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Career and Student Services

Learn more about how Erikson supports students and prepares you for your career.

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Support at Each Step in Your Student Journey

We can help you make the most out of your experience. Erikson Institute is committed to strengthening community, harnessing supports, and cultivating belonging along your student journey and beyond.

Navigate your student journey with help from Registration & Student Records – from signing up for courses to transcript requests and more.

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Get personalized academic advising, disability resources and other academic assistance services.

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Set your career goals and we can help get you to your desired position with resources, career counseling, job prospects, and networking events.

Be a Part of the Erikson Community

Ashley Curry
Ashley Curry
PhD, LCSW, Dean of Students
“ Our goal is to support the Erikson student from admission to graduation in ways that enhance their academic, social, and emotional well-being. This includes building community and connection among our student body, both on-campus and online. It is important that students feel supported, connected, and included throughout their educational journey at Erikson. ”

Build A Strong Foundation for Your Student Success

Find out more with Student Services

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Academic Advising

Get support and advice on how to complete your graduate studies

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Academic Writing Support

Consult with our Academic Success Center on all stages of the writing process and class assignments

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Study Groups

Dig deeper into your curriculum at tutor-led sessions each semester for selected child development courses

We Are Stronger Together

Your well-being as a student is paramount and as such Erikson has designed and implemented systems and strategies to enhance students’ well-being and student life while enrolled in any program. We have a deep respect for diversity and are committed to strengthening community, harnessing support, and cultivating belonging at Erikson.

  • Referrals to mental health services
  • Multicultural student affairs
  • International student services
  • Services for students with disabilities

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Registration & Student Services

Navigate Your Student Experience with Help from Registration & Student Services

The Registration & Student Services Office is here to help students navigate their way through their program from start to finish. We also help serve alumni with their needs for records and transcripts.

  • Request a transcript
  • Change of address
  • Immunization
  • Enrollment verification

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Career Services Prepare You for the Next Step in Your Career

Thinking about what is next? Need help in writing your resume?

Erikson Institute’s Career Services is a resource and support center for current students and alumni, guiding you through your career path for as long as you need.

Learn more about Career Services

Career Counseling

Get help assessing your career options and setting up a path for success

Career Workshops

Attend sessions focused on resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and social media best practices

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Job Search

Find part- and full-time jobs for free via Handshake after creating a profile

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Networking Events

Join our fully-engaged community in supporting one another at networking events

Experience Chicago Beyond Our Campus

Immerse yourself in the Windy City

While our campus is in the heart of Chicago’s River North neighborhood, there is much to discover on and off campus.

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Chicago’s public transit connects you to campus and beyond. Get around town with Chicago Transit Authority’s discounted pass just for students.

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For those moving to Chicago, Erikson offers some assistance in finding housing in and around Chicago.