Degree and Enrollment Verification

Benedictine University is an independent, coeducational institution of higher learning, founded by the Benedictine Monks of St. Procopius Abbey. Benedictine University is accredited by the National Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the Illinois State Department of Public Instruction, the State Teacher Certification Board, the American Dietetic Association and the National League for Nursing. The University was founded in 1887 as St. Procopius College. In 1971, the College was re-named to Illinois Benedictine College. In April, 1996, with the addition of a Ph.D. program in Organizational Development, the college became Benedictine University.

We provides enrollment and degree verification for all current students and alumni as long as there are no financial nor academic holds on the student's account. Unless a student has a FERPA "prevention of directory information form' on file, our representatives can provide the following items if asked:

  • Student's name(s)
  • Degree(s) received (if applicable)
  • Major, Minors, and Concentrations
  • Enrollment Dates
  • Academic Honors (Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, Summa Cum Laude

Our representatives will not provide the following information unless the student has signed a release authorizing the background investigation:

  • Cumulative GPA
  • Classes attended or specific course grades
  • Academic dismissal
  • Academic probation

For all student who attended prior to 1992, we maintain their academic records in our archives.

If you would like us to provide information on students that indicated attending/ graduating prior to 1992, please email us or fax your request to us at the following information:

For student who attended after 1992, we maintain all academic records through our online records system.

If you would like to verify information for student who have attended after 1992, you can either email us, call us, or fax us your request for information.

Enrollment Verifications

Our office provides current and past enrollment verifications for insurance, student discounts, and a variety of other reasons. To receive an enrollment verification, please either stop by our office in Krasa during normal business hours or email us at BenCentral@ben.edu from your Benedictine Email account requesting an education verification.

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  • Office of the Registrar

    Hours
    M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Betty Morrison
    Registrar

    Theresa Smallwood
    Office Assistant

  • Benedictine University
    Krasa Center
    5700 College Rd.
    Lisle, IL 60532

  • Email:
    tsmallwood@ben.edu

    Phone:
    (630) 829-6349