Benedictine schedules summer events aimed at informing potential students

May 13, 2014

BenU at Mesa students discuss their interests.

Mesa, Arizona ~ High school and community college students interested in learning what Benedictine University at Mesa has to offer should plan to attend one of the University’s upcoming enrollment events.

These informative events will provide transfer students and freshmen with details on how to gain admission into the University, what academic and career services are available to them, how financial aid can help them, and more. Benedictine staff members will be available to answer any questions. It is not too late to register for fall classes.

Scheduled events include “Transfer Day” from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursdays, May 22, June 19, July 31 and August 14; and from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. on Fridays, June 6 and July 11, and Wednesday, August 20 at Gillett Hall, located at 225 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa.

Appointments for upcoming “Saturday Preview Days” will be held between 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on May 17, June 28, July 26 and August 9 at Gillett Hall. Benedictine also offers “BenU at a Glance” from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 7 at Gillett Hall for high school students to take a casual look at college, and meet with student life, admissions and athletics staff and current students.

For more information on Benedictine University at Mesa and to RSVP for these events, please visit ben.edu/mesa or call (602) 888-5533.

Benedictine University at Mesa is a branch campus of Benedictine University, which is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org) and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education to operate an accredited, degree-granting institution of higher learning in Arizona.

Fall 2014 classes begin August 25.

Benedictine University at Mesa is a branch campus of Benedictine University, an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine is ranked No. 1 among the country’s fastest-growing campuses between 2001-2011 in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of private nonprofit research institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among “America’s Top Colleges” for the third consecutive year in 2013. Education and technology blog edcetera named Benedictine University at Mesa among 10 universities in the nation on the cutting edge of tech for 2013.

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