Jaguar Success Guide

Here, you’ll find resources that fit your needs—whether you are a first-year student living in Prairie Place, a working adult commuting to class, or a graduate student with a family.

The Jaguar Success Guide is a clearinghouse of resources GSU provides to every student. Take advantage of all that we offer–we are here to help you succeed. 

Academic Programs
and Resources

College is a rich and rewarding experience, and your studies come first. No matter what your education goals, GSU has degree and certificate programs that will help you succeed.




Money Matters:
Financing Solutions

A college education is a solid investment that often pays for itself over a graduate’s lifetime. As with any major decision, planning and research is critical.




Campus Life

Here, your college experience doesn’t just take place within the walls of a classroom. Whether you live on-campus or commute, you’ll find support for your personal and professional development at every level of your academic journey. Visit these links to find out more about having a healthy, safe, and fun campus experience.





Especially for
Transfer Students

Sports and Activities

As a student at Governors State University, you’ll find fitness and recreation opportunities that fit your style—and your schedule. In the Athletics and Recreation Center, you have access to a wide spectrum of fitness equipment, an Olympic-style lap pool, a gymnasium with full-sized basketball court, and a racquetball court. There are also team sports, special events, and numerous classes to keep you active.