Student Centers

The Student Centers and the Office of College Programming and Orientation (CPO) present you with a new University of Chicago tradition – the Postcard Project! Designed as a paper time capsule and a memento of your first year at the University, we are asking for your participation.

At the end of your senior year, you will receive a hard copy of your postcard to look back on. From all of us at the offices of the Students Centers and College Programming and Orientation, we wish you a great school year and we look forward to meeting you!

The deadline to participate is Friday, October 16, 2022 at 11:59pm Central Time.

How to Participate

1. Fill out the postcard manually

Want to write on a physical copy of the postcard yourself? Find our table at one of the events listed below.

  • 9/21/22 – Orientations Resource Fair, 11am-1pm @ Ida Noyes Hall
  • 9/22/22 – Hutchinson Dinning Commons, 12pm-2pm @ Reynolds Club
  • 9/23/22 – Reynolds Club Party, 9:30pm-11pm @ Reynolds Club
  • 9/24/22 – College Night, 8pm-9pm @ MSI
  • Every Mondays from 9/26-10/10 – Marketplace, 11am-1pm @ Reynolds Club

2. Fill out the postcard virtually 

Missed a chance to fill out the postcard in person? No worries! We have a form you could fill out and write the postcard virtually. Your entry will be printed on the postcard.

Instructions

  1. Include your name, hometown, intended major (if you have one – if not, that’s ok, too!), and your UChicago ID number (this is the 9 character code on the back of your ID that ends in a letter). These will be important for us to have so we can get you a copy of your postcard later!
  2. Make sure to include the date you’re writing this postcard!
  3. Click submit!

The Postcard Project 2022

The Postcard Project 2022

This form is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.