The BenCard is Benedictine University’s faculty, staff and student identification card. Every Benedictine student, faculty and staff member is issued a BenCard, which serves as your official University photo identification card – plus a whole lot more!

The BenCard is required as identification when using University facilities or participating in University-sponsored events. For students, the BenCard is your key to campus living.

Use your BenCard in the following ways:

  • As a library card to access electronic resources and check out materials at the Benedictine University Library
  • To eat in the Krasa Dining Room, the Coal Ben and the Kindlon Coffee Shop.
  • To gain admittance to your residence hall (resident students only).
  • To perform banking functions at any Plus ATM merchant nationwide when you activate our BenCard to become your U.S. Bank ATM card.
  • At the Barnes & Noble at Benedictine University bookstore as a debit card if your BenCard is linked to your U.S. Bank checking account.
  • For students, faculty and staff to gain access to the Benedictine University Fitness Center.
  • To gain admittance to the Moser Center (Moser Center faculty and staff only).

The BenCard is user-friendly, multi-functional and secure. All students, staff and faculty are issued a BenCard regardless of their banking choice. Lisle campus and Moser Center faculty and staff and all students may pick up their BenCard at the Benedictine University Police office located in the lower level of the parking garage. The office is open 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

You MUST bring your driver’s license and show it to the University Police for verification when picking up your BenCard.

All students, faculty and staff must have their PeopleSoft ID number with them when picking up a BenCard. 

Students should contact Enrollment Services at (630) 829-6500 if an ID number is needed.

On-line students can send an e-mail to with their name, address, student ID number, and a photo (just a head shot) in the jpeg format. The BenCard will be mailed to the student within 3-4 days.

Human Resources will email faculty and staff their ID number. Please contact Theresa Oldham or Victoria Victorenko in Human Resources for more information. 

The BenCard is yours to use, but it remains the property of Benedictine University. The card may be used for such purposes as the University designates and may be revoked at any time. It is not transferable under any condition and should not be used by any other individual at any time. This card must be carried at all times while on University property. The card must be presented and/or surrendered upon demand by University officials; failure to do so, lending of this card to anyone, or other misuse, is a violation of this policy and may result in suspension of the card. The card is void upon termination of enrollment and/or employment. 

If your BenCard is lost, there is a University Police reprinting fee/replacement cost of $50 for resident student cards and $10 for all other cards.

Banking with U.S. Bank

Make your BenCard the only Card on and off Campus!

You have enough to worry about in college without having to stress out about your finances.  U.S. Bank makes it simple.  Open a U.S. Bank Student Checking account and turn your BenCard into your Campus ID and ATM/Debit Card -- all in one.  We've made it easy for you to manage your money with a great checking account for students. Learn more about U.S. Bank!

For your convenience, U.S. Bank has two ATMs on campus: one in the Krasa Center and another in Kindlon Hall two branch offices in Naperville, IL that are in close proximity to the Benedictine University campus.

  • 136. S Washington  – (630) 983-8800 
  • 1230 S Naper Blvd  – (630) 983-3970

Deposit products offered by U.S. Bank National Association. Member FDIC. ©2017 U.S. Bank.
Your school chose U.S. Bank as its partner to offer students, faculty and staff the option to add banking functionality to the campus ID card. Students, faculty and staff are not required to open an account with U.S. Bank to receive or use the campus ID card for other campus services.

Upcoming Events

Freshman Fridays
Mesa Branch Campus
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Details

Freshman Fridays

Date: September 22

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Contact: Admissions    (602) 888-5500

Event Description:

Chat with a faculty member for your major. Get a financial aid assessment tailored to your needs. Meet other students. Check out beautiful downtown Mesa.

Every Friday, we make time to meet with students like you who are preparing for their college experience. Schedule your one-hour visit today and find out more about what makes BenU a place where you can grow as a person while you prepare to lead in your career.

Cebrzynski Memorial 5K for Scholarships
8:00 AM
Event Details

Cebrzynski Memorial 5K for Scholarships

Date: September 24

Time: 8:00 AM

Campus: Lisle,Main Campus

Location: Coal Ben

Contact: Deb Smith    630-829-6080

Event Description: Cebrzynski Memorial 5K for Scholarships

Registration: 8AM
Race Begins: 9AM

Student Teaching Elementary Education Seminar
Main Campus in Lisle
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Details

Student Teaching Elementary Education Seminar

Date: September 25

Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Contact: Dr. Jan Writer    630-829-6293

Event Description:

Elementary Education Task 4
Dr. Joyce Jeewek

[Note: this seminar is for Elementary Education majors only]


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