Support Benedictine University and make a difference in the lives of our students!

Your donation to Benedictine University will have a real impact on the lives of our students. Whether you support the Mission Fund, scholarships, facilities, or student life, you are helping to make Benedictine education accessible to all.

Degree Programs

Imagine the possibilities:

  • A student who can’t afford tuition is able to attend Benedictine and pursue their dreams.
  • A student is awarded a scholarship that allows them to focus on their studies without worrying about financial burdens.
  • A new science lab is built, giving students access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
  • A student organization is able to host a major event, bringing the campus community together.
  • Your donation can make all of this possible.

Please consider giving to Benedictine University today. Your support will help us to continue educating and empowering the next generation of leaders.

University Mission Fund

Ensuring the success of our Benedictine University students means not only providing a learning environment that allows them to thrive, but also providing help and support in times of need. The Mission Fund provides emergency relief for students experiencing financial hardship.


Listen to the stories

Meet the students who have been uplifted by the Mission Fund.

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The Sister Judith Ann Heble, OSB Center for Benedictine Values

Sister Judith Ann Heble, OSB (1942-2023) was a beloved leader in Benedictine life. A native of Nebraska, she studied at Sacred Heart Academy and Saint Procopius College (now Benedictine University) before launching her career as a teacher and administrator. She served as Prioress of Sacred Heart Monastery in Lisle, Illinois for eighteen years.

Benedictine values are the foundation of a good life. They teach us to be kind, compassionate, and responsible. They help us to build strong relationships and to live with integrity.

The Sister Judith Ann Heble, OSB Center for Benedictine Values is here to help you learn about and live by Benedictine values.

Choose an area that is meaningful to you and get involved today!

  • Academics – Your support for our colleges and academic programs shows your belief in our commitment to excellence and growth.
  • Athletics – Your support for BenU athletics helps us provide opportunities for our student-athletes that lead to transformative experiences in both Lisle and Mesa.
  • General Scholarship Fund – The General Scholarship is an annual unrestricted account for scholarships, which means that the university can use the money from this account to support scholarships for students in any major or academic program. This flexible fund allows the university to meet the needs of its students and provide them with the financial support they need to succeed.
  • Facilities – Our buildings are home to our students, and they deserve to have access to safe, comfortable, modern, and adaptive facilities. Your donation will help us to upgrade our dorms, make our buildings more accessible and inclusive for students with disabilities, and improve the energy efficiency and sustainability of our campus.
  • Student Life – By supporting student life activities at Benedictine University, such as multicultural affairs, career development, and club sports, you are investing in the future of our students. Your donation will help them to develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in college and beyond.
  • Benedictine University Fund – Every day, countless programs and initiatives require flexible funding to respond to emerging needs and unforeseen challenges. By contributing to the Benedictine University Funds, you’re providing invaluable support wherever it’s needed most. These funds allow us to allocate resources promptly where they’re most crucial.
Give to an area that means something to you

In-Kind Giving

Non-monetary gifts can be just as valuable as cash donations. In some cases, they may even be more valuable, as they can help students to meet specific needs.

Professional Services

  • Offer an internship, shadowing, or a mock interview for student enrichment
  • Volunteer to speak at a club meeting or on a career panel to share your wisdom


Make a difference today

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