Transfer
Community College Advisors

Students are the lifeblood of any university. Through the collaborative efforts of our various offices, we help students make informed choices about continuing their education. We provide a welcoming atmosphere that reflects the best of the Benedictine values of hospitality and a concern for the development of each individual.
 We understand that when it comes to advising transfer students, community college advisors have many different roles to fill and many students to advise. Below you will find a page dedicated to providing quick links to the information you and your students need.

Our Transfer Admission Counselors are also happy to meet with potential transfer students to provide an unofficial evaluation of previous coursework and advice on course selection. Major checklists specific to a student’s intended major provide guidance on course selection prior to transfer.

Transfer students interested in applying can find information about the process.

In an effort to help facilitate transfer from area community colleges, Benedictine University has created Transfer Guides where courses are listed with Benedictine University course equivalents. Courses from colleges with whom we do not have transfer guides are evaluated based on criteria set forth by the Transfer Credit Policy.

The Office of Transfer Credit Evaluation strives to maintain accuracy, consistency and integrity during every transfer credit evaluation, and makes every effort to research the courses completed.

If you have questions regarding the transferability or equivalency of coursework completed at your college, please contact us directly at the numbers below. Transfer Credit Evaluators are available for questions Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

New Student Advising Center
NewStudentAdvising@ben.edu
(630) 829-1120

Melissa Lopez, Transfer Credit Evaluator
mlopez@ben.edu
(630) 829-6023

Amy Whittinghill, Transfer Credit Evaluator
awhittinghill@ben.edu
(630) 829-6221

We hope that the following resources will provide you with the information you need for advising students interested in transferring to Benedictine University. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (630) 829-6300.

Admission Requirements: Benedictine University's requirements for transfer admission

Athletics: NCAA Division III athletics that include: men's baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, football, soccer and track; women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and track

Curriculum Planner: Each major has its own course requirements so it is important to plan your student's schedule using the Curriculum Planner as a guide.

Campus Events: Benedictine University hosts many informational events throughout the year, including a Counselor Breakfast.

Facts: Learn the basic facts about Benedictine University.

Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI): Learn the specifics of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) Agreement in which Benedictine University participates.

Letter of Recommendation Form: Students who do not meet the admission requirements may ask you to submit a letter of recommendation for them.

Majors: Lists all of the undergraduate majors available for both transfer and adult undergraduate students.

Meet the Counselors: Learn which Admission Counselor works with your community college.

Request Materials: We are more than happy to send you more materials (promotional / informational) about Benedictine University.

Student Activities: There is plenty to do with more than 50 clubs and organizations from which to choose. 

Safety and Security: Benedictine constantly works to maintain an environment conducive to our educational mission.

Transfer Guides: Detailed course guides are available for students attending some popular community colleges.

Visit Us: Attend one of our many Open House events or schedule an individual visit.

We're Coming to You: Learn when our Admission Counselors will be visiting your school.

 
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