Students are able to acquire credits for their participation in co-curricular activities. The University offers a wide variety of opportunities for students to get involved, including but not limited to the programs in Art, English, Communication, Music, and Theater.
Motif, Concordia-Chicago’s creative arts journal, is an annual publication of poetry, fiction, drama, artwork, photography and musical compositions by CUC students. Work is submitted for consideration early in the spring semester, with publication each April.
The Spectator is Concordia University Chicago's student-led newspaper covering campus and student success. The Spectator provides a great opportunity to build a journalism portfolio as students can write, edit and lay out news, features, reviews, opinion articles and more. Students can also learn the process of publishing as an editor of the paper, and fine-tune new media skills with the paper’s online presence.