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Join our team of faculty and staff who are committed to social justice and academic excellence at a University founded on diversity. Help us make a positive difference in our students' lives.

Founded in 1945 on the principle that higher education should be available to all academically qualified students regardless of class, racial or ethnic origin, gender, or age. Roosevelt is an independent, non-profit university that today is among the most diverse institutions of higher education in the country. In recent years, Roosevelt has rapidly evolved from a primarily part-time, commuter student body to a more traditionally aged, full-time population.

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Diversity Statement

Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Roosevelt University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety report is available at:

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Campus Safety Office in the Auditorium Bldg., 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling: 312-341-4167.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topic such as crime prevention, Campus Safety enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. It also contains information about fire statistics in the RU Residence Hall and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Roosevelt; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

Our Story

Our history is grounded in courage, acceptance and a commitment to social justice. Roosevelt's mission since its founding in 1945 has been to make higher education available to all students who qualify academically, regardless of their background. We help you unleash your potential, no matter who you are.

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