Chicago State University doesn’t want your relationship to end with graduation. To remain connected to your alma mater, and to continue to benefit from the vast network of over 30,000 alumni working in all industries in locations worldwide, we want to continue to be a part of your life. Make sure we have your updated email address here to not miss any benefit promotions.

  • NEW BENEFIT: 12% Discount on all membership and fitness packages at ChiTown Mecca Fitness, an alumna-and-women-owned fitness center in the nearby Back Of The Yards neighborhood. Proof of CSU degree required, inquire to ChiTown directly.
  • NEW BENEFIT: HBCU/PBI Homebuyer Assistance Program. BMO and NAREB have partnered together to offer homebuyers thousands of dollars in down payment and closing cost assistance for graduates of HBCUs and PBIs (Predominantly Black Institutions). Chicago State University is the only four-year PBI in Illinois. Must work with a NAREB/Realtist agent. Contact Millie Reyes-Williams directly for more information at or at 708-497-0492. Read the press release about this exciting new benefit here. 
  • NEW BENEFIT: Local and National Discounts with BenefitHub: BenefitHub is your home to save on thousands of items all through an easy-to-use, exclusive discount marketplace. BenefitHub negotiates the best discounts on the market for you and many of the offers include additional cash back to make it the best overall value to you. Not only saving you money, but time and hassle, too. The diverse platform includes discounts on travel, hotels, restaurants, car rentals, your favorite local establishments and much more! Available to all alumni, learn more here and create your account today! Use referral code hi4j18.
  • Options Program 15% Discount: Alumni receive a generous 15% discount to the robust collection of courses and programs offered through the Options Program. Discount applied when registering. Alumni Association membership is required. 
  • Parking Discount: Alumni association members receive a $1 discount on daily parking, and a $40 discount on an annual parking pass, when proof of Alumni Association membership is supplied (a copy of your confirmation email). For annual parking discount, you must print your confirmation email and submit with the parking pass application to the CSU Cashier's Office in the Cook Administration Building on campus, Second Floor. 
  • JDC Multipurpose Fitness Membership: Utilize the CSU multipurpose health facility, indoor/outdoor track, pool, tennis courts, fitness machines, and free weights. Subject to facility availability (pool is currently closed for repairs), and only during normal operating hours. Fitness center hours change each semester but usually operate on a standard Monday through Friday 9-5 schedule, with some occasional limitations based on staff availability. Alumni Association membership is required. 
  • Gwendolyn Brooks Library: The Gwendolyn Brooks library is an academic library that provides limited access and services to the public, including alumni. Read more about library policies for alumni here. Available to all alumni.
  • Alumni Career Networking: Join the new Chicago State Alumni Professional Network group on LinkedIn and get connected to your fellow alumni in all industries. Career related events and opportunities will be posted here. Available to all alumni.