Emil and Patricia A. Jones Convocation Center
Chicago State University
9501 South King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60628
The Jones Convocation Center (JCC), is named after former Senate President Emil Jones
Jr. and his late wife Patricia, a graduate of Chicago State University. JCC is a
$47 million multi-purpose facility.
The Jones Convocation Center officially opened in the Fall of 2007 and now serves
as the home to the Chicago State University Athletic Department and the men's and
women's basketball teams.
The Jones Convocation Center's arena is over 140,000 sq. ft.
Up to 6,000 patrons
Ample parking, on-site security, multiple concession areas, a large and bright main
lobby, eight locker rooms, a weight room, a training room, a media room, and a reception
CSU Commencement Ceremony
CSU Basketball Games
CPS Basketball Tournaments
Government Job Fairs
The Jones Convocation Center is centrally located at the merge of the I-57 and I-94
expressways, which is easily accessed by I-294, I-80, and I-55.