Attending the All Student virtual open house will provide you with a thorough overview of life at Chicago State University while giving you the chance to:

  • Learn more about academic programs and student life
  • Live chat with faculty, administrators, current students, and alumni
  • Learn about financial aid, scholarships, and the application process

Register today and receive a special financial offer from Chicago State University.


Date: July 14, 2020

Time: 3:30 p.m.


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What are you waiting for? This year the CSU virtual open house will be more informative and connected than ever. You can live chat with faculty, administrators, current students, and alumni to get your questions answered instantly. Our faculty and staff will be chatting in real-time to provide a virtual overview of life at CSU. That’s not all, you can share the virtual open house link with your family and get a chance to:

  • Learn about academic and special information sessions
  • Chat with faculty, administrators, current students, and alumni
  • Virtual tour the campus and learn more about academic programs and student life
  • Learn about financial aid, scholarships, and the admissions application process
  • Speak with an admissions officer (Virtual Admissions for College Transfer Students)
    Unofficial transcripts may be used for the initial review.

CSU prepares students to become artists, teachers, scientists, musicians, nurses, pharmacists, entrepreneurs, business leaders and so much more. As a student, CSU and our world-class professors prepare you to be an active and engaged citizen in issues that matter to you. Civic engagement is at the heart of a liberal arts education and the stepping stone for an advanced career and life.

Here at CSU we are dedicated in helping you achieve your goals by making it simple for you to attend, grow and thrive into your best future self. As a special offer, those who attend the Virtual Open House will have all Application Fees Waived for Graduate and Undergraduate Applicants. Don’t miss out this money saving opportunity. Join today and see just how far you can go with CSU.

Register now to receive special offer

(Waivers only granted to those in attendance).

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid is to support the University's overall goal of providing an affordable, quality education by providing financial assistance to those students and their families seeking to offset their educational costs.

Creating a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID - Students, and parents of Dependent students, need to create a FSA ID in order to access certain Federal web sites, such as and, and to sign certain financial aid documents, such as the Master Promissory Notes. Creating an FSA ID is a simple process. It will only take you a few minutes. Additional information is available on the Federal Student Aid "Managing Your Account" web page.

The Chicago State Foundation - The Chicago State Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for students who demonstrate high potential in academic and community service work. Visit their web site for additional information.

Nursing Scholarships - For information concerning the HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program and the IDPH Nursing Education Scholarship please visit the Nursing Scholarships web page.

Scholarship Opportunities - Our Scholarship Opportunities page provides an ever changing listing of funding possibilities. This page is updated constantly with new scholarship opportunities as we become aware of them.

The Financial Aid Process at Chicago State University (.pdf) - An overview of the financial aid process at CSU . . . a MUST READ for all prospective, and currently enrolled, students.

Fact Sheet (.pdf) - A quick reference to the financial assistance process and programs available at CSU.

Student Aid on the Web - A U.S. Department of Education web site providing expanded information about the financial aid process.

Federal Student Aid web site - View and download resources from the office of Federal Student Aid.

TEACH Grant - Current and prospective teachers may qualify for the Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program. In order to be eligible for the TEACH Grant, student's must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.25. Students with incomplete grades (I) are not eligible for the TEACH Grant. Candidates may monitor award status via CSU X-Press.

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