Overview

This web page has been designed to provide current and prospective students and families with access to information about many aspects of Lewis University. The links in this site will provide readily accessible information to help make informed decisions about your higher education.

Many University offices across the campus are responsible for the coordination and implementation of University policies and procedures required by federal and state laws. Should you require additional information, please contact the appropriate office for further details. 

General Institutional Information
http://lewisu.edu/welcome/facts.htm
Lewis facts, accreditation, athletics information, enrollment, Mission statement

Academic Articulations and Affiliations
http://lewisu.edu/consumerinfo/articulations.htm
Academic program institutional agreements

Online program State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement
http://lewisu.edu/consumerinfo/sara.htm
Lewis authorization to offer academic programs to out-of-state students

Financial Aid and Student Accounts
http://lewisu.edu/admissions/finaid/studentrights.htm
Policies, procedures and student rights related to financial aid

Campus Safety and Security
http://lewisu.edu/studentservices/security/pdf/Secutiry-Fire-Safety-Report-2017.pdf
Annual security and fire safety report

ADA Accommodations
http://lewisu.edu/welcome/adaAccommodations.htm
Process to request accommodations for disabilities

Student Complaints & Appeals
http://lewisu.edu/welcome/studentcomplaints.htm
Formal appeals/complaints for Grade AppealAcademic appeal other than a grade, and Student Complaints

IBHE Online Complaint System
http://complaints.ibhe.org/
For all issues that cannot be resolved with Lewis University directly

Student Right to Know
http://lewisu.edu/welcome/righttoknow.htm
Student graduation and retention rates

Title IX
http://lewisu.edu/welcome/offices/hr/titleix-compliance.htm

Title IX coordinators and process to file a complaint

University Behavioral Policies
http://www.lewisu.edu/sdl/pdf/studenthandbook.pdf
Student conduct policies and regulations as well as campus services

Whistleblower
http://lewisu.edu/pdf/2018-Reporting-Guidelines-Regarding-University-Policies.pdf
Reporting procedures related to fraud, harassment, improprieties, health and safety, academics, and violations of law that should be promptly and appropriately resolved

Fraud
http://lewisu.edu/studentservices/security/
fraud/fraudpolicy.htm

Fraud policy related to individuals and business dealings at the University

Privacy Policy
http://lewisu.edu/consumerinfo/private-policy.htm
Lewis University complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Policy (FERPA) to protect the privacy of our students.

Student Achievements

Public Notice for Comments on Lewis University to Higher Learning Commission

Lewis University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission. Lewis University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1962.

A peer review team will review the institution’s ongoing fulfillment of HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation during a visit to Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville, Illinois on March 18-20, 2019. The public is invited to submit comments regarding Lewis directly to the HLC. Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by February 18, 2019.

Comments should be submitted to:

Public Comment on Lewis University 
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at www.hlcommission.org/comment.