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General Consumer Information

This information is provided in compliance with the Department of Education's Consumer Information Act and the Student-Right-to-Know Act, 34 C.F.R. 668.

Contact for General Information

Department of Marketing and Communications

General Information about Benedictine University

About Benedictine University

Drug and Alcohol Policy

Drug and Alcohol Policy (PDF)

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program (PDF)

Biennial Review Report

2020 Biennial Review Report

Notification Policy for Missing Students Who Reside On Campus

Notification Policy for Missing Students (PDF)

Campus Annual Security Report

Visit the University Police page for current campus security reports, along the side of the page.

Special Facilities and Services Available to Disabled Students

The Academic and Career Enrichment Center (ACE) serves as the main location for serving students with disabilities, including learning, physical and psychological disabilities. Benedictine University will ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to access academic programs and other aspects of university life. Students with questions or in need of special academic or housing accommodations should stop by the Academic and Career Enrichment Center (ACE) in Krasa (room 015) or call (630) 829-6512 to arrange proper documentation for equal access to educational and campus services.

Retention, Graduation Rates and Transfer Out Rates

Retention Rate - 69% 

Graduation Rate - 46%

Transfer Out Rate - 1%

Also available in the University Fact Book

Data for Undergraduate and Graduate Level Students after Graduation

Undergraduate
Employment and Graduate School Enrollment Rates for Bachelor's Degree Recipients

In 2019, 87% of our alumni six months after graduation reported that they are either working full-time (30 hours or more) or enrolled in Graduate School full-time: Full-time Employment is 72%; Full-time Graduate School is 15%.

Graduate
Employment Rate for Graduate Degree Recipients

In 2019, 78% are employed Full-time (30 hours or more).

Student Right to Know Act (PDF)

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act - Lisle Campus

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act - Mesa Branch Campus

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FERPA: Students Right to Access Records Release of Student Information Policy (PDF)

Voter Registration

Voter Registration Information

College Scorecard

Benedictine University Scorecard

Office of Postsecondary Education

Office of Postsecondary Education Information

College Navigator

https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

"Paying for College" Webpage

https://www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/

 

Upcoming Events

Jan
18
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast - LaTosha Brown
Main Campus in Lisle
9:00 AM
Event Details

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast - LaTosha Brown

Date: January 18

Time: 9:00 AM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Contact: Karl Constant    630-829-6604    kconstant@ben.edu

Event Description:

Please make plans to join us in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year we have a 21-Day Challenge to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Beloved Community.  We will host a virtual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast sponsored by Nicor Gas on Monday, January 18 at 9:00 am.  LaTosha Brown co-founder of Black Voters Matter will serve as our keynote speaker. This year the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast is will be free. Here is the link to register.  If you would like to donate to the Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr. Scholarship. Please visit our giving page, click on “Other”, and enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship as the designation.  For more information, go to the website or please contact Karl Constant at Kconstant@ben.edu.

MLK 2021

Jan
27
Journeys in Leadership - Sharon Lazich
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Journeys in Leadership - Sharon Lazich

Date: January 27

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts

Contact: Phil Hardy    phardy@ben.edu

Event Description:

Please join Dr. Phil Hardy and the College of Liberal Arts in welcoming the next Journeys in Leadership speaker, Sharon Lazich with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The event will be hosted on Wednesday, January 27 at 7:00 p.m. Please register at: https://benu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jM4214BdS1i-QSkoG5_BWQ or click on the flyer below. Questions can be directed to Dr. Hardy at phardy@ben.edu.

2021 1-27 Journeys

Feb
25
Benedictine Heritage Lecture - "All Should Rise Together: Community, Trauma, and What Holds Us Together"
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Details

Benedictine Heritage Lecture - "All Should Rise Together: Community, Trauma, and What Holds Us Together"

Date: February 25

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Contact: Peter Huff    phuff@ben.edu

Event Description:

~REGISTRATION INFORMATION COMING SOON~

About the speaker: Nicole Sotelo (M.Div., Harvard Divinity School) is the author of Women Healing from Abuse: Meditations for Finding Peace (Paulist Press) and Pray Your Way Through Forgiveness (Twenty-Third Publications). Before joining the Sheil Center at Northwestern, she served in Catholic communications ministry, writing an award-winning column for the National Catholic Reporter and working for Catholic nonprofits, including St. Scholastica Monastery, a Benedictine community of women religious in Chicago. Her work concentrates on supporting Catholic women abuse survivors (womenhealing.com).

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