Cougar Life

Welcome Back!!!!!
We are excited to welcome you back for in-person classes that started on August 23rd! We not only have a full week of ac... read more
campus
Come to our campus for LAST CHANCE ADMISSIONS, bring your documentation and find out if you can be admitted on the spot.... read more
Why Chicago State? A Student’s Perspective
I chose Chicago State University because of its supportive family-oriented atmosphere. Ever since I became an official c... read more
The Wait is Over! CSU Campus Tours are Back!
Come immerse yourself in Cougar Culture! Experience our Chicago State University Community firsthand... read more
Dennisha Mitchell
My name is Dennisha Mitchell, and I serve as your Enrollment Specialist. I am excited to be able to assist in informing ... read more
Closed for the Holiday
The Undergraduate Admissions Office will observe the July 4th Holiday on Monday, July 5th 2021; Our office will close at... read more
Meet your CSU Enrollment Specialist
My name is Andra Barnes and I serve as your Enrollment Specialist. I am excited to be able to assist in informing and gu... read more
open house
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Chicago State University will host our Summer Virtual Open House on Thursday, ... read more
transfer
Great news! As always, we want to assure all of our transfer students get the opportunity to receive a scholarship. That... read more
Band
What a better way to explore majors than with the faculty and staff of CSU? Join us each Friday from June to August as w... read more
Virual Information Session Week
Explore CSU student life outside of the classroom, learn about, hear from faculty and staff at CSU... read more
Transfer Student On-Site Admissions
On July 12th, 2021 from 10:00am-3:00pm, Chicago State University (CSU) will host our Virtual Transfer Student On-Site Ad... read more
Closed for the Holiday
To all veterans of all branches: Thank you for your sacrifice, your bravery, and the example you set for us all. ... read more
Ask Questions to Chicago State University Admissions Staff Using UCHAT
UCHAT is the only chat widget built specifically for higher education to connect prospects with admissions counselors.... read more
summerdeadline
Interested in starting at Chicago State University (CSU) during the summer session? Don’t forget that our regular ... read more
Fall 2021 is on the Horizon!
We are a few short months away from starting the Fall 2021 semester at Chicago State University (CSU) and needless to... read more
Transfer Student Scholarships
Chicago State University has a rich history of providing a standard of education that is both academically rigorous and ... read more
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 activities... 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