Governors State University is an exciting place. A place full of big ideas, with all kinds of people who find a home here:

  • Students of every age and background who come here for a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree – whatever it takes to move them forward in their career or profession,
  • Faculty whose love of teaching matches their scholarly appetite for research, 
  • Businesses and government agencies who look to us and our certificate programs to build a smarter, more skilled workforce, 
  • Students – new and continuing – from all kinds of backgrounds, all kinds of jobs, all kinds of interests who look to us to deliver learning at the times, places and in the forms that work for their busy lives,
  • People from all over the Chicago area who come to our Center for Performing Arts and sculpture garden for inspiration and pure fun,
  • Alumni who found their love for learning at GSU and just keep coming back for continuing education.
    Which are you?

Why GSU

Why GSU

No matter what your education goals, GSU has degree and certificate programs that will help you get there.  Read More >>

The President

The President's Office

Big ideas—that’s what life is all about at Governors State University. Students, faculty and staff have the energy to solve big problems and to find even bigger opportunities. Read More >>

Big Ideas Live Here

Big Ideas Live Here

The big ideas just keep coming. Here are a few: In the fall of 2014 we will become a four-year university and welcome our first freshman class. Read More >>

Offices & Departments

Offices & Departments

We work hard to make it easy to do business with Governors State.  Read More >>

International

International

When you enroll at GSU, you join one of the most diverse universities in the region for both students and faculty.  Read More >>

Veterans & Military

Veterans & Military

We know that our military members and veterans bring a wealth of experience to their college careers. Read More >>