Interested in Learning More About BenU?

Get a first hand look at one of our upcoming Admissions events. 

Preferred Visit Day - January 19
For prospective undergraduate students. Meet with admissions staff in a small-group setting and take a campus tour.

Financial Aid 101 - February 7
Parents and undergraduate students are invited to attend a seminar that explains the financial aid process and how to finance a college education.

Graduate Business and Public Health Scholarships
Students who begin a College of Business graduate program or Master of Public Health program in the Fall 2014 or Winter 2015 Quarters are eligible to receive their last two courses free.

Alumni Events:

Benedictine Day at Cubs Spring Training

Hey BenU, what do you say? Join us in sunny Mesa, Arizona for Benedictine Day at Cubs Spring Training on April 1 where the Cubs battle the Brewers. Receive $5 off your tickets if you place your order by Sunday, March 1. Purchase your tickets at today!

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 20
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Krasa Center, Second Floor

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a breakfast buffet with all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. Santa will visit, pose for pictures and give each child a gift. Mrs. Claus will read her favorite Christmas story while Ernie the Elf eagerly demonstrates the art of holiday crafting to all who attend.

Tickets: $12 per person, children age two and under are free.

Scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year

Need the gift of a scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year? All you need to do is go to and provide basic student information to see a list of endorsed scholarships and request recommendation letters. The application deadline is on January 31, 2015! For any questions, please contact us at (630) 829-1805 or

Art Gallery Exhibitions
Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B., Art Gallery

The Benedictine University University Art Collection and Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B., Art Gallery has set its 2014 exhibitions calendar:

October 6 - December 19: "Appalachia Portraits" by Andrew Auten
Reception - Saturday, October 18
October 17 - December 19:
"Mixed Media" by District 203 Art Teachers
(Reception - Saturday, October 18)
November 1 - December 19: Portraiture in the 21st Century Photo competition
December 7 - January 10: Marmion Academy Nativity Scenes
January 15 - February 28: "Chicago Civil Rights" by Bernard Kleina