Chicago State University

*** As of October 15, 2017, advising has returned back to the colleges and major departments. The Office of Academic Support will no longer advise students related to registration, graduation application, degree planning, and course selection. Each college has either hired professional advisors and/or have faculty in place to meet your academic needs.***


Name Title Phone Email
Frank McKnightFrank McKnight, Ed.D.

Director, Elementary Education, Bilingual Education, Early Childhood, Physical Education, Recreation,Career & Technology

Tangee JenkinsMs. Tangee Jenkins Project Coordinator/Office Administrator  773.995.2478

Academic Support Specialists

Name Advising Specialty Phone Email
Candy BennettMs. Candy Bennett RISE Coordinator, Sociology, Psychology  773.995.4521  
Guadalupe OchoaMs. Guadalupe Ochoa UC, Art, CMAT, English, Foreign Languages, Political Science, University College and Summer bridge Coordinator 773.995.2823

Constance UpshawMrs. Constance Jackson-Upshaw Academic Success Program Coordinator, College of Health Sciences (All Majors) 773.995.4542
Christopher CookMr. Christopher Cook, M.Ed. College of Business (All Majors) and UC 773.995.5116
Nicole RichardsonMs. Nicole Richardson Criminal Justice, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics and Undecided 773.995.2467