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Dominican University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

River Forest, IL

Location and Setting


River Forest Population
11,210
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Campus Size
30 acres

Weather

Temperature
12.9 average low in January, 79.6 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Train Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Chicago

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
77%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Stars
School Colors
Royal blue, black, and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Bowling x      
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Bowling x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Bowling    
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, polish club, commuter student association, nutrition club, organization of latin american students, fashion club
Sororities
38% of women participate
Fraternities
38% of men participate
ROTC
 

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