About our office

The Office of University Events and Ceremonies within the Office of the Secretary is designed to be a University-wide resource for those planning an event that is not donor or alumni-related. Our office assists and supports with event production, consultation, and list management services. It is our office's responsibility to uphold the exacting standards of the University, and to ensure all events exhibit the same level of quality that showcases the University of Chicago's commitment to tradition and excellence.

If you are planning an event, and would like to consult one of our team members, please contact our office.

Our staff provides support in the following areas:

  • Event strategy and logistics
  • Timeline management
  • Budget management
  • Venue selection
  • Menu planning
  • Floral and decorations
  • Audio Visual
  • Photography
  • On-site event management and staffing
  • Communications coordination