When you come to Chicago, you arrive at Roosevelt University. That's because our campus is in the heart of downtown, centrally located amid world-class dining, museums, shopping, theatre, sports, live music, cultural attractions, festivals and much more. Get out there and explore.

2 major airports
200+ Theaters
60+ Museums
200+ Cultural Gems
7300+ Restaurants
28 Miles of Lakefront
5 Big-4 Sports Teams
550+ Public Parks

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.

Getting Around

El steps - Living in Chicago - Getting Around

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.

Residence Life

Student sitting on res hall room bed - Student Experience living in Chicago

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.

Chicago cityscape at sunset from Buckingham fountain

Welcome to Chicago, one of the greatest cities in the world.

Roosevelt’s downtown Chicago Campus is in the heart of this bustling metropolis, bursting with cultural attractions, culinary destinations and professional opportunities for you to explore.

We’re home to more than just improv comedy, skyscrapers and deep dish pizza. We’re home to you.

View our map to start exploring