Dean’s Welcome!

We aspire to excellence.

Congratulations on your acceptance to Chicago State University. We are delighted to have you as a part of our family, As an international student you never feel isolated as CSU is home to a diverse international student population, including students from Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, China, Columbia, Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Ecuador, Germany, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and more!

At CSU, you will be guided step-by-step through the entire process and we ensure that the newly arriving students have the best possible experience, be a part of the diverse community and feel a homely environment.

We look forward to seeing you on campus!


Devi Prasad V. Potluri, Ph.D.

Interim Dean

School of Graduate and Professional Studies. 


For more information:

  • on course registration, the commencement of classes and all program-related clarifications, please check with your  Program Adviser
  • on Pre-arrival Checklist, Study abroad programs and other resources, please visit Global Engagement Office
  • on Maps and directions, please visit Campus
  • on Housing and residential life, please visit Housing
  • on Immunization requirements and health services, please visit Wellness and Health Center
  • For any other information/assistance, contact the Graduate Dean's office