Student Services

Downers Grove, IL Campus

CommonsCreating a life for yourself outside of class starts with the resources of Midwestern University's Office of Student Services. We're here to nurture, enhance, and promote your growth and development in cultural and social settings, as we also support your intellectual, physical, and emotional well-being. Through the sense of respect, appreciation, and community you find among the Colleges of Midwestern University, you carry into your professional life an awareness, understanding, and acceptance of all individuals in our diverse world.

On the Downers Grove campus, Student Services includes the Office of the Dean, Student Activities, Residence Life, Campus Recreation, and the Wellness Center. We coordinate student support service functions within the University and support all Colleges. Our main office is located in The Commons.

Student Services develops and supports programs and services to enrich your experiences on campus, such as Student Government, Student Tutoring Program, social and recreational activities, orientation, study skills and time management seminars, multicultural and diversity programming, personal and academic counseling, disability services and support, community outreach, and other extracurricular activities. Our doors are always open, and our staff is available to offer the support, advice, and encouragement you need to handle your concerns and meet your challenges.

For in-depth information, please visit these pages:

Counseling Services Student Activities Office Campus Wellness Center
Learning Specialist Dining Services Campus Recreation
Tutoring Services Housing Student Handbook
Disability Services  Groups & Workshops  

Additional Student Services Resources

Student Health

To protect MWU students and patients, Midwestern University requires you to submit documented proof of immunity against certain diseases prior to and during enrollment. Students on the Downers Grove Campus can find basic health care services at the Wellness Center in Recreation/Wellness Hall. You can receive immunizations, acute care, screening, lab work, breathing treatments, weight loss support, wellness programming, and a variety of other educational services.  For additional information, see the Campus Wellness Center Webpage.

All students are required to carry health insurance. The University offers a student health plan through Aetna Student Health.  Information on the current plan is available at under Midwestern University - Illinois.

Safety and Security

The safety and security of our students, faculty, and staff are the highest priority at Midwestern University. For your information, please feel free to review the following:
Crime Statistics -From the U.S. Department of Education’s Campus Safety and Security Database. Can search statistics for any post-secondary education institution.
Illinois - Midwestern University Annual Security Report

Contact Us

Office of Student Services
551 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630/515-6470 phone
630/515-6174 fax
Teresa Dombrowski, Ph.D., Dean