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BenU Student Programs and Services for the Summer

Learn more about student programs and services during Benedictine Virtual Campus

Student Affairs: Staying Involved and Engaged Virtually

Student Affairs is committed to serving students, supporting student organizations and keeping you connected to the campus community. Staff is working remotely, responding to messages, taking calls and making plans. We are reaching out to all students to keep us all together in the Benedictine Community.

You may meet virtually with Marco vias
Please feel free to schedule an appointment.
Available by phone 630-829-6006 or by email

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Parent and Family Engagement

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Virtual Student Affairs Resources

BWell: Counseling Center

  • The Counseling Center will be open for the Summer Sessions (June 8 - August 16, 2020) with part-time virtual hours and reduced staff. We will resume full-time hours and regular staff for the Fall beginning August 31, 2020.
  • If you experience a mental health emergency, please contact 911.
  • For free community mental health and wellness resources (including crisis text line information), please click here.
  • For information on managing anxiety and emotions due to COVID-19, please click here.
  • The main Counseling Center web page provides additional details on our services offered during the academic school year.

BFit: Health Services

  • Office hours resume Monday, August 17 at 9 a.m. Emails ( will be checked weekly during the summer

  • Immunizations and health forms are submitted electronically thru the website only as well as medical documentation pertaining to absences.

  • Immunization Requests can be requested by emailing (
    1. Include your Last Name or Maiden Name, First Name
    2. Include your Benedictine ID if your remember it
    3. Provide your date of birth
    4. Provide your email address
    5. Recent graduates and current Benedictine Students. You can access your immunization records from My BenU.
      • Log in to My BenU
      • Go to Self-Serve
      • Campus Personal Information
      • Immunization Records

  • Our main Health Services website provides additional details on our services and programs.

  • Contact Marco Masini, Dean of Students, for immediate assistance.
    Email: or Phone: 630-829-6006

Virtual Student Affairs Activities

BConnected: Leadership Opportunities

Interested in helping plan events for Fall? As the premier event planning organization on campus, Programming Board provides students with the opportunity to become involved in the planning, implementation and promotion of events while building leadership skills. If interested contact

BInvolved: Student Clubs and Organizations

  • Organizations will begin planning events for the 2020-21 academic year and submit event forms for the fall semester and beyond.
  • Schedule virtual meetings for your members and advisors.
  • If you have questions please call Katie Buell, Assistant Director for Activities & Organizations
  • Phone: (630) 829-6128
  • Email:

BRecognized: Featured Student Leader and Organization for June

Michelle Gallardo


Leadership: Gallardo was the first ever President of the very first Greek Life organization on campus- Theta Phi Alpha. In Spring 2020, she stepped down for the Public Relations Chairman position. She is the Vice President of Communications for the American Marketing Association Club. She is also an ambassador for the College of Business. She was an Executive Board Member for the 2019 Orientation Leader Program. She works for both the Marketing and Communications Department and the Undergraduate Business Department.

She is highly ambitious: Gallardo is a double major. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a concentration in Digital Marketing and Integrated Marketing Communications… and a Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Economics. “My ultimate career goal is to work for an international company trying to penetrate the Hispanic market, or targeting a Hispanic consumer segment, or to work for a Latin company trying to enter the global market.”

Favorite memories: From AMA, one of her favorite memories was when they created a Social Media plan for Feed My Starving Children in Aurora. She says they came up with strategies and other tips to improve their social media impact and effectiveness. “We were able to present our ideas to the people in charge of their Digital Marketing, and they actually have implemented our suggestions!”

Her favorite memory from Theta Phi Alpha was from their very first New Member Ceremony. “I loved feeling the support from members across the Midwest that made their way to Benedictine for a 1.5 hour event. And, of course, getting initiated and established as the Delta Nu Chapter!”

Impressively long days on campus: Gallardo, as a commuter, says her longest day at BenU was 12 hours, with her shortest day being at least 6 hours. However, when she was President of Theta Phi Alpha, she used to spend 10-14 hours on campus per day.


Student Affairs

Marco Masini
Dean of Students
(630) 829-6006

Krasa Student Center, Room 175
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.