University of Chicago

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A subreddit for all things relating to The University of Chicago in Hyde Park.#### Description Welcome to /r/uchicago, a subreddit for all things relating to The University of Chicago in Hyde Park.

We are a subreddit for current students. Prospective students, and those interested about the university are welcome to post only if providing information/discussion that would be interesting to current students.

#FAQ and suggested links


1. Be Civil.

Be respectful to each other. No racism, sexism, homophobia, etc., and no harassment or personal attacks.

2. UChicago related discussion only.

Keep discussion focused on UChicago or topics relevant to UChicago affiliates (e.g. events in Hyde Park).

Note that this applies to "how does X work at the university?" questions. For the most part, there are ways to acquire this information without repetitive posts, including the weekly megathreads.

3. No admissions posts.

(a) We do not allow posts related to applications, admissions, other generic inquiries. This includes but is not limited to: "Chance Me", "How do I get in?", essay review requests, or any questions related to the application, program or campus life arising from considering the university for attendance. Please use /r/applyingtocollege, /r/CollegeEssayReview, and /r/chanceme instead. If the question is specific about UofC, see 3(b).

(b) If you are not a current student, you may only make a thread if it would be interesting to current UChicago affiliates. Otherwise use the weekly free chat thread.

(c) Violations of this rule are subject to ban at the discretion of the moderating team.

4. Advertising is restricted.

Advertising is restricted. If it's promoting something by students or an event on campus, follow a 10-90 rule: no more than 10% of your participation in the sub should be advertising. Ads for studies, apartments, tutoring, and products will be removed.

5. Before posting a question, read the wiki and search for an answer.

Questions which are answered by the FAQ, subreddit search, or google will be removed.

The subreddit is currently looking for more moderators, here is a link to the application.

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