The University of Chicago community will engage you, stimulate you, and challenge you. The support services we provide are intended to make your transition here as seamless as possible and help you take advantage of all the University has to offer.
The University provides individually tailored resources to support new and prospective faculty and their partners with their transition to Chicago.
The Office of the Provost provides an opportunity for all tenure-track faculty members to stop the tenure review process for a year when they become parents through childbirth or adoption. This policy applies to both women and men and includes same-sex, registered domestic, or civil union partners.
The University has established a program to assist instructors of record who are teaching Spring Quarter 2020 with expenses of caring for a dependent incurred because of the transition to distance learning as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
To help faculty and other scholars balance their family and work commitments, the University provides access to high-quality childcare services and resources.
The University offers a grant to faculty members to help with incremental, out-of-pocket expenses incurred associated with caring for a dependent, such as children or parents, while the faculty member is attending professional conferences, seminars, meetings, or workshops.
The Office of the Provost, in collaboration with an Emeriti Faculty Steering Committee, works to develop new resources and engagement opportunities for current and future emeriti, and to address issues impacting the emeriti community.
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