Alumni

Frequently Asked Questions


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Can I get Chicago Booth-branded business cards?

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Yes. We are happy to provide all alumni with the option of purchasing Chicago Booth business cards for their networking purposes. 

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Can I get married on campus?

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Yes, alumni can use Bond Chapel and Rockefeller Chapel for weddings. Contact the wedding coordinators in Bond Chapel at 773.702.8200 or at Rockefeller Chapel at 773.702.9202.

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Can I use the library and gym on campus?

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Yes, you may obtain a pass from the University of Chicago Alumni Association by calling 773-702-2150. Each location has specific limitations or charges. For more information about access to the athletic facilities, please visit the Athletics Web site. For more information about access to libraries on campus, please visit the University of Library Web site.

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Can I use the Midway Club at the Gleacher Center?

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The Midway Club is available to all alumni and guests. You can enjoy lunch at Puck's Restaurant from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday thru Friday (reservations encouraged). You can also hold business meetings in any one of our four boardrooms (room rental fees apply). Learn more about the Midway Club or call 312.464.8680.

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Can my child attend the Laboratory School?

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Yes. For more information, visit the Laboratory School Web site or call 773.702.9450.

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Do I have access to the London campus?

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The London campus does offer limited resources to alumni. All alumni are considered guests of the campus and as a campus guest you will need to be received by a staff person to gain access to the building. Note that staff hours are 9am-6pm, Monday through Friday. If possible, advanced notice would be appreciated as it will ensure someone will be here to receive you. Unfortunately, there is no provision for alumni to use space such as classrooms, meetings rooms, or study rooms without prior approval and as part of an official Chicago Booth function.  No rooms on campus may be used to conduct business meetings.  If you would like to visit the London campus, please email or call +44(0)20.7070.2200 to let us know you'd like to stop by.

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Do I need to do anything to initiate the transition of my student account to my alumni account?

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No, you do not need to do anything. The transition should be smooth and seamless.

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Does Chicago Booth have reciprocal agreements with other clubs in Chicago?

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Yes, the University of Chicago has an agreement with the University Club in Chicago at 76 East Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603. To make reservations, call 312.696.2236. To use the facilities, you must be a registered guest.

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Does the Chicago Booth offer health insurance to alumni?

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Yes. Short-term health insurance is available to alumni through Myers & Associates. For more information, call 1.800.635.7801.

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How can I become a mentor?

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You can become a mentor by joining the Alumni Careers Network. The Alumni Careers Network is a password-protected online, searchable listing of more than 13,000 alumni who have volunteered to share their knowledge and expertise with other alumni and with students. The Alumni Careers Network is restricted to University of Chicago students, campus users, and alumni. For more information, please visit the Alumni Careers Network Web site or call or 773.702.2150.

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How can I get a copy of my diploma, transcript or GPA?

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The University of Chicago Registrar Office handles requests for official transcripts, proof of enrollment/graduation and replacement diplomas.

  • Transcripts may be ordered online; if you were enrolled in autumn 2005 or later, there is no cost to order, as you paid a Lifetime Transcript fee. Alumni enrolled earlier than autumn 2005 are charged $15 per copy. Please visit the University Registrar’s website for complete information.
  • Verifications of alumni status, enrollment and degree conferral are processed through the National Student Clearinghouse. Please visit the University Registrar’s website for details.
  • Please direct questions about replacement diplomas to 773.702.7882.

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How do I change my contact information in the Facebook online alumni directory?

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Using your Email4Life username and password, log onto the Online Community Directory 

and click on "Update my Profile " to make the necessary changes. For questions or problems, contact Chicago Booth Help Desk at helpdesk@chicagobooth.edu or call 773.702.7414.

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How do I get to Hyde Park Center?

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The Chicago Booth Hyde Park Center is located between 59th and 58th streets at 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue. The main entrance is on Woodlawn. Please check in with the receptionist when you arrive. For campus maps and directions, visit the University of Chicago Web site.

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How do I get to the Gleacher Center?

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The Gleacher Center is located between Illinois Street and the Chicago river at 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive.  The main entrance is on Cityfront Plaza Drive. View maps and directions.

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How do I post a job announcement?

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If you are interested in posting a job announcement, please contact Chicago Booth MBA Career Services office at 773.702.2627. If you represent a recruiting firm, contact the Chicago Booth Career Development Office at 312.464.8677.

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How do I register for an upcoming Chicago Booth event?

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The Chicago Booth alumni Web site is continually updated with a complete listing of all alumni events. Specific registration information for each event will be listed here.

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How do I start an alumni club?

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If you are interested in starting a Chicago Booth alumni club in your area, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at Alumni@ChicagoBooth.edu or call 773.702.7727.

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How long after graduation will my personal P:/ drive space on the Chicago Booth network be active?

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You should start preparing to transfer your files as soon as possible prior to graduation so that you do not lose them. Your P:/drive access will end upon graduation.

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What are the parking options at Gleacher Center?

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There is no general parking provided by the Gleacher Center. Parking options include lots at 201 East Illinois, Equitable Building Parking, Ogden Plaza Parking, and 337 East Illinois.  For more information, view maps and directions.

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What will be different about Facebook when I am an alum?

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Not much will change. Your photo will no longer appear, and due to federal privacy laws, you will not see photos or contact information of current students.

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When I graduate, what happens to my Chicago Booth account and e-mail address?

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When you graduate, your e-mail address will stay the same, i.e. accountname@ChicagoBooth.edu. Your Username and Password will also remain the same. Alumni are able to send and receive emails through their @ChicagoBooth.edu email address, and we encourage you to configure your alternative account settings to take advantage of this feature.  Instructions for doing this for gmail, yahoo, hotmail, and windows live accounts can be accessed here.

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Where can I find a copy of a doctorate thesis?

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The University of Chicago Library can assist you with research requests. For more information, visit the Dissertation Office Web site.

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Where can I park at the Hyde Park Center?

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Unfortunately, there is no general parking provided by the Hyde Park Center. Parking options include street parking, the lot behind the President's house on University Avenue, or the Hospital parking garages. For more information, visit the University of Chicago Web site.

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Where can I purchase Booth gear online?

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Where do I direct questions for technical support, E-mail 4 Life, or the Alumni Directory?

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The Chicago Booth Technical Support Team can be reached at helpdesk@chicagobooth.edu or call 773-702-7414.

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Who do I notify when I want to place an announcement (job change, birth, wedding, or death) in the Class Notes section of the Chicago Booth Magazine?

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You can submit your class note through the online form or contact the Chicago Booth Magazine editor at editor@ChicagoBooth.edu.

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Who should I contact if I want to make a gift to Chicago Booth?

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If you are interested in making a financial gift to the Chicago Booth Annual Fund, please email us at TheAnnualFund@ChicagoBooth.edu or call 773.702.7747.

If you wish to send a check, please make payable to The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and send to:

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Office of Alumni Affairs and Development
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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Will I be able to use my ID Card and continue to eat in DASH (cafeteria at London campus)?

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Once you graduate, your ID cards will be deactivated. Any money left on your DASH card after graduation will be lost, so you should use it up prior to graduation. As alumni, you may eat in DASH if accompanied by someone on staff or a current student with a DASH card.

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Will I still be able to dial up using the University of Chicago servers?

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No. Only students have access to University of Chicago servers.

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Will I still have access to campus computers and printers?

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Alumni may use the campus computer labs at Gleacher Center and the Charles M. Harper Center, as well as the computers in the Fisher Career Resource Center (Booth login required) located at Gleacher Center.