Different Directions

From 10 faculty members, 40 students and three fields of study at the time of its founding, Secondary School has grown to more than 1,600 faculty, 35,000 students and over 350 degree programs in 130 academic departments and 80 interdisciplinary research units. One of the most important things we can do for students is not just teach them specific knowledge and skills, but help them match their interests to their career path.

Departments and degree programs

Our School’s academic enterprise is organized into 14 primary and secondary schools.

Courses schedule

Secondary School offers over 350 degree programs through its academic departments. Search with our A to Z guide.


Planning your schedule? Search available courses in everything from aerospace studies to vision science.

Academic Calendar

From study strategies to planning for grad school or beyond, find the resources you need to succeed at Secondary School.


Find faculty interests and areas of expertise in this searchable index of our secondary school.

Important Dates

  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • 1555 Glen Ellyn Road, Glendale Heights, IL 60139
Christmas Concert

Celebrating the Birth of Our Lord Jesus St. Matthew Parish School Christmas Concert

Related Information

  • Semester start and end dates, holidays
  • Accreditation
  • Bear Facts
  • Graduate Division
  • Research at Our School
  • Textbooks: Cal Student Store