Admissions Information Sessions

Interested in studying at the Divinity School?  We want to meet you!  Join us at one of our admissions events, either in Chicago or on the road.

Coffee with the Dean @ AAR/SBL in Atlanta

Coffee Mugs in Grounds of Being

The Divinity School invites attendees of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion & Society of Biblical Literature to join Dean Richard A. Rosengarten for coffee and conversation on the Monday morning, November 23rd, of the conference. Dean Rosengarten will offer an introduction to the School and facilitate a Q&A, and then he and Coordinator for Recruiting & Admissions John Howell will be on hand for informal conversation. Please feel welcome to come with questions about life and work in Swift Hall.

Registration is now open. Click here, or on the picture of the coffee mugs, to let us know that you will be attending. We look forward to meeting you in Atlanta! (Note: Persons not able to make it to the coffee should feel welcome to reach out to John Howell to schedule time for conversation during the conference.)

Date: Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Time: 7:30-9:00 am

Location: The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Peachtree A (8th Floor)

As a general rule, we ask you that you register for the event that you plan to attend, however walk-ins are very welcome. Persons in need of assistance should contact John Howell, Coordinator for Recruiting and Admissions, at (773) 702-8249, or via email at

Fall Recruitment Tour bannerFall Admissions Travel

Plans are underway for the Divinity School's fall recruitment travel (see scheduled dates below), and we look forward to meeting you on the road. Click on the links below for registration details; check back or join our mailing list for updates. If you are a faculty member or administrator and would be interested in hosting an admissions information session for students at your college or university, please contact John Howell, Coordinator for Recruiting & Admissions, at  .

Tuesday, September 15 - Idealist Fair, New York, NY**

Wednesday, September 16 - St. John's University, Queens, NY*

Thursday, September 17 - Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY*

Monday, September 21 - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC*

Monday, September 21 - Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC*

Tuesday, September 22 - Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC*

Wednesday, September 23 - Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC*

Thursday, September 24 - Appalachian State University, Boone, NC*

Tuesday, September 29 - National Press Club, Washington, DC*

Wednesday, September 30 - Georgetown University, Washington, DC*

Thursday, October 1 - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA*

Friday, October 2 - Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA*

Tuesday, October 6 - Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL*

Tuesday, October 6 - University of Chicago Divinity School, Chicago, IL*

Tuesday, October 13 - Boston College, Boston, MA*

Tuesday, October 13 - Northeastern University, Boston, MA*

Wednesday, October 14 - Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA*

Thursday, October 15 - Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA*

Tuesday, October 20 - Rice University, Houston, TX*

Tuesday, October 20 - West University United Methodist Church, Houston, TX*

Tuesday, November 10 - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA*

Tuesday, November 10 - UCLA, Los Angeles, CA*

Thursday, November 12 - Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA*

Thursday, November 12 - Oakland Peace Center, Oakland, CA*

Monday, November 16 - Belmont University, Nashville, TN*

Tuesday, November 17 - Emory University, Atlanta, GA*

Wednesday, November 18 - Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA*

Wednesday, November 18 - Spelman College, Atlanta, GA*

*Events marked with a single asterisk are joint recruitment information sessions, featuring representatives from Duke Divinity School, Emory University's Candler School of Theology, Harvard Divinity School, Union Theological Seminary, UChicago Divinity School, and/or Yale Divinity School (collectively known as the Graduate Religion and Theology Admissions Collaborative, or GRTAC). GRTAC manages event registration with Eventbrite, so links in this category will redirect to the Eventbrite event page for the particular session.

**Events marked with two asterisks are University of Chicago global graduate recruitment events at which a representative from the Divinity School will be present.