The Student Life Office of Benedictine University is committed to the enhancement of student learning and personal development. Emphasis is placed on the values of community responsibility, diversity, social justice, human dignity and our Benedictine heritage by modeling and providing programs that foster fairness, wellness, cooperation and leadership.
The area of service support for students is housing, health and spirituality.
We are responsible for student services, educational programming, and learning experiences gained through out-of classroom activities. Student Affairs interacts with students through organized services and programs to create a campus responsive to individual student needs. We are interested in the whole well being, development and success of all our Benedictine students both resident students and commuter students.
Student Life supports classroom learning, promotes personal development and enriches the college experience through programs and services that encourage students to attend to their mind, body and spirit consistent with our Catholic and Benedictine traditions.
Supporting students’ educational goals through instruction, academic support and accommodation services for students with disabilities
Appreciation for Community:
Promoting the value of person in community through residential facilities and programs, services for commuter students, co-corricular programs and the involvement of parents in campus life
Emphasizing the role that study, work, leisure and prayer play in the development of every Benedictine University
Preparing students and alumni for their professional careers by equipping them with the tools and strategies necessary to effectively manage their careers through their life time.
Promoting personal health and well being through intercollegiate athletic competition, intramural athletics, recreational programs, and health and wellness education
Inspiring students to be responsible leaders and informed citizens through leadership education and opportunities to apply leadership principles
Providing opportunities for students to practice their religious faith, expand their understanding of other beliefs, and learn to live the Benedictine values
Involving students in co-curricular programs that support student's personal goals and provide opportunities for positive social interaction and healthy competition
Embracing the uniqueness of each person’s contribution by promoting student involvement in campus life, providing programs that expand students’ cultural awareness and experience, and emphasizing the values of understanding, dignity and respect.