Apply Online | Casual, Certificate, or Audit Students

Thank you for choosing Christendom; welcome to our on-campus and online community!

What is included in the casual student application:

  • Personal information (basic contact information, educational background, etc.)
  • Student type (casual, certificate, or audit)
  • 150 word statement of purpose (optional)

Additional information to be submitted:

  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work, with proof of a bachelor’s degree (if you wish to earn graduate credit)


First time Vita Consecrata Institute students
will need some additional documents and should contact the Institute on Religious Life at 847-573-8975, or email the IRL staff: anne@religiouslife.com and :

  • Letter from the religious superior or ordinary stating (a) express permission to attend, and (b) how her or she sees you may personally benefit from the program and how it might enrich your community;
  • Brief (2-3 paragraph) history of your vocation; and
  • Brief (2-3 paragraph) summary of the your educational background and/or ministeral experience.

The three documents should be submitted to the Institute on Religious Life:
Institute on Religious Life, P.O. Box 7500, Libertyville IL 60048-7500
Tel: (847) 573-8975

The admissions office will send confirmation via email after the application is received. If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Counselor, Miss Virginia Norris, at vnorris@christendom.edu.

Begin Casual/Certificate Application