committee provide an introduction to your exciting and informative day at Chicago Booth. 

11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Programming

Enjoy a full day of programming and experience firsthand how our community comes together every day to make Booth such a special place to learn.  See The Chicago Approach come to life through classroom faculty discussions, interactive panel discussions, career networking, and much more!

4:30 p.m. 

LPF Social

Close the day mingling with current students while enjoying cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at our fun Friday tradition, known around here as the Liquidity Preference Function (LPF).

 

During the summer, we will offer options for prospective students to visit campus while classes are not in session. The Summer Visit Program will occur on Mondays from June 4 to September 24.

View sample agenda »

10:30 a.m. 

Information Session and Q&A

Join our Admissions officer for an Information Session and detailed overview of The Chicago Approach, the application process, and resources available to students. The second half of the Information Session will transition into an open Q&A.

11:00 a.m. 

Tour of Harper Center

Take a guided tour of the school, led by an admissions director. Visitors get a full introduction to our state-of-the-art Harper Center, home to the Full-Time MBA Program.

Register for a visit »

The Booth admissions office is open to visitors during the following (non-holiday) days and times:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CST
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. CST

You can also contact admissions directly with any questions.

The Chicago Booth admissions office is open to visitors during the following days and times (excluding holidays):

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CST
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. CST

Please note, the admissions office will be closed on the following days:

  • Friday, June 29
  • Wednesday, July 4

 

You can also contact admissions directly with any questions.


University of Chicago Information Session and Campus Tour

Individuals who are interested in attending a general University of Chicago information session and a campus tour should contact the Undergraduate Office of Admissions at 773.702.8650.