The Bells of Summer returns!

Summer Sundays June 20 through August 22 (no recital July 4) | 5 pm

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and listen to the mellifluous sounds of the bells on a summer evening. Free. Note: the Rockefeller interior will remain closed to the public during these outdoor concerts.


Sundays from Rockefeller

June 6, 2021 – Blessings for the Journey

Music and meditations for distanced times from our vocal artists-in-residence, organ, and carillon. Dean Maurice Charles hosts.


Summer hiatus

Bond and Rockefeller Chapels are expected to remain closed to the general public this summer for renovations and system upgrades.

Watch this space for updates for some lawn listening opportunities and other programming, and visit goforward.uchicago.edu for the most current campus information.


A statement in solidarity

March 22, 2021

Please click here for a message from Dean Maurice Charles and the Rockefeller / Spiritual Life team


Lessons and Carols

Available free on demand

Our inaugural 2020 virtual service in our annual Lessons and Carols tradition of music and light.


Music for the Season

available to stream now

Please enjoy this year's combined offering in our annual Pipes for the Season and Caroling with the Carillon traditions from Thomas Weisflog, Joey Brink, and others!


An interfaith Thanksgiving

available on demand throughout the holidays

A virtual service including musical offerings on organ and carillon and a welcome from Dean Charles


State COVID-19 memorial service

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Click or tap here for access to the archival stream of this event, produced by the State of Illinois.


The Virtual Chapel: seasonal insights from our archives

commenced April, 2020

including Sundays from Rockefeller, our weekly for distanced times


Spiritual Life ANYTIME programs

Accessible now for students and friends

Visit the Spiritual Life website for updates on upcoming virtual programming


Carillon tours

currently suspended

While interior tower tours are on pause, weekday recitals continue at noon and five during the academic year.


Rockefeller Chapel visitor hours [currently suspended]

Tuesday through Friday 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday 10 am to 3 pm [closed until further notice]

normally, Rockefeller Chapel is open to the public Tuesday through Friday 11 am to 6 pm and Sunday 10 am to 3 pm.


Bond Chapel visitor hours [currently suspended]

Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:45 pm [closed until further notice]

normally, Bond Chapel is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:45 pm

Upcoming at Rockefeller