Presentation on theme: "University Ministry, Student Activities, Commuter Services and Residence Life Opportunities to get involved at Benedictine University! Retreats Service."— Presentation transcript:
University Ministry, Student Activities, Commuter Services and Residence Life Opportunities to get involved at Benedictine University! Retreats Service Opportunities Student Activities Commuter Services Living on Campus Becoming a Leader
Mass is celebrated every weekday at noon and Sunday evenings at 8pm Hindu Prayer Aarti Prayer Thursdays 12:30pm Kindlon Hall Muslim Prayer 12:30pm Krasa Center Room 050 Campus Ministry
“The best way to find yourself, is to loose yourself in service to others.” Ghandi Local Service Food pantries, Children’s Museum, & more! National Service Hopkins Park, IL International Service Sucre, Bolivia Bacolod, Philippines
Koinonia is a weekend long retreat held once a year. It is a great opportunity for students to step away from the busy lifestyle of being a college student and meet new friends! “Catholic Faith. Welcoming Spirit.”
Get Involved. Stay Connected! Student Activities The Office of Student Activities is charged with helping students with their personal growth and development outside the classroom, and assisting in the areas of program content and purpose. ■ Traditional Student Activities Events: Community Resource Fair, Family Weekend, Free Friday Nights at Ogden 6 Theatre, and much more! ■ BenUnion ■BenBike Program http://www.ben.edu/student- life/index.cfm http://www.ben.edu/student- life/index.cfm
Programming Board The mission of Programming Board is to enhance the college experience and bring together the University community by providing student-driven, high quality, social, culturally diverse, educational and entertaining events ■Plans weekly events as well as Homecoming Week and Spring Fest Week
Commuter Services ■ Enhances the experience of Commuter Students through services, programs and advocacy. ■Encourages Commuter Students to become active and engaged participants of the Benedictine Community. ■Implements the Commuter Student Assistance Program Keeping Commuters Informed and Involved!
Commute to Campus! What is available for Commuter Students? ■Commuter Student Assistants plan commuter specific programming each month (breakfasts, holiday events, Commuter Appreciation Month & more) ■Create and distribute the Commuter Compass Newsletter and provide daily updates to commuters on social media. ■Free Commuter Lockers, Commuter Meal Plans and more!
Live on Campus! Residence Life First-year males have the option of living in Ondrak Hall. First-year females have the option of living in Jaeger Hall. All residents are provided a wardrobe, desk, and bed. Wi-Fi and a cable connection are available in each room. Laundry facilities, lounges with televisions, shared computers and free programs are all additional perks! How To Apply 1.Submit your housing deposit at www.ben.edu/deposit. www.ben.edu/deposit 2.Sign up for a SimpleCampus account at https://housing.ben.edu https://housing.ben.edu 3.After you fill out the information, click “Create Account,” and click “Apply.” 4.Fill out the requested general information. 5.Read and click the acknowledgement for the agreement. 6.Click “Confirm” and “Submit Application.”
Residence Life Delete text and place photo here. First-year males have the option of living in Ondrak Hall. First-year females have the option of living in Jaeger Hall. All residents are provided a wardrobe, desk, and bed. Wi-Fi and a cable connection are available in each room. Laundry facilities, lounges with televisions, shared computers and free programs are all additional perks! Live on Campus!
Resident Assistant Peer Mentor, Leader, Friend, Supporter, Encourager, and so much more! Resident Assistants (RAs) are hired, student-staff members responsible for building community in the Residence Hall. RAs are located on each floor of the Residence Halls are help to monitor the building. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. -John Maxwell
Hall Council Resident Students Making a Difference in their Residence Hall In the beginning of each semester, resident students are elected to represent the building. While serving in their elected position, students develop their leadership, create programs, and build community. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. -John Quincy Adams