University facilities and student services
Roosevelt University provides all students with the resources and services needed to have the best university experience possible, both in and out of the classroom.
Trading floor classroom
On the 12th floor of the Wabash Building, the College of Business has a new high-tech home. A financial trading room gives business degree students practical, real-time experiences in finance, investing, banking and related markets. It simulates the trading floor of a stock exchange. An electronic stock market ticker wraps around the hallway and into the trading classroom.
Cutting-edge science facilities have been installed in Wabash Building. There are 10 labs in the new Science Center including: labs for biology, chemistry and physics, a tissue-culture lab, a microscopy lab, and a student-only research lab. Additionally, there are video-equipped conference rooms; a walk-in cold room or bacterial specimens and other temperature-sensitive samples; and a laser table room for specialized chemistry experiments.
Roosevelt University's main library (the Murray-Green Library) is in the Auditorium Building. It provides a wide range of printed and electronic resources, a dedicated staff of professional librarians, and comprehensive research and instruction services to enrich your learning experience:
- 226,779 books
- 27,229 e-books
- 39,812 serial subscriptions
Roosevelt University provides a range of technology-enhanced teaching and learning spaces for use by faculty and students. There are open computer labs are for walk-in use by students, in addition to teaching computer labs. 925 PCs are available for student use.
RUWiFi is the new Roosevelt wireless network, giving 100% coverage in all campus buildings. There is no cost to Roosevelt students for internet access.
Academic Success Center
The Academic Success Center offers academic support services for Roosevelt students. These include tutoring, strategic learning, course-specific study groups, study skill workshops, peer mentoring and services for students with disabilities.
Recreation and wellness
Roosevelt University's new state-of-the-art recreation center, the Barry Crown Fitness Center, is free of charge to students. It features:
- aerobic and strength-training machines
- circuit machines
- free weights, stability balls and jump ropes
- fitness studio for group exercise classes
It is open Monday-Friday 6am-10pm, and weekends 9am-9pm.
The Lillian and Larry Goodman Center is an athletics facility that is home to the basketball and volleyball teams. Roosevelt University's athletics teams are called The Lakers and compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA): men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's tennis, men's golf and baseball, and men's and women's softball.
A variety of athletic competitions and events, intramural sport and recreation events are held in the new facility, opened in 2012.
- multi-purpose gymnasium with seating for 500 people
- varsity-athletics strength and conditioning center
- athletics training room
The Counseling Center is staffed with 5 clinicians and 3 student liaisons, to offer all Roosevelt University students support services that include:
- personal counseling
- crisis counseling
- individual and group therapy
- wellness programs – culture shock, managing stress, test anxiety, relaxation, alcohol and drug prevention and diversity awareness