CUC welcoming back 2020 and spring 2021 graduates to campus Sept. 18-19

Several in-person ceremonies will provide these Concordia-Chicago graduates with the experience of hearing their names called as they accept their diplomas in front of family and friends.


Concordia-Chicago improves in all ranked categories in U.S. News & World Report

CUC was ranked as a Best Regional University – Midwest, Top Performer on Social Mobility, Best Value – Regional Universities Midwest, and recognized for its ethnic diversity.


"Through Him. For Him." University’s theme of the year sets the stage for Opening Service

Opening Service of the 158th academic year takes place Aug. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Our Lord, and will also be livestreamed online.


"Sixty Years in the Dark (Room)" exhibit open through Sept. 30

The Ferguson Art Gallery's first show of the 2021-22 academic year, a black-and-white photography exhibit by Jon W. Balke, is free and open to the public Aug. 15 to Sept. 30.

College of Business

Rachel Ferguson to lead Concordia-Chicago's new Free Enterprise Center

Dr. Ferguson has been named assistant dean of Concordia University Chicago’s College of Business and director of the forthcoming Free Enterprise Center.


University announces two new colleges, academic structure

The new four-college structure comprises the College of Health, Science & Technology, the College of Theology, Arts & Humanities, the College of Business and College of Education.


Concordia-Chicago named a College of Distinction for 12th year running

Concordia University Chicago has been recognized for its commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction in five areas for the 2021-2022 year.


Campus eyesore no more: donated abandoned bicycles will go to communities in need

It’s a problem seen on college campuses everywhere—rusty, abandoned bicycles cluttering the bike racks, long after students have gone home for the summer or graduated.


How Cougars are connecting across generations through new mentoring program

Beyond the Pillars matches pairs of students and alumni based on their mutual vocation and passion for Christ.


A musical, spiritual and teaching legacy lives on in Dr. Carl Schalk’s colleagues and former students

Dr. Carl Schalk HS ’48, BA ’52, distinguished professor emeritus of music, had an immeasurable impact on Concordia University Chicago, the LCMS, Christianity and beyond.


Spring 2021 Dean's List recognizes extraordinary academic achievement

Concordia University Chicago’s Dean of Students Kathy Gebhardt is pleased to announce the spring 2021 Dean’s List.