How to Reach Out

How do I reach out?

We know students sometimes worry about the "right" way to connect with a professor. If you'd like, just use the template below for your first e-mail. It's clear, it's concise, and the faculty members are on the lookout for it!


Sample E-mail

Dear Professor ___,

I saw your profile on the Center for College Student Success website and enjoyed reading about your story. I am eager to speak more with you about ________(your work, your experience, your background, the University of Chicago, being a first-generation college student, etc.). Please let me know how we can best get in touch. Thank you very much.

Best wishes,