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Mckendree University Student Life

Mckendree University is on a 235-acre campus in a suburban setting in Lebanon, Illinois, not far from St. Louis and MO; Belleville and IL. Mckendree University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Mckendree University also has fraternities and sororities.

Mckendree University has a thriving Center for Public Service. In fact, more students participate in Center for Public Service than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Mckendree University include Wonders of Wellness, Campus Ministries, APO and Debate

The Mckendree University community comes together each year for Academic Excellence Celebration, Involvement Fair, and Homecoming.

Does Mckendree University offer student housing?

Mckendree University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Mckendree University students live on campus. In 2021, 73% of undergrads at Mckendree University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 27% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mckendree University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Mckendree University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Mckendree University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

McKendree University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mckendree University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Mckendree University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Mckendree University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Mckendree University, take Interstates 64; 55; 70 to Lebanon, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to St. Louis Lambert International, MidAmerica St. Louis airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Illinois you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip?Explore Mckendree University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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