Chicago Semester is an off-campus program with 40 years of experience

providing students the opportunity to live, learn, and work in Chicago.


Staff Blog

  • New Beginnings

    I just concluded my first week as Executive Director here at Chicago Semester. What a joy it is to be part of the Chicago Semester staff! It has been a wonderful week of listening and learning.… Read More
  • Transitions

    As most of you know, this is my last semester as Director of Chicago Semester. To say that it has been “a good run” would be an understatement. In many ways it has been the best… Read More

Art Events


  • Amazing Grace10/30/14
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra11/07/14
  • Museum of Contemporary Art11/11/14

Program News

Alumni Event

Join us on Tuesday, November 4th at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago for a night of reconnecting with local Chicago Semester alumni.

Student Blogs

Want to learn more about the CS experience? Check out our student blogs to find out!