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

  • Looking Forward to Fall 2015

    Looking Forward to Fall 2015

    Chicago Semester is excited to welcome its Fall 2015 group of students! Staff and students have been working hard this summer, collaborating on resumes and housing, interviewing with sites, and preparing… Read More
  • Introducing our Summer 2015 Pilot Program

    Introducing our Summer 2015 Pilot Program

    On May 17, seven students arrived in Chicago to participate in the first ever summer program at Chicago Semester. Over the next nine weeks these students will be living, learning, and… Read More

Alumni Profiles


  • Ken Dryfhout

    Spring 2003

    "I can think of no better way to spend a semester of your transitional college years than participating in Chicago Semester..."
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  • Rebecca Reed

    Fall 2006

    “I built great professional and personal relationships at my internship site”
    Read More

Program News

Apply for a semester in Chicago today!

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017! Talk to your campus representative about applying today!

Student Blogs

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