Assist in the Registration Process

Starting classes, whether as an incoming Freshman, online student, or working towards a Masters or PhD, being accepted and enrolling in courses is often the first step in your educational career with Benedictine University.

While each individual program may have a slightly different procedure for registration, all students' enrollment and schedules are maintained on MyBenU.

To find out more information regarding your enrollment process, please select one of the following:

Traditional Undergraduate

 For more information click here.

Newly Admitted Graduate Students
First Time Enrolling

After you are admitted into the program, you will be sent information from our admissions department. Depending on your program, you will be asked to contact you academic program coordinator or the academic department. We strongly encourage you to reach out to them either in person, over the phone, or by email to ensure that you have adequate information to begin your graduate career. 

For your first time enrolling into classes, you can either enroll online or in person. To enroll in person, you must first have contacted your academic department and know which courses you will like to enroll into. Then, you will need to fill out a graduate registration form in our office. If you would like to enroll into classes online, you can follow the step-by-step video tutorials on the right hand of the screen.

After the Initial Registration

After you are enrolled into your first class, you are encouraged to periodically check your student email and MyBenU account. MyBenU allows you to view your course(s), make payments, add/ drop/ swap from classes, view grades and unofficial transcripts, as well as view your graduation progression (if applicable). All official communications to students are sent via the Benedictine University Student Email. You may receive information regarding your financial aid, your student account, when you can apply for graduation, and much more information. 

Dropping from a Course

Regardless if this is your first time attending courses or you are returning after a break to finish your degree, we strongly encourage to you put forth you best effort in each and every class. If you are experiencing a situation where you absolutely need to drop from a course, you must do so using MyBenU. Informing an instructor or staff member does not constitute as withdrawing from a course.

Please note, as an graduate student your withdrawal and refund policy is unique. Please click Here to view the policy regarding refunds for our programs.

Graduate Student-at-Large
First Time Enrolling

Students at large are able to take individual classes or take classes for a certificate

To enroll, you must first contact the academic department that offers the course to gain permission to enroll. The department head or program advisor can issue you a permission number to enroll into the class.

To enroll into the course, you will need to fill out a graduate registration form and submit it to our office. You can either do this in person or you can email/ fax use a completed form. After our office enrolls you, you will receive full access to university services such as MyBenU and the Library. 

After the Initial Registration

After you are enrolled into your first class, we encouraged  you to check your MyBenU account. To access this, you will need your Benedictine university username (student ID number) and your password (which is typically defaulted to the last 4 digits of your social security number twice. MyBenU allows you to view your course(s), make payments, add/ drop/ swap from classes, view grades and unofficial transcripts, as well as view your graduation progression (if applicable).

Dropping from a Course

Regardless if this is your first time attending courses or you are returning after a break to finish your degree, we strongly encourage to you put forth you best effort in each and every class.If you are experiencing a situation where you absolutely need to drop from a course, you must do so using MyBenU.Informing an instructor or staff member does not constitute as withdrawing from a course.

Please note, as an graduate student your withdrawal and refund policy is unique. Please click Here to view the policy regarding refunds for our programs.

Online Programs
First Time Enrolling

After you are admitted into the program, you will be sent information and contacted by our online student services group. For your first time enrolling, you must complete a Registration Form and submit it to our online student service staff. They will route it to the appropriate departments to ensure that you are enrolled and have access to your classes. 

After the Initial Registration

After you are enrolled into your first class, you will want to check your enrollment through your online student access called MyBenU. MyBenU allows you to view your course(s), make payments, add/ drop/ swap from classes, view grades and unofficial transcripts, as well as view your graduation progression. 

After the initial enrollment, you are expected to use your MyBenU account to enroll yourself into subsequent courses. The video's on the right hand side of the screen detail how you and enroll into courses.

Dropping from a Course

Regardless if this is your first time attending courses or you are returning after a break to finish your degree, we strongly encourage to you put forth you best effort in each and every class. If you are experiencing a situation where you absolutely need to drop from a course, you must do so using MyBenU. Informing an instructor or staff member does not constitute as withdrawing from a course.

Please note, as an online student your withdrawal and refund policy is unique. Please click Here to view the policy regarding refunds for our online courses.

**Learning Team and Cohort Students complete a registration form at the beginning of their career. If there are any changes needed in you schedule, please contact your program coordinator as soon as possible.**

Accessing MyBenU from Off Campus
How to Register
Account Holds
  • Office of the Registrar

    Hours
    M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Betty Morrison
    Registrar

    Theresa Smallwood
    Office Assistant

  • Benedictine University
    Krasa Center
    5700 College Rd.
    Lisle, IL 60532

  • Email:
    tsmallwood@ben.edu

    Phone:
    (630) 829-6349