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

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


Feature Stories

  • 40 Years of CS

    40 Years of CS

    40 years ago Chicago Semester began to provide an opportunity for college students to live, learn, and work in the city. Today, the program continues to be a leader in providing… Read More
  • Welcome Spring Students!

    Welcome Spring Students!

    In early January, we welcomed 55 new students from 12 different colleges to the Chicago Semester program. These students represent a wide-range of majors and academic programs yet each have been… Read More

Alumni Profiles


  • Travis Rooke

    Spring 2013

    "I wanted something I could point to on my resume that felt uniquely different from my peers."
    Read More

  • Morgan Mansa

    Fall 2007

    "I experienced this city in a completely new and beautiful way."
    Read More

Program News

Apply for a semester in Chicago today!

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016! Talk to your campus representative about applying today!

Campus Visits

Find out when our Recruiter and Student Services Coordinator, Phil DeBoer, will be on your campus

Student Blogs

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