Student Body

At Benedictine University, we have student-athletes, scholars, residents and commuters. A Benedictine student is unique from their academic major to their student organization involvement.

Fact Book

See the statistics describing our student community. Fall 2015

Student Athletes

Benedictine University provides opportunities for all students to participate in sports during their time at the University.

International Students

Benedictine University has welcomed international students since 1954. The International Center is a University office devoted to carrying out international educational opportunities for students from abroad and at home. Currently, the International Center welcomes students representing more than 15 countries.

Student Organizations

Benedictine University offers a variety of student organizations and student groups opportunities for current students.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Feb
27
BenU Library Book Club
Main Campus in Lisle
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event Details

BenU Library Book Club

Date: February 27

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Kindlon, room 311

Event Sponsor: Library

Event Description:

The Benedictine University Library invites students, faculty, and staff from the BenU Lisle campus to our Book Club discussion of Death Comes to the Archbishop by Willa Cather. The discussion will be held on Wednesday February 27th from Noon to 1pm in Kindlon room 311. There are copies available for checkout at the Library Research Center on the 3rd floor of Kindlon.

We are pleased to have Dr. Christine Fletcher as a featured speaker. Please join us as we explore this classic piece of literature by Willa Cather. The setting is the newly annexed territory of New Mexico in 1851. We follow a Bishop Latour who travels the area to reawaken its slumbering Catholicism.

Copies available for checkout - Kindlon 3rd floor Research Center.

Feb
28
2019 Benedictine Heritage Lecture, Benedict's Dharma: Deep in the Heart of Dialogue
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

2019 Benedictine Heritage Lecture, Benedict's Dharma: Deep in the Heart of Dialogue

Date: February 28

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Kindlon Hall, 5th Floor

Event Sponsor: Center for Mission and Identity

Contact: Peter Huff    630-829-6664    phuff@ben.edu

Event Description:

This Benedictine Heritage Lecture will focus on some of the great success stories in global interfaith dialogue and the positive engagements between Benedictines and Buddhists.

Featuring Dr. Judith Simmer-Brown. Distinguished professor of Contemplative and Religious Studies from Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado, and one of the world's leading scholars in Buddhist wisdom.

Mar
1
Freshman Fridays
Mesa Branch Campus
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Details

Freshman Fridays

Date: March 01

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Gillett Hall

Contact: Alan Daniels    (602) 888-5504    adaniels@ben.edu

Event Description:

Experience BenU Mesa First-Hand.

Chat with a faculty member for your major. Get a financial aid assessment tailored to your needs. Meet other students. Check out beautiful downtown Mesa.

Every Friday, we make time to meet with students like you who are preparing for their college experience. Schedule your visit today and find out more about what makes BenU Mesa a place where you can grow as a person while you prepare to lead in your career.

What to expect during your visit:

  • A campus tour given by one of our current students
  • The opportunity to meet the faculty and Student Life staff who help to make the BenU Mesa experience unique
  • An individual meeting with your Admissions Counselor to discuss your goals and plans, including:
    • Your college major and developing your future career
    • Financial aid and scholarships available to you
    • Student activities and athletics to pursue your interests
    • Campus ministry and service work at BenU Mesa

Click here to schedule your visit!

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