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There’s Still Time to Register for Summer Classes

Get ahead with summer courses, without getting left behind on summer fun. Roosevelt’s Summer Session accommodates a variety of scheduling and program needs. Flexible schedule: Choose one–, two–, five– or 10–week classes, May 28–August 5. Multiple study options: Take on-campus or online courses. Wide course selection: Find the right fit and learn about specialized and…

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As a full/part time Roosevelt Student, you may be eligible for SNAP benefits!

As a full/part time Roosevelt student you may be eligible for SNAP benefits.  A representative from the Illinois Hunger Coalition (IHC) will be on campus to meet with students to help determine eligibility for SNAP (Food stamps/Link Card) and other public benefits, and to also provide assistance with the application process onsite. Stop by to see if you qualify….

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Professional Mentoring Program- Request a Mentor!

Request a professional mentor and be partnered in the fall semester! Connecting with a professional in the workforce is an opportunity to accelerate your growth while receiving guidance and support. Complete the online application today! Questions? professionalmentoring@roosevelt.edu Contact: professionalmentoring@roosevelt.edu

It’s not too late to check out the RU Career Closet!

You can find a wide selection of clothing items to help compliment your wardrobe needs for the summer. Let us help you look your best for those interview and internship opportunities. You can choose up to 4 new and gently used ready to wear professional/business casual items at the RU Career Closet. By appointment only. Shirts                   …

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Vote! SGA Elections!

Spring 2019 SGA Elections are open! Check your RU email for a link to the voting ballot. Please vote this week! Voting ends on April 19 at (5pm -CST). Candidate – President Leonardo Rojas: My name is Leo Rojas. I am a Junior majoring in Political Science. Over the past few months, I have been…

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Study Abroad Grant to Tilburg University, the Netherlands

Roosevelt University is a recipient of an Erasmus + Mobility Grant that sponsors an undergraduate student to spend one semester studying at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. The student selected will represent Roosevelt University and will be expected to abide by the guidelines of the grant, provide a final report, and speak on campus about their…

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Earn Extra Credits While Exploring Chicago

Roosevelt’s Sounds of Summer program allows you to earn additional credits and explore the origins of Chicago’s top summer festivals. This one-week intensive course will also satisfy general course requirements. Check with your Financial Aid Services Counselor to verify your eligibility for summer financial aid. Learn more about how you can make faster progress towards your degree…

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As a full/part time Roosevelt Student, you may be eligible for SNAP benefits!

A representative fro m the Illinois Hunger Coalition (IHC) will be on campus to meet with students to help determine eligibility for SNAP (Food Stamps/Link Card) and other public benefits, and to also provide assistance with the application process onsite.  Stop by to see if you qualify. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Support Services, and the…

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Know Your Rights: Immigration and DACA Impact on Student Success

Students are encouraged to attend this panel discussion and informative session designed to address the legal/political/education and community concerns of current immigration policies, DACA, and its impact on student success. In light of recent government legislation and changes, we want to provide a “safe space” for the university community to be able to address specific concerns,…

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Safe in the City

Are you interested in learning more about area “hotspots” for criminal activity in the downtown area, or general safety tips on how not to be a victim of crime?  If so, plan to attend the next Chicago Police 1st District Residential Beat Meeting. The next meeting for 2019 will be held on Wednesday, April 10th,…

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