Online learning is in many ways an extension of the University of Chicago’s longstanding commitment to free and open inquiry. This web site highlights a variety of on-line learning efforts around the University, captures insights from faculty who use on-line technologies, and provides information for faculty who would like to explore uses of those technologies  to teach their courses.

Provost Thomas Rosenbaum has appointed a faculty Oversight Committee on Online Learning under the leadership of Deputy Provost for Research Roy E. Weiss. This is maintained under auspices of that committee,   If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

A Distinctive and Empowering Education, Online

The University of Chicago builds on its unique approach to free and open inquiry in developing online learning tools and resources.

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Latest News and Events

Seeking Students as Academic Technology Consultants

University of Chicago graduate students and students of the college can participate in online learning by applying for a paid Academic Technology Consultant position. Consultants should be creative and tech-savvy students who can contribute innovative ideas for using technology in teaching and learning.  

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UChicago Signs with Coursera, Begins Online Education Experiment

The University of Chicago will begin offering free, not-for-credit, online courses later this year in partnership with education company Coursera.

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