Wabash and Auditorium from south

Visit Roosevelt

In light of Covid-19, the safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority. With this, all visits to Roosevelt University have been postponed until further notice.

Please be advised that when we are able to welcome guests back onto campus, all related links will be reactivated. In the meantime, you can still meet with us and learn more about Roosevelt University by contacting your Admission Counselor. To find your counselor’s contact information, please view the Admission Staff Contact page.

Roosevelt University Downtown CampusRoosevelt University Downtown Campus
Chicago is Our Campus
Roosevelt’s downtown Chicago Campus is located in the heart of the city, at the corner of Congress and Wabash.
Roosevelt University Wabash BuildingRoosevelt University Wabash Building
Vertical Campus
The Wabash Building, which opened in 2012, is home to Roosevelt’s student residences, student services, science laboratories, classrooms and the Heller College of Business.
Auditorium BuildingAuditorium Building
The Auditorium Building
The historic Auditorium Building is home to the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education and Performing Arts. The University’s library provides unforgettable views of Lake Michigan’s shoreline and Buckingham Fountain.
Auditorium TheaterAuditorium Theater
Center Stage
The Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University hosts hundreds of events each year, from ballet to rock concerts, student convocation to graduation, comedians to political figures.
Goodman CenterGoodman Center
Lillian and Larry Goodman Center
The Lillian and Larry Goodman Center is home to the Roosevelt Lakers, RU’s 16 men’s and women’s athletic teams.
Wabash Building LobbyWabash Building Lobby
We’re Here for You
From the moment you walk through the doors, our faculty and staff are committed to making your RU experience one to remember. Stop by the Office of Admission to take a campus tour and meet your admission counselor.
Campus Bookstore
While on campus, visit the University bookstore. Prospective students and families will receive 20% off your purchase of RU attire after visiting with your admission counselor.
Admissions MezzanineAdmissions Mezzanine
Student Services – Mezzanine
The Mezzanine level is designed to provide a “one-stop-shop” for your visits to the Offices of Academic Advising, the Bursar, Financial Aid Services, and the Registrar.
Dining CenterDining Center
McCormick Dining Center
Located on the 2nd floor of the Wabash Building, RU’s McCormick Dining Center provides you with made-to-order cuisine. Options range from Asian stir-fry to American comfort food, vegetarian options to gourmet desserts. The “Grab n’ Go” station is perfect for when you need a bite to eat on the way to class.
Student Activities LoungeStudent Activities Lounge
Student Activities – 3rd Floor
The Marsha and Kenneth Tucker Student Leadership Floor, the 3rd floor of the Wabash Building, is where you will find the Center for Student Involvement, the Office of Career Development and a student activity lounge.
Fitness CenterFitness Center
Barry Crown Fitness Center
The Barry Crown Fitness Center is available for use by all students, staff and faculty, featuring free weights, aerobic machines, and a fitness studio that regularly hosts group classes such as aerobics and yoga. It shares the 5th floor with Roosevelt’s outdoor gardens, which provide fresh produce to the dining center.
Large Lecture ClassroomLarge Lecture Classroom
Inside the Classroom
Your success is our priority. That’s why we aim to maintain class sizes that are appropriate for the nature of each course and allow for a personalized experience inside the classroom. Fifty-three percent of courses taught at Roosevelt have fewer than 20 students enrolled in them.
Business ClassroomBusiness Classroom
On the Cutting-Edge
The Heller College of Business’ trade room takes your classroom experience to the next level with interactive, smart technology. Its ticker features live updates of global stock markets.
Small ClassroomSmall Classroom
Small Seminar Classroom
Seminar-style classrooms are designed to enhance group discussions and to promote engagement among you, your peers and the instructor.
Lab ClassroomLab Classroom
Modern Laboratory Facilities
Our state-of-the-art laboratories foster collaborative research between faculty and students.
Michigan LobbyMichigan Lobby
A Historic Campus
