WCSF Radio, 88.7 FM, is the radio station of University of a St. Francis. We are a student-run and faculty-advised station based in Joliet, Illinois. The Edge’s format is rock/alternative.
The WCSF studios, offices, and music library are located on the fourth floor of Tower Hall on the Wilcox campus of the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois.
We broadcast at approximately 100 watts on the frequency 88.7 MHz. Our signal reaches approximately 250,000 potential listeners in Will County and surrounding areas. We broadcast twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year. Live DJs are scheduled at various times between the hours of 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight, Monday through Friday. Specialty shows featuring music off our regular format usually run from 10:00 p.m. to midnight Monday through Friday. Holiday Programs feature specialized music for the appropriate season or holiday.
The mission of WCSF is to educate Mass Communication students in all areas of radio station operation. The station is a practical laboratory for practicing Mass Communication in the real world.
For more information on 88.7 the Edge staff, check out our Staff page. If you wish to contact the WCSF staff, call or e-mail us at the station, come to a radio club meeting, or contact one of the managers directly. If you are interested in applying for a radio show and are a current USF student who has completed Intro to Radio, contact us in the same ways. The radio station staff handles programming, on-air announcing, news, promotion, and special events.