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Event FAQ's


In addition to online registration, we are happy to take your registration by phone or mail.  


If you plan to pay by mail, please call  the event contact person in advance so that your reservation is held for events that have a limited number of tickets. If your payment is not received within three days, we will notify you so that you can contact our partner best writing service to verify payment details. If your payment is not received within five business days of your call, your reservation will be removed from the list.

Send a copy of the registration form along with your method of payment to:

University of Chicago Offices
Harper Court
5235 South Harper Court, 7th Floor
Chicago, IL  60615
ATTN: Alumni Association

Please make checks payable to The University of Chicago.

Reservations are due one week prior to the event. In addition, reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and are not guaranteed until your payment has been received and processed.


Events may be rescheduled, postponed, or canceled by the club or the Alumni Association due to low registration counts, weather, unavailability of volunteers/event hosts/speakers, or conflicts of any kind. If the event is canceled, registrants will receive a full refund. If the event is postponed the registrants will have the option to transfer registration to the new date of the rescheduled event or receive a full refund.

If you wish to request a refund for an event registration, you must do so in writing no fewer than five (5) business days prior to the scheduled date of the event, unless otherwise specified. Refund requests not meeting these criteria cannot be honored. Please send requests via e-mail to .

If you are in need of special services or assistance, please reach out to the event contact or the Alumni Association at 773.702.8955 or .


Carpooling is a great way to facilitate a more environmentally conscious community. If you are interested in carpooling to an event, please contact us at [email protected] or contact the event coordinator directly.  The event coordinator will only contact you if there is another registrant who is also interested in sharing a ride.  We cannot guarantee a ride and are unable to provide alternative transportation.

Members of the Alumni Leadership Society, Chicago Society, Harper Society, and Phoenix Society are welcome to attend Harper Lectures with one guest free of charge when registering in advance. To take advantage of this benefit, or to request more information, email with the event name, your name, the name of your guest, and your contact information. Be sure to include the name of the society of which you are a member.  More information and registrations is available at