Illinois Virtual Campus

Chicago State University is pleased to participate in the Illinois Virtual Campus and to offer this non-traditional method of instruction via "Distance Learning". Since 1867 CSU has provided educational opportunities for students interested in pursuing their educational goals and aspirations. We join other educational institutions on the World Wide Web to provide a service that will make your learning opportunities more convenient than ever.

Admissions and Registration

To take a course, you must first be admitted to Chicago State University. You may receive an application by (graduate) or (undergraduate) or online at Mail your application form and a $ 20 (nonrefundable) application fee to: Chicago State University, 9501 So. King Drive, (ADM 318 for graduates or ADM 200 for undergraduates), Chicago, IL 60628. To register for a course, link to Records and Registration. For more information on registration procedures online, please contact the Office of Records and Registration by calling 773/995-2517 or email us at


It is important that you speak with an advisor if you are interested in pursuing a degree from Chicago State University, or if you are interested in taking a course that will transfer into a degree or certificate program. For advising information, contact the Office of Evaluations and Advisement at 773/995-2520 (undergraduate) or the Office of Graduate Studies at 773/995-2404 (graduate). Additional information on our website.


Textbooks, supplies, and course packets can be ordered online from the CSU Online Bookstore.


Chicago State University's library can be accessed by distance students through here. For more information, please contact 773/995-2341.

Online Course Catalog

A complete listing of the University's online course offerings can be found at Records and Registration. To find out more about Chicago State University's online and other distance delivered options, please email the Office of Distance Learning at