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An Inclusive Community

Our community is proudly one of diversity and acceptance. The Roosevelt story begins by our breaking free of discrimination, and we continue to live that story every day.

Military Veterans Achieve New Heights

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When U.S. military veteran Ramuel Figueroa decided to enroll at Roosevelt University in 2014, his math and writing skills were rusty and his confidence was lacking. “I needed some help in brushing up,” the 24-year-old honors student said, who today is thriving on many fronts thanks to support and guidance he received at Roosevelt University.

Singular, Together

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Your unique qualities define you. We celebrate that individuality and welcome your differences at Roosevelt. Read how the University’s gender- and diversity-inclusive housing policy in particular is setting the benchmark for schools nationwide.

Roosevelt Responds to Executive Order on Refugees

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Read Roosevelt President Ali Malekzadeh’s statement on the University’s historic policy of non-discrimination, in response to the U.S. executive order on immigration.

"Roosevelt really values diversity. Its welcoming to anybody. I'm a Latina woman, I was really comfortable as soon as I got here."

Angelica Marrufo - Mental Health Counseling, MA '17
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