Chicago State University

*** As of October 15, 2017, advising has returned back to the colleges and major departments. The Office of Academic Support will no longer advise students related to registration, graduation application, degree planning, and course selection. Each college has either hired professional advisors and/or have faculty in place to meet your academic needs.***


Name Title Phone Email
Frank McKnightFrank McKnight, Ed.D.

Director, Elementary Education, Bilingual Education, Early Childhood, Physical Education, Recreation,Career & Technology

Tangee JenkinsMs. Tangee Jenkins Project Coordinator/Office Administrator  773.995.2478

Academic Support Specialists

Name Advising Specialty Phone Email
Candy BennettMs. Candy Bennett

RISE Coordinator,

Sociology, Psychology 

Guadalupe OchoaMs. Guadalupe Ochoa

Coordinator University College & Summer Bridge

Unedecided, Art, CMAT, English, Foreign Languages, Political Science, University College and Summer bridge Coordinator


Constance UpshawMrs. Constance Jackson-Upshaw

Academic Success Program Coordinator,

College of Health Sciences (All Majors)

Christopher CookMr. Christopher Cook, M.Ed.

Project Director, CSU AmeriCorps 

Assistant Coordinator for University College & Summer Bridge Program

College of Business (All Majors) and UC