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Campus Visit Days



West Coast

San Francisco Harper Lecture: The Global Energy Crisis                                    

Fairmont San Francisco                         950 Mason Street                                   San Francisco, CA

Tuesday, April 20th, 2017                6:00pm-8:00pm PT                      REGISTRATION COMING SOON!



Alumni Coffee Chat: Madison Wisconsin

Thursday, March 23rd                    4:00pm-5:00pm                           Collectivo coffee on the square
25 S Pinckney St                        REGISTER HERE


The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts:  Lecture with Sergio Jaramillo, Colombian High Commissioner for Peace

Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd floor theater
1212 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Monday, April 24, 2017
12:00pm-1:15 p.m CT                   REGISTER HERE


East Coast

Harris Career Panel                            1730 Pennsylvania Ave NW        Washington D.C. 20006              

Tuesday, March 21, 2017               5:30pm-7:00pm ET                            REGISTER HERE

Please join us for an opportunity to hear from Alumni and the Career Development Office

New York Coffee Chat

Wednesday, March 22nd                  8:00am-12:00pm                                Barnes and Noble
555 5th Ave                                REGISTER HERE

Boston Coffee Chat

Thursday, March 23rd                       8:00am-12:00pm 563 Columbus Ave
b/t Wellington St & Springfield    REGISTER HERE






Atlanta Harper Lecture: The Prison Boom and Sentencing Policy

Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta                                             3315 Peachtree Road NE                                                    Atlanta, GA                                                                                        April 9th, 2017                                                                          2:00pm-4:00pm                                                          REGISTRATION COMING SOON!


Data Science and Machine Learning                                      

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing                             20th Floor Cultural Plaza No. 59A                                         Zhong Guan Cun St.                                                             Haidian District, Beijing 100872                                          People's Republic of China                      

Wednesday, March 22, 2017                                               6:30pm-7:30pm Program                                                    7:30pm-8:30pm Reception                                               REGISTER HERE

Please join us for a conversation with Alumi on the application of data science and machine learning to social programs in government, nonprofits, and philanthropy.


Can the Wounds of War Be Healed?                            Experimental Evidence on Reconciliation                                        Polanco, Mexico D.F. 11560 -Venue to be announced

Wednesday, March 29, 2017                                               7:30pm-8:30pm Program                                                    8:30pm-9:00pm Reception                                              REGISTER HERE

Please join us for an evening lecture with the Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies on civil wars and reconciliation efforts.


Upcoming Webinars

Check back frequently for webinars and events in your area


Team Harris Current Students

Wednesday, March 29th, 4:00pm-5:00pm (CST)


Team Harris International Students

Thursday, March 30th, 9:30am-10:30am (CST)


UChicago Grad Housing Webinar

Thursday, March 30th, 10:00am-1045am

Please note this is not a Harris webinar, it is conducted through UChicago grad. 

Previously Recorded Webinars

All of our previous webinars can be found in a playlist on the Harris Public Policy YouTube Channel. Some of our previous webinars include conversations with Marc Farinella, Executive Director of the Center for Policy Entrepreneurship; Rebecca Rosen, Director of Operation for the The Pearson Institute; and Sam Ori, Executive Director of EPIC. There are also webinars by our Admissions Team staff and Team Harris students.  

You can find additional webinars using the links below, however, these are in a WebEx format and you may be prompted to download WebEx. 

  • International Student Webinar featuring Associate Director of Student Jenny Erickson and current Harris student Arvind. This webinar is in a video format.
  • Financial Aid Webinar featuring Ranjan Daniels, Associate Dean of Student Recruitment and Global Outreach and Jenny Erickson, Associate Director of Student Recruitment. Please note this webinar uses a power point presentation. 
  • Team Harris Webinar featuring Meg, Sarah, and Peter with Associate Director of Student Recruitment Jenny Erickson. This webinar is in video format. 
  • Data Science for Politics and Policy featuring Rayid Ghani, Director, Center for Data Science & Public Policy; Senior Fellow, Harris School of Public Policy; Senior Fellow, Computation Institute. In addition to teaching data science and machine learning classes at Harris, Rayid works with governments and non-profits in a variety of policy areas including health, criminal justice, education, public safety, economic development, and urban infrastructure. Before joining the University of Chicago, Rayid was the Chief Scientist of the Obama 2012 Election campaign. This webinar format includes a power point presentation.
  • Alumni and Current Harris Student Webinar with Student Organization Minorities in Public Policy Studies featuring current students Michael, Jenelle, Kelli, and alum Nohely and Leila. This webinar format is audio only. 
  • AmeriCorps Alum featuring Adam McGriffin, Associate Director of Career Development, Nonprofit Sector Relations, and Commissioner on the Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. A great webinar for AmeriCorps Alum trying to determine if a policy degree is the next step for them! This webinar is in audio only. 
  • Center for Human Potential and Public Policy (CHPPP) and Behavioral Insights and Parenting (BIP) Lab featuring Keri Lintz, Associate Director of Center for Human Potential and Public Policy; Sophie Milam, Research Project Manager, CHPPP;
    Paula Rusca, Research Coordinator, CHPP. This webinar provides an overview of the research and opportunities with CHPPP and BIP. This webinar is audio and includes a power point.
  • Student Organization Latin America(n) Matters (LAM) featuring current students Lina and Pedro. This webinar is audio only. 
  • Harris Policy Labs Webinar featuring Carol Brown, Executive Director.