Support Our Judson Eagles

Visit the Judson Eagles schedule to see upcoming game schedules. While the Judson University Athletic Department has worked with the Kane County Department of Health to ensure safety at athletic events, all indoor athletic contests will not permit outside fans to attend. You can still support the Judson Eagles by watching them live online. Only …

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Judson Athletics’ JUISY Awards Will Recognize Student Athletes

The Judson University 2020-2021 JUISY Awards ceremony will occur on Sunday, May 2 from 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. in the Herrick Chapel. Only select personnel will be allowed in the chapel, while the majority of the Judson Athletes will be allowed to watch with their teams in select locations across campus. Family, friends, and fans will be …

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Students Can Take a Survey and Get a Free Drink at Jerry’s Café

Judson is partnering with the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA to conduct the Diverse Learning Environments (DLE) Survey. This confidential survey is designed to capture perceptions of Judson’s climate, campus practices (as experienced with faculty, staff and peers) and student learning. Diverse student populations are at the center of the survey. Your participation …

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Congratulations to the Spring 2021 CommArts Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Spring 2021 CommArts awards. A panel of three professors reviewed all of the videos and selected the following winning presentations (listed in alphabetical order). $1,800 scholarshipsAmir Scott, “‘Cancel Culture,’ Accountability, Disposability, and Restorative Justice” (presentation is pictured below).Jessica Windischman, “Why Multi-Tasking is a Myth.”Devin Wright, “The Compelling Narrative.” $1,050 scholarshipsDamaryan Benton. …

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Get Your Tickets to Hear from Businessman Jeff Miller about Surviving Flight 232

Join us for a morning that will focus on RESTORATION at the Judson University Community Prayer Breakfast on May 10, where businessman Jeff Miller will give the keynote address. Jeff will share about his remarkable life-changing experience onboard United Airlines’ flight 232, a DC-10 with 296 people, that was forced to make an emergency landing …

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Spend $10 and Get a Free License Plate Frame

Spend $10 in the Judson Spirit Store and receive a free license plate frame through the rest of the semester. The Judson Spirit Store includes Judson-branded spirit-wear for athletics, a special line of branded items from Michael Figueroa, and a fair trade section in which all proceeds will be directed towards Judson’s continued global outreach efforts. The …

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Join Us for Rahab’s Daughters Paw-A-Thon on May 15

Judson University is proud to sponsor the Paw-A-Thon! This local event will be hosted by Rahab’s Daughters, an anti-human trafficking organization. The May 15 event is to support the mission of Rahab’s Daughters, which is to help people escape human trafficking and rebuild their lives. The event will also serve to support their Dogs Against …

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Update on Continued Technology Improvements

Enterprise Solutions Consulting is continuing to replace existing wireless access points across campus to ease the strain on our current WiFi systems due to the pandemic. Replacement/addition of access points has been completed in the Lindner Campus Commons, the Lindner Fitness Center and the Campus Safety offices. The team is actively working on replacing and …

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Take Summer Courses Through A Judson Partner

Summer is a great time to take a course or two to lighten your load during the term? Through a partnership with Acadeum/College Consortium, Judson students have access to hundreds of accelerated, online transfer courses for the discounted rate of $450/credit hour. All of the courses are pre-approved, so there is no need to complete …

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Mark Your Calendars for the Global Leadership Summit

Judson staff, faculty and students have the opportunity to learn from world-class leadership faculty during the 2021 Global Leadership Summit on August 5-6. Judson is once again a host site for the event. To view a list of this year’s speakers, visit GlobalLeadership.org/Summit. Details will be coming shortly about how you can sign up for …

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Learn a New Beat at Fox Valley Music Camp

The Demoss Center for Worship in the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Fox Valley Music Camp at Judson University this summer! This summer’s camp is entitled Steel Drums, Percussion & Ukuleles for Everyone! