Giving To Concordia


Benefits and Services

Concordia-Chicago Alumni are defined as anyone who has completed one course at the University—no matter the year, program or years of attendance. The alumni program unites all alumni in the University's core values of Christian Faith, the Individual, Excellence, Integrity and Service.

Below are highlights of a growing menu of benefits and services that are available to all Cougars:CUChicago Alumni Event Box

Alumni Event Box

Planning to connect with classmates away from campus? Order a complimentary CUChicago Alumni Event Box for your small- (up to 15) or medium-sized (up to 40) group. Materials may include: Planning Guide, CUChicago brochures, Upcoming Alumni Events Poster, University Spirit Gear such as alumni buttons and other giveaways, Maroon and Gold Balloons, and Alumni Sign In Sheet.

To request your Event Box, contact the Office of Alumni Relations toll free at 888-258-6773 or Please allow 2-3 weeks after order confirmation to receive your materials.

Career Services

In these tough economic times, navigating the job market can be challenging. Concordia-Chicago's Office of Career Services is here to help you translate your experiences at Concordia-Chicago into a career, whether seeking your first position or making a career transition. More...

Class Connections

Concordia University Chicago is proud to share news of accomplishments and other milestones with the Concordia-Chicago community. Be sure to stay connected by sharing address updates, connecting with classmates and submitting class notes in The Forester, the University's bi-annual magazine for alumni and friends. More...

Cougar Chronicles Alumni E-newsletter 

All graduates and friends are encouraged to sign up for the bi-monthly alumni e-newsletter. Register today to receive the latest information about upcoming events, special offers and to stay connected to classmates.  Check Out the Latest Issue

Get Connected

Online social sites are an easy way to connect with friends and classmates. Concordia-Chicago alumni can network professionally through our or personally through our .

On-Campus Meetings, Rentals & Housing

Group Rentals: Concordia-Chicago is a wonderful location to host your special event or meeting in the Chicagoland area. Groups of all sizes utilize the campus year-round for their unique needs. Contact Conference Services at 708-209-3091 for details.

Weddings: Ceremony rentals are reserved for current students, alumni, or members of the staff and faculty. All wedding celebrations must be approved by the Campus Pastor, Rev. Dr. Jeff Leininger, before scheduling an event date. Inquiries should be directed to 708-209-3470.

On-Campus Housing:
Limited guest housing is available during the 2019-20 academic year in Gross Hall. Questions about opportunities can be directed to Pete Becker at

Prayer Requests

Living together in a vibrant and influential Christian academic community, our Christian faith is an imperative value to live as productive citizens of the Church and world. We warmly invite all alumni and friends of the University to submit requests—specific or general—to your partners in prayer. More...

Transcript Requests

The Office of the Registrar is responsible for maintaining the academic records of the institution through prompt, courteous and accurate service. Their team is happy to assist with transcript requests and other record questions. More...

University News

Stay up-to-date on all the campus happenings through press releases focused on the University, academics, community, lectures and conferences, campus activities, and the arts. More...