ScholarCon is back and in person for 2023! Join us throughout the week for events designed to help you move into the future with confidence. Full schedule below:
Saturday, July 15: College Fair. Open to Chicago Scholars Class of 2028, University of Chicago Collegiate Scholars, and participating community-based organization partners.
University of Chicago Laboratory School, 5815 S. Kimbark Ave.
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Lunch provided
Meet representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities!
Saturday, July 15: Platinum Partner Reception. Open to Chicago Scholars Class of 2028.
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 5807 S. Woodlawn Ave.
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Get extra time to meet representatives from Chicago Scholars Platinum Partner Institutions and learn about the benefits of attending one of these schools.
Monday, July 17: AlumSum Virtual Session
AlumSum helps manage your student loans by giving a quick snapshot of your student loan status in an easily digestible format. Join Founder James Y. Kim for an introduction to AlumSum and to learn more about becoming a test user.
Zoom link provided upon registration | 12 p.m. CT
Wednesday, July 19: The Return: Calling All Scholars. Open to all Scholars and Alumni
West Monroe Partners, 311 W. Monroe St., 14th floor
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Join your fellow Chicago Scholar Upperclassmen and Alumni for a night of networking, programming, and career connections. Hear from Chicago Scholars staff about the state of the organization and how YOU can get involved, celebrate the Class of 2023’s achievements as new college graduates & officially welcome them into our Chicago Scholars Alumni Network, and connect with corporate/career partners to learn about open roles at their companies. Appetizers and free drink tickets will be provided!
Thursday, July 20: Barbershop Talk. Open to Scholars and Alumni who identify as men of color.
Sweeny Taud StudioZ , 2255 S. Michigan Ave.
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Join other men of color to talk about life and mental health over food from HotOnes.
Friday, July 21: ScholarCongrats Graduation Celebration. Open to Chicago Scholars Class of 2023, Alumni and the public.
Joy District, 112 W. Hubbard St. | 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Join the Chicago Scholars Associate Board for a night of music and fun to celebrate the Class of 2023 and welcome them to the Chicago Scholars Alumni Leadership Association. A ticket includes appetizers and access to an open bar. 2023 graduates, their families, and all friends of Chicago Scholars are encouraged to attend. Open to the public (21+).
Friday, July 21: College Choice Celebration. Open to Chicago Scholars Class of 2027.
Chicago Scholars Office, 247 S. State St., 7th floor
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
The Class of 2027 is invited to the Chicago Scholars Office to celebrate their graduation from high school and their college decisions!