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Living in Chicago

Chicago is one of the greatest cities in the world — we feel pretty confident in saying so. Stunning architecture. Acclaimed dining. World-class museums. Shopping, live music, cultural attractions … the list goes on.

When you study at Roosevelt, you live in the very heart of this unbelievable metropolis. We know you’ll fall in love with it.

Residence Life

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As a Roosevelt student, you'll be part of the thriving life of downtown Chicago. Our Office of Residence Life will be there to help you live, learn, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Getting Around

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Whether it's a leisurely ride up the lakeshore on a Divvy bike or using your U-Pass on the El, getting around the Windy City is a breeze.

Things to Do in Chicago

When it's time to put down the books and have a little fun, you'll have a wealth of activities to choose from. Whether you love theater, sports, great food, music or just strolling along the lake, the Windy City has something for everyone. Check out Choose Chicago, the Chicago Reader, or TimeOut Chicago for some tips on where to start.

“The Willis Tower is in my backyard and the ‘Bean’ is in my front yard and I get to look at Lake Michigan every day. I’m in the heart of Chicago, not just Chicago... Being in the city means you can go to volunteer opportunities, learn how to interact with people professionally, be independent and get where you need to go without relying on someone else.”

Jessica Naber - Business, BSBA '16
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