Overleaf LaTex Editor

Overleaf is a collaborative cloud-based LaTeX editor used for writing, editing, and publishing scientific documents. It partners with a wide range of scientific publishers to provide official journal LaTeX templates and direct submission links.


The University of Chicago currently offers access to Overleaf at no charge to all users with a CNetID or UCHADID. University faculty, students, and staff have access to the Overleaf Premium account.

You may contact the Licensing team at licensing.uchicago.edu if you have questions about eligibility or access.

Access to Overleaf

You can log in to Overleaf at overleaf.com/edu/uchicago. To access your account, you must register first. To do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to overleaf.com/edu/uchicago.
  2. From the ribbon, select Register.
    Option to Register for Overleaf
  3. From the Register dialog-box, select Log in through your institution link.
    Option to log in to your institution
  4. Enter your Uchicago email address and password.
    Login dialog box
  5. You will then be redirected to complete two-factor authentication.
  6. You should now be logged into the University's Overleaf account and can start creating your first project.

Related Resources

UChicago Library Resources

Overleaf  Knowledge Base

Note: Overleaf also has webinars available to all users who are interested. If you miss a webinar, you will still be able to see it in Overleaf Webinars.