Lessons & Carols to be held virtually

The annual Service of Lessons & Carols, a treasured Christmas tradition, will be presented virtually this year via streaming video on Saturday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 6.

Faith & Ministry

New book helps students understand their vocations

A new book written by CUC’s University Pastor Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Leininger focusses on exploration of personal vocation as a college student, with focus on identity development, interpersonal skills and collegiate success.

Cougars announce launch of STUNT as 19th varsity sport

The CUC Cougars are adding STUNT--a competitive, cheer-based sport focused on skills--as a varsity sport for the 2021-2022 school year.


Four day weekend of virtual music concerts

The University's music ensembles will present four back to back concerts over a four day period from Nov. 13-16.


CUC advances in rankings of Best Colleges for Financial Aid

CUC has been nationally recognized by LendEDU as one of the Best Colleges for Financial Aid, making the list at seventh in Illinois and 59th in the nation.

College of Arts and Sciences

Student programming team’s “tradition of winning” leads to improved national and world rankings

A team of undergraduate and master’s students finished first place among Chicago-area competitors, third in the United States and 73rd in the world in the IEEEXtreme 24-Hour Programming Competition.

College of Business

College of Business expands master's programs to Berlin

The College of Business will begin offering its MBA and MAIE programs in Berlin, Germany as part of a new partnership with the Berlin School of Business and Innovation.

Arts at Concordia

Ferguson Gallery at CUC presents virtual art exhibit, “Water, Water Everywhere”

The Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago presents “Water, Water Everywhere,” a solo show with recent paintings and drawings by artist Laura M. Coyle. The virtual exhibit will be featured through Dec. 13 on the Ferguson Gallery’s website.


Alumni Association delivers 250 face masks to Holy Family School

Concordia University Chicago announced a special delivery of 250 face masks to Holy Family School, a University partner through Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation (CLEF) in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood.


University announces hyflex courses for spring 2021

CUC has announced the introduction of hyflex classes during the spring 2021 semester, which will provide students with courses that combine remote and face-to-face learning opportunities. The academic calendar will not change, ensuring spring and Easter breaks as scheduled. Spring commencement will once again be offered in a virtual format.


Complete renovation of Crossroads Cafeteria to begin

Starting in mid-December, a complete renovation of the Crossroads Dining Room will begin. The renovations are expected to be completed in early April 2021.


University enrollment reaches historic high

In a time of great uncertainty for universities nationwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CUC is celebrating the institution’s largest-ever enrollment--6,490 students, a growth of 5% over last year.