Closing Information

Effective Monday, May 22, 2023, Cardinal Stritch University is winding down operations. Staff are processing requests for transcripts in addition to fulfilling other responsibilities related to the wind down.

Please call 414-410-4000 or email for assistance.

Education students who need help with licensing/endorsement should go to

Colleges and universities that are offering Teach-Out agreements to Stritch students and others that are welcoming Stritch students as transfer students can be found on the Teach-Out vs. Transfer page. Please see the link below.

Faculty and Staff FAQs

Employment Verification.

Former employees of Cardinal Stritch University can request employment records and employment verification at

Unemployment Eligibility.

Can I apply for unemployment benefits?

You are eligible to apply for unemployment.  The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development provides detailed information about unemployment benefit at this site –

Employment Opportunities

Several organizations have reached out to share employment opportunities with Stritch faculty and staff. Click on the links to learn more about their open positions.

Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Beloit College
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Carroll University
The Christine Center
College of Lake County
Concordia University-Wisconsin
Department of Workforce Development
Edgewood College
Herzing University
HigherEd 360
Lakeshore Technical College
Lawrence University
Marian University
Marquette University
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Mount Mary University
Northcentral Technical College
Olivet Nazarene University
Ripon College
St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Viterbo University
Waukesha County Technical College

Student Athlete FAQs

Information for Student Athletes and Recruits

My PlayNAIA Account

What happens to my PlayNAIA account if I was planning to attend Stritch for the first time in the fall of 2023, or if I was recently enrolled at Stritch?

Students who were planning to enroll for the first time at Stritch in the Fall 2023 and have not previously attended an NAIA institution, can either continue with your PlayNAIA certification, or wait until you decide on a transfer institution and work with that institution’s ’s compliance coordinator on their specific eligibility process.
To learn more about the NAIA eligibility process, please go to

Alumni FAQs

Alumni FAQs

Will my Cardinal Stritch University degree be recognized as valid after the University closes?

Higher education degrees always remain valid if they were conferred by a fully accredited institution at the time of closure.

How will potential employers verify my education at Cardinal Stritch University?

You can order a transcript from the National Student Clearinghouse to be sent directly to your employer for verification of your education.

How can I order my diploma?

If you would like to order your diploma, please email the Registrar’s office at There is a fee of $40 for the original. Your request cannot be processed if you have a financial obligation to Cardinal Stritch University.