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Academic Engagement

At Roosevelt, our academics go beyond the classroom. Whether you choose to study abroad, volunteer in Chicago, or join our professional mentoring program to take that next step, we encourage you to explore the surrounding world.

Study Abroad

Students on a study abroad trip to Tanzania

Want to experience the world? Explore it firsthand. Embark on a life-changing trip across six continents, to countries such as Argentina, Australia, China, Germany, Italy and Spain. Discover new, challenging ideas and broaden your global perspective.

Experiential Learning

Students involved in a restorative justice project in North Lawndale

Integrate your classroom knowledge with real-world experiences. Experiential learning opportunities, which are required for all undergraduate students, allow you to apply content and theory discussed inside the classroom to contexts and communities beyond the university.

Student Research

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Engage in faculty-led, grant-funded academic research opportunities. Our faculty strives to imbue our students with the skills to achieve their life goals and participate fully and meaningfully in their communities.

Service Learning

student helping to clean up a stream

One of our signature teaching tools is service learning, encouraging students' personal development and social engagement. By addressing the social problems of marginalized populations through advocacy and activism, our students emerge well-trained agents of social change.

Honors Program

Students at graduation

Seek intellectual enrichment through immersive, interdisciplinary academic challenges — the Honors program is a diverse group of undergraduate students who share a passion for learning. Carry out independent projects, collaborate with faculty members to complete research, and more.

Career Readiness

Student and employer at Career Fair

Roosevelt prepares you to take the next step to build your future. Pair with industry leaders in dynamic professions through our Professional Mentoring Program. Work within a number of academic and administrative areas in our graduate assistantship program. Or, elevate your career through a vast network of internship and practicum opportunities in the Graduation Plan for Success (GPS) program.