A unique collaboration between and funded by Governors State University, the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity and the U.S. Small Business Administration.


To create an environment that nurtures entrepreneurship throughout the region to develop, finance, grow and improve the business community through high quality professional services and training and to develop public and private partnerships to support all aspects of entrepreneurial development.

BIG help for small businesses...

Whether you are thinking of starting a business, wanting to grow your existing business or learn how to more effectively run your business, we can help. 



Contact Information

Illinois Small Business Development Center at Governors State University
1 University Parkway, Room C3300
University Park, Illinois 60484
Phone: 708.534.4929 
Email: SBDC@govst.edu  

Regular Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm

May 18th, 2015 through July 31st, 2015
Monday - Wednesday 7 am - 5 pm
Thursday - 7:30 am - 5 pm
Friday - Sunday CLOSED