Community Visitors

Welcome to the University of St. Francis!

Founded in 1920, USF is a Catholic, Franciscan university that serves more than 4,000 students nationwide, offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and social work. There are more than 48,000 USF alumni across the globe.

USF’s main campus in is located 35 miles southwest of Chicago in Joliet, Illinois, the fourth largest city in the state. USF maintains a safe, cozy feel in a historic residential neighborhood called the “Cathedral Area.” It operates three campuses within a three-mile radius– all connected by a convenient shuttle service. USF also operates a satellite campus for Physician Assistant students in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

If you’d like to visit or take a tour, email or call 815-740-2270. Call 800-735-7500 for more information about the university’s events and activities. We hope to see you soon!

Visiting USF’s Joliet Campuses

Information About Joliet and the Community

Other USF Resources