Featured Events

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 ben.edu/cubs 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 ben.edu/stars 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 scholarships@ben.edu.

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