The nursing joint degree program is full of many advantages. One important benefit to your success is the access to a variety of student services at both Concordia University Chicago and Resurrection University. You will have direct access to support departments at Concordia-Chicago for your entire academic career, even while taking classes at Resurrection. Combine those resources with Resurrection’s and you will have a multitude of resources at your fingertips to guide on your path to graduation.
What students can expect once at Resurrection University
In keeping with Resurrection University’s core values of compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service, while also encouraging advocacy and integrity, the Counseling and Career Services office and Academic Center for Excellence are dedicated to supporting both the personal and career development.
You will have access to:
- Academic support services
- Counseling and career services
- Resume and cover letter assistance
- Interviewing skills training
- Job opportunities and listings
- Career development workshops
Resurrection University has a close working relationship for clinical placements and employment opportunities within the Presence Health System. There are potential opportunities for future careers at these facilities located throughout the city of Chicago, suburbs and downstate. Clinical experiences at these locations offer students the opportunity o showcase their skills and develop relationships with the nursing staffs within these facilities.
The Academic Center for Excellence is a comprehensive academic support program designed to help undergraduate and graduate students accomplish their academic goals. ACE is committed to establishing an inclusive and supportive academic environment. You will experience the opportunity to develop skills necessary to succeed in the university setting.
Student services available at Concordia University Chicago:
The Office of Career Services serves Concordia University Chicago’s beginning their first year on campus. The Career Services staff is here to help you by translating your experiences at CUC into a career.
Student Health Services is dedicated to the good health of Concordia-Chicago Students. CUC is committed to making sure that students find quality health and wellness care. Concordia-Chicago attempts to limit the impact of injury or illness by the provision of services for early intervention.
The Schmieding Counseling Center's services are available to the students, staff and faculty of Concordia University Chicago. All services are strictly confidential and free of charge.
The Office of Multicultural Student Engagement (OMSE) aims to promote an inclusive climate in alignment with the university’s core values by acting as an educational resource that prepares students to succeed in an increasingly diverse society.
The Academic Center for Excellence provides academic support through specialized programs and specific strategies to all Concordia-Chicago students.
The Office of International Student Advising is here to help all international students through their college career in the U.S. The office assists with individual immigration advising.
For 150 years, Concordia University Chicago has provided professional workers for the schools, congregations and other agencies of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
Students concerns are important to Concordia University Chicago. If students encounter an issue at the University, their first step toward a resolution is to work directly with the faculty or staff member most directly related to that issue. The University recommends setting up an appointment with the individual to discuss the concerns. Many problems are easily solved this way.