As you walk into Roosevelt’s Auditorium Building, you take a step back in time. This building, designed by famous architects Dankmar Adler & Louis Sullivan as a hotel and theatre, is a National Historic Landmark and features opulent furnishings original to the 1886 design.
Faiman LoungeFaiman Lounge
Fainman Lounge
Fainman Lounge is the perfect space to study or relax between classes. You can even play a game of life-size chess as you look down onto Michigan Avenue.
Murray-Green Library
The Murray-Green Library and RU’s new academic services center, The Learning Commons, can be found on the 10th floor of the Auditorium Building.
Library Reading RoomLibrary Reading Room
The Reading Room
Attend a lecture or special event, or get some studying done, in the library’s Reading Room.
Ganz HallGanz Hall
Ganz Hall
Looking to enjoy a music or theatre performance? The Chicago College of Performing Arts hosts hundreds of performances each year. Ganz Hall is one of the Music Conservatory’s resident performance spaces.
7th Floor Classroom7th Floor Classroom
Jack Miller Center Classroom
The Jack Miller Center’s classroom for the Montesquieu Forum hosts seminar courses and small events focusing on topics within political philosophy.
Residence Hall Common AreaResidence Hall Common Area
Residence Life Lounge
The mission of Residence Life at Roosevelt is to support a safe and inclusive living and learning community, available to all students. The 14th floor of the Wabash Building serves as the access point to Roosevelt’s student residences.
Residence RoomResidence Room
Student Residences
This is one of RU’s double occupancy rooms. As a residential student, you will live in the second-tallest university building in the U.S., which offers unforgettable views of downtown Chicago. Also, consider becoming part of an LLC (Living Learning Community), a group of students with common interests who live together.
Residence Hall BathroomResidence Hall Bathroom
Private Bathrooms
Enjoy the comfort of suite-style living, which features private bathrooms within each residence.
Residence Hall Study RoomResidence Hall Study Room
Study Rooms
Grab your books and a classmate and begin studying in one of the residence hall’s conveniently located study rooms.
Dance StudioDance Studio
CCPA Dance Studio
The Studios at 218 S. Wabash provide rehearsal space to the Chicago College of Performing Arts’ Theatre Conservatory students.
Goodman Center Basketball CourtGoodman Center Basketball Court
Go Lakers!
Cheer on the Roosevelt Lakers at a basketball game or volleyball match. Or maybe you yourself will be on the court playing as an RU student-athlete.
Goodman Center Locker RoomGoodman Center Locker Room
Locker Rooms
Locker rooms dedicated to our men’s and women’s athletic teams.
Goodman Center Fitness CenterGoodman Center Fitness Center
Athletic Facilities
The Lillian and Larry Goodman Center houses athletic training facilities reserved for RU’s student-athletes.


Schaumburg landscape

Schaumburg is more than just a city suburb. It’s a thriving economic center, home to more business outside of Chicago than any other community. Roosevelt’s Albert A. Robin Campus in suburban Schaumburg offers an accessible option for those living or working outside of the city, and a high quality of life with plenty of attractions to enjoy. Situated 30 miles from downtown Chicago, the Schaumburg Campus has become the most comprehensive university in the northwest suburbs educating students in numerous programs across four colleges.

Peoria Campus

Roosevelt's Peoria campus

Students can earn an Associate of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration at our Peoria campus. Professors are carefully selected for their expertise and are practitioners in their fields. With their support, your educational experience will be personal and tailored to you. With a business administration degree, our practical and experiential education prepares you for real-world success. You’ll feel at home with professors and staff who will become your mentors and advocates to encourage you and enable you to excel.

Lake County Campus

Roosevelt's Lake County campus

Earn your degree while staying close to home. Our Waukegan campus has a strong focus on community values. The small campus provides students with strong connections with faculty and classmates. The Lake County campus specializes in business degrees and is surrounded by various businesses, offering students plenty of employment opportunities.