A Message to the Concordia-Chicago Community

Dear Concordians: As a University community, Concordia-Chicago mourns the tragic death of Mr. George Floyd on May 25, 2020. We have all looked with horror at the images of this episode, and we condemn the brutal violence that took his life. Such savage treatment by officers of the law is inexcusable and oppressive. We call on those in authority to pursue justice – both in this case and in all their future conduct with the people whom God has called them to serve...


CUC welcomes Dr. Adam Francisco as Assistant Provost for Mission & Identity

Concordia University Chicago announced today that Dr. Adam S. Francisco has been named Assistant Provost for Mission & Identity. He will play a key part in ensuring that the University continues to live out its mission faithfully.


Dr. Erik Ankerberg Named as Provost

Concordia University Chicago announced that Dr. Erik Ankerberg has been named as Provost. In this role, he will ensure that the University continues to live out its commitments to teaching, learning and student success for all students.


President Dawn Announces Fall Operations Update

In a memo to the University community, President Dawn announced tentative plans for the fall and reflected on the spring semester.


2020 Distinguished Award Winners Announced

Concordia University Chicago's Distinguished Awards annually recognizes individuals who have brought honor to the University through outstanding contributions to their fields of endeavor, their communities and their churches, and who exemplify the University’s core values.


Virtual Commencement and Other Graduation Details Announced

The University has announced a special live-streaming Virtual Commencement Ceremony and other graduation-related details.


Stay-at-Home Order Extended

Today, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced an extension of the state’s stay at home order for all Illinois residents through Thursday, April 30.


Concordia-Chicago to assist displaced Concordia Portland students as official teach-out partner for MBA and Ed.D. programs

CUC has been named as the official teach-out institution for Concordia University Portland's Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Doctor of Education (EdD) programs. Concordia Portland students will have the opportunity to complete their degrees through CUC.


Students excel at Self-Employment in the Arts conference

Three undergraduate art majors recently took part in the Self-Employment in the Arts conference at Columbia College, Chicago.

Arts at Concordia

Concordia-Chicago Student Invitational Art Show opens March 1

The Ferguson Art Gallery presents the Student Invitational Art Show from March 1-29, featuring an array of artwork made by students enrolled in fall 2019 and spring 2020 art classes


CUS Presidents' statement on the closing of Concordia-Portland

The institutions of the Concordia University System, the national higher education network of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, extend together our collective support for the students, faculty, staff, and administration of our sister campus in Portland, Oregon, which announced today its intention to cease operations at the close of this spring semester.


“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” opens Feb. 21

The Collective presents Clark Gesner’s classic musical, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” from February 21 through March 1.