Student Life


Dear soon-to-be M1s,

Welcome to Mailing 3, our final mailing! We hope your arrival to Hyde Park goes smoothly (or went smoothly, for those of you already here), and we’re so excited to meet you all in person in just a few short weeks.

As you all know, we are hosting informal summer office hours, with our final session on 7/26 at 7pm CT. Please join us on Zoom. Thank you to those who have already dropped by (we loved meeting y’all), and we can’t wait to meet more of your wonderful class.

Mailing 3 introduces you to the Human Body course, the beloved Pritzker “Growth Mindset,” and Wellness resources available before your arrival (including information on how to book appointments early). There are also three action items that are critical for you to complete before the start of Orientation. Check out the Mailing 3 materials on our website: Please reach out to us if you have any concerns or need clarity on any tasks!

Mailing 3 Overview:

  • A letter from Dr. Callum Ross, introducing you to the Human Body Course
  • An introduction to the Growth Mindset from Dr. James Woodruff
  • Instructions for setting up Two-Factor Authentication, a University security system
  • A letter introducing the library resources available at the University of Chicago
  • An overview of Wellness resources available to you at this time
  • Information on student disability insurance
  • Instructions on how to access and complete your required, online Heartcode module


  • BY 7/28: Set up Two Factor Authentication
  • BY 7/28: Complete HeartCode course online (will take ~1 hour)
  • ASAP after you arrive in Hyde Park: Retrieve your UChicago ID (an additional ID card that grants you access to campus buildings and other non-hospital spaces
    Upload your photo and schedule a pick-up appointment at the Regenstein Library (on campus) here:

We are in the final countdown and getting excited! Stay tuned for additional communications from your Orientation Team Leaders (rising M2s that will guide you through some Orientation programming) and regarding non-mandatory,
pre-orientation events
, which will start on Monday 7/24!

Your 2023 Orientation Co-Chairs,

Moon Dasgupta, MS26 |
Lauren Sheu, MS26 |


P.S. Our Zoom Office Hours