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No current or on going emergencies


The BenAlert emergency notification system enables students, faculty and staff to receive alerts and notifications within minutes by phone, text and/or e-mail messages regarding emergency situations affecting Benedictine University. Alerts are short messages about an urgent or immediate situation. Notifications are follow-up messages that may contain more detailed information that are not as time-sensitive.

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Tune in to one of the following stations to find out whether classes have been cancelled:

  • WGN Radio 720
  • WBBM Newsradio 105.9 FM
  • WKKD 95.9 FM
  • WJOL AM 1340
  • CBS 2 Chicago
  • NBC 5 Chicago
  • ABC 7 Chicago
  • WGN Channel 9
  • FOX 32 News
  • CLTV News
Closing and Cancellations Websites