CSU is protecting our community’s health while also providing an excellent learning environment. Thank you to our students and alumni who are in the field  saving lives.

For the 2021 - 2022 academic year, Chicago State University will fully open for in-person instruction, classes, activities, and events. For more information, please reference the operating plans below. Student services such as counseling and academic support are available. Click here for more information.

CSU Operating Plans & COVID-19 Policies
Student Vaccination Policy
Mask Policy
Academic Year 2021 - 22 Operating Plan
Spring 2021 Semester Operating Plan


COVID Testing 

Available to: All CSU Students, Faculty & Staff

Days of Operation

Mon & Wed: 9am to 11am

Thur: 12:30pm to 2:30pm 


Building: CSU Library Cafe Map Building 12

Appointments: Register with Shield Illinois.

Non-invasive using saliva samples  • FREE no insurance required • Quick (10 min or less)

Walk-up services are available (no appointment needed), but a MySHIELD portal account is needed to securely receive your results. 

Positive Cases on Campus

Current Week 7/23/21
0 Employees positive
0 Students positive
Cumulative Cases Since 1/19/2021
23 Employees positive
22 Students positive

Positive Cases off Campus

Current Week 7/23/21
1 Employees positive
0 Students positive

Number of Isolation Beds in Residence Hall Used: 0 of 6

Date Last Updated: 7/15/21

Data Details:

The data reflects cases reported to CSU from our students, faculty, and staff who have visited the campus during the spring 2021 semester and within two weeks of receiving a positive test.