Student Life

Our vibrant community is one reason the Colleges of Distinction guide listed Dominican as one of the best places to learn, grow and succeed—and why transfer students feel welcome and energized from their first day on campus.

Student Events

Recipe Box Cafe | September 25

The Recipe Box Café features healthy menus planned, prepared, and served by nutrition science students in the Quantity Food Production and Service course (NUTR 407).

Symphony OPRF - "Picture This Concert" | September 28

The award-winning Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest opens its season September 29 at Dominican University with selections from Strauss, Weber and Mussorgsky.

Siena Center Lecture: Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ | September 30

Boyle is the founder and director of Los Angeles' of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the United States. 

Recipe Box Cafe | October 02

The Recipe Box Café features healthy menus planned, prepared, and served by nutrition science students in the Quantity Food Production and Service course (NUTR 407).

Homecoming Weekend | October 03

Celebrate your family and alumnae/i pride this fall with the Dominican University community.

Recipe Box Cafe | October 09

The Recipe Box Café features healthy menus planned, prepared, and served by nutrition science students in the Quantity Food Production and Service course (NUTR 407). This course integrates each student’s nutrition, management, purchasing, organizational and food knowledge skills.

Lund-Gill Lecture: Ana Castillo | October 09

Ana Castillo, award-winning scholar, poet, author and Dominican's 2014-15 Lund-Gill Chair presents "Twenty Years of Xicanisma: Latina Empowerment in the U.S."

11th Annual Hispanic Heritage Reception | October 10

The 11th Annual Hispanic Heritage Reception honors the history and heritage of our Dominican University family.

"Living Water: The Story of St. Gabriel the Archangel Church" | October 14

The St. Catherine of Siena Center hosts a presentation of Still Point Theatre Collective’s new play, "Living Water: The Story of St. Gabriel the Archangel Church."

The C-Suite Series: Margo Georgiadis | October 15

What are the emerging issues and opportunities facing Google - and what skillsets does this leading company want in its employees? Margo Georgiadis, President of Google Americas, will share her perspective from leading global sales and operations at Google.

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