Oak Brook Campus moves and expands

Oak Brook Campus moves and expands

Published: December 7, 2012.

Lewis University has entered into a new 11-year lease agreement and will relocate the Oak Brook Campus from its current location on York Road to 1111 W. 22nd Street in Oak Brook in time for Spring 2013 classes. Lewis University has offered educational programs in Oak Brook that meet the needs of working adults for 34 years.

Lewis University Oak Brook Campus plans to occupy the entire 7th floor at 1111 W. 22nd and the build out for the new space began in Fall 2012. Space will double from the existing 15,000 sq. ft. of classrooms, conference rooms, offices and a computer lab to 28,360 sq. ft. of classrooms, conference rooms, offices, computer labs and a specialized lab for the College of Nursing and Health Professions Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner programs.

The new facility offers a parking garage and is immediately accessible from major toll ways and 22nd Street in Oak Brook.

The University is excited to have this opportunity to expand its programs which currently include degrees in business, finance, education, nursing, organizational leadership, healthcare leadership, criminal/social justice and public safety administration.

“The Oak Brook Regional Campus has seen continuous growth and is also a popular site for daytime activity for many businesses who want an educational setting for their training and meetings,” said Wayne J. Draudt, Executive Vice President for Lewis University. “We believe this new space will be an opportunity to create a state-of-the-art educational environment for our adult students.”

Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edu for more information.

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