Cougar Life

Summer 2021 Priority Deadline Coming Soon
Interested in starting at Chicago State University (CSU) during the summer term?... read more
5 Reasons to Choose Chicago State University
Chicago State University is one of many hidden gems on Chicago's south side and boasts a number of reasons why it is one... read more
rise sessions
The Rise Academy Program at Chicago State University had added more virtual information sessions to answer questions abo... read more
Spring Virtual Open House
The College of Health Sciences at Chicago State University will host our Spring Virtual Open House on April 7th 2021 fro... read more
CSU is now Test-Optional through Fall 2022
For the Fall 2021 to Fall 2022 terms, the Office of Admissions will no longer require standardized test scores for the... read more
Virtual Information Session Week
You're invited for a week of 20 engaging information sessions to learn more about opportunities at CSU. These activitie... read more
International Women
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women... read more
Fall Term Priority Admissions Deadline
Chicago State University Office of Admissions would like to kindly remind you about Fall 2021 Priority Admissions Deadli... read more
Happy Incorporation Day, Chicago!
On March 4, 1837, Chicago received its first city charter and was divided into 6 wards, allowed for a mayor to be electe... read more
HONORS INFORMATION SESSION
Join Us to Discuss the Honors College at Chicago State University... read more
What is RISE Academy
The Rise Academy’s 5-week program begins in intervals before each Spring and Fall Semester. Dates and deadlines can be... read more
Register Today for Our Spring Virtual Open House
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Chicago State University will host our Spring Virtual Open House on Thursday,... read more
black history
Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, is an annual observance that started in the United... read more
Virtual On-Site Admissions Day for Transfer Students
A New Year calls for new adventures and joining the "Cougar Community" is a great way to get started.... read more
Sending Your Documents: A Student’s Guide
Applying to University can be a complicated process, and sometimes it can be difficult to determine the best way to send... read more
Enrollment Related Service (ERS) Hours
This is a friendly reminder that classes begin on Tuesday, January 19th! In order to ensure that you have the best exper... read more
Transfer Students: Scholarship Announcement
We are happy to announce that all transfer students for the coming Spring 2021 semester will receive a $1,000 tuition... read more
NPHC
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a collective umbrella organization composed of historically African-American... read more
A New Year, A New You: The Value of a College Degree
Each year brings new challenges and a renewed commitment to finally meeting previously unfulfilled goals. As we begin ... read more
Closed For The Holiday Season
The holiday season is a time for us all to come together, celebrate, and be thankful for what we have. We here at CSU... read more
Meet Caleb Westberg
Chicago State University has exciting news! We have hired a new Registrar, Caleb Westberg. Caleb comes to us from Ivy... read more
Happy Thanksgiving from Undergraduate Admissions
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the admissions office will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday... read more
Virtual Information Session Week
You're invited for a week of 20 engaging information sessions to learn more about opportunities at CSU.... read more
Transferring to CSU
Hi everyone, my name is Alejandra, but feel free to call me Alex! I serve as the Transfer Relations Specialist for... read more
Supporting Our Veterans at CSU
Hi! Veterans, first and foremost the CSU cougar family wants to thank you for your service. Serving your country is an... read more
CSU Knows Supply Chain Management
Olive Harvey College and Chicago State University are thrilled to announce the articulation in Supply Chain Management. ... read more
Summertime and the living is easy at CSU
The start of summer doesn't just mean warmer weather, it also means summer programs are available at Chicago State Unive... read more
SuccessU Program
Hello and welcome! My name is Ms. Ochoa and I am a two-time Chicago State University (CSU) graduate. I received my Bache... read more
What is RISE Academy?
Not too long ago Andra Day won a grammy for her inspirational song, "Rise up!" Now, this is YOUR time to RISE up to purs... read more
Fall 2020 Returning to Campus Tips
We are excitedly preparing for your return to Chicago State and cannot wait to begin the year. As we actively prepare ... read more
Spring Open House Recap
On Thursday, April 30th, 2020 Chicago State University (CSU) Office of Admissions had its very first Virtual Open House ... read more
No Undergraduate Application Fees for 2021
Chicago State University has always dedicated itself to the best practices of post-secondary education, and these unprec... read more
Navigating Financial Aid at Chicago State University
It is almost summertime in Chicago! This means great weather, flowers are blooming, and most of all, you're thinking abo... read more
Learning Assistance Center
As you begin your journey at CSU, you may find yourself in need of assistance with your coursework. That's where the... read more
Student Story - Julio Lopez
Hi there! My name is Julio Lopez I recently graduated from Chicago State University (CSU) with my Masters in Social Work... read more
Housing & Residence Life
Hello Future Cougars! We are excited you are considering CSU and look forward to meeting you and your family. As the Ass... read more
Honors College
Greetings from the Chicago State University Honors College! I am the new Dean of the Honors College, and I have been a ... read more
Fall 2020: 8 Things to Know
Hello CSU cougars! We know there are many questions about what CSU will be doing in the fall as far as classes and every... read more
Undergraduate Admissions Hosts Its Virtual Open House!
On Thursday, November 12th and Saturday, November 14th, the Undergraduate Admissions Team at Chicago State University... read more
Enrollment Related Services
We are excited to begin the fall 2020 academic year! Enrollment services, advising and placement exams are here to assis... read more
Dennisha Mitchell — from Student to Staff
You are exactly where you need to be." This saying proved true for me during my journey at Chicago State University. Whe... read more
CSU and United States Coast Guard
One of the primary reasons Chicago State University is so special is the amount of support we have from our amazing comm... read more
Chicagoland Regional College Program Pays Tuition & More!
Greetings from the CRCP! My name is Servelure McMath Bostick and I am Associate Executive Director for the Chicagoland R... read more
Benefits of the African-American Male Resource Center
These words, live to inform the philosophy and mission of the African-American Male Resource Center (AAMRC) here at CSU.... read more
Abilities Office
“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host... read more
Greetings from CSU Admissions
As the new Director of Admissions and Recruitment, I would like to introduce myself and share how Chicago State Universi... read more