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For Current Students

General Resources

Student Handbook
The current Student Handbook is available here for download as a pdf
or as an online flipbook. MORE>

Student Discounts
A range of local and national discounts are available with your student ID. It's our pleasure to provide a list of some of our favorites. MORE>

Career Resources
As a Spertus student or alumnus, you've already built an educational platform for future opportunities. As you consider any possible next career steps, you may want to check out some of our favorite job and career resources. MORE>

Job and Internship Postings
Spertus offers a free listing service for nonprofit employers to post job openings and internships available to Spertus students and alumni. By listing a position, employers will reach passionate professionals who have committed themselves to a career in nonprofit organizations. MORE>


Jewish Studies Distance Learning Course Registration 

These courses are for students already admitted to Spertus Institute's Master's in Jewish Studies programs. These courses are open to doctoral students, but doctoral students should check with their advisor before registering. Courses can be started at any time.

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Course Registration and Payment
Spertus Institute welcomes course registration from students with accounts in good standing. An account in good standing is defined as:

  • Student's unpaid account balance is less than $2,500 (roughly two courses).
  • The most recent payments on past due balances are within the last six months.

Students who do not meet these criteria will need to pay down their balance prior to registering for additional courses.


Safety and Security

As part of our compliance with regulations mandated for institutions that participate in the Title IV Federal Student Loan Program, Spertus Institute makes a number of policies, reports, and related resources available to our students, faculty, and employees. These include emergency and evacuation procedures, the reporting of crimes and crime statistics, and policies related to sexual harassment, assault, and drug and alcohol abuse. This material is collected in the Annual Security Report, which is sent to students, faculty, and employees and at the end of each year will be posted on the Transparency page of the Spertus Institute website.

In addition, it is our pleasure to provide links to other websites that provide important information and prevention tips.

Crime Prevention
National Crime Prevention Council
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Crime Prevention Research Center

Sexual Harrassment 
US Women's Equal Opportunity Commission
National Women's Law Center

Sexual Assault and Date Rape Prevention
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
Date Rape Drugs
Date Rape Drug Fact Sheet
Tips for Preventing Sexual Assault


Voter Registration and Constitution Day

Title IV regulations also require that participating institutions provide information about Voter Registration as well as educational resources relating to Constitution Day, which takes place annually on September 17.

Voter Registration
Cook County Voter Registration
IL State Board of Elections Voter Registration

Constitution Day
The Jack Miller Center's Constitution Day Initiative 
Constitution Day Resources 
Constitution of the United States 
Teaching with Documents: Observing Constitution Day 
National Constitution Center — Constitution Day

Learning Resources by Degree Area

Jewish Studies
Jewish Professional Studies
Nonprofit Management

Student and Alumni Achievements

Check out recent promotions, publications, new positions, and other achievements of note. MORE>