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Academic Engagement

Entering the workforce or advancing your career doesn't happen overnight.

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

Enrich your academic portfolio with these robust opportunities and become a socially conscious leader.

Study Abroad

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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.

Graduation Plan for Success (GPS)

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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.

Honors Program

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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.

McNair Scholars Program

CORE Responsibility

The mission of the McNair Scholars Program at Roosevelt University is to provide promising undergraduates with the knowledge necessary to achieve and successfully complete a doctoral degree. The McNair Scholars program accomplishes this through enhancement workshops, advanced research, a mentoring program, and a supportive atmosphere.


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Roosevelt offers its undergraduate students two types of mentoring opportunities: professional mentoring and peer mentoring. Graduate students should check with their departments for mentoring opportunities.

English Language Program

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The English Language Program offers academic English as a Second Language (ESL) classes that prepare non-native speakers of English for study at the graduate or undergraduate level.