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Current News & Information for Parents

Stay up-to-date with events, announcements and important information about Roosevelt University.


The Office of Student Services emails a monthly newsletter, Roosevelt Parent News, to parents of Roosevelt students during the academic year.  You are invited to subscribe to the Roosevelt mailing list.  Parents will also receive a copy of the printed Roosevelt Parents newsletter in the mail each fall and spring semester.

Check out Parent Orientation 101 for facts on student growth and development  at Roosevelt University.

If you have a question, please fill out the parent "ask us" form.  A staff member will respond to your question.

University News

  • New photo exhibit on world's growing wealth gap to open Feb. 11 at Gage Gallery
    February 8, 2016

    A provocative and artistically driven photo exhibit that examines wealth and privilege around the world today will be open to the public from Thursday, Feb. 11 through Saturday, May 28 at Roosevelt University'[s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. 

  • Music professor wins award for study on music of Abraham Lincoln
    February 5, 2016
    Just in time for Abraham Lincoln's 207th birthday, Roosevelt University music history professor Thomas J. Kerrnan is being recognized for his groundbreaking study of more than 1,000 pieces of music written over 144 about and for Abraham Lincoln.
  • Roosevelt University receives national rating for sustainability
    February 5, 2016
    Roosevelt is one of only three universities in Chicago and among 10 in Illinois to be rated by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).  The University has received a bronze rating thanks to the collaboration of administration, faculty and students in completing AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
  • February 4, 2016
    Roosevelt honors student Desire Bernard comes from a tradition of giving. This includes regularly helping a homeless man in a Chicago park.
  • January 28, 2016
    Roosevelt alumnus Rick Nieman (BA, ’87) reminisces about his career and being one of Holland’s most influential television journalists.
  • January 28, 2016
    From writing for daily newspapers to anchoring television news programs, alumni from Roosevelt University’s Journalism Program are realizing dreams as successful members of the media.
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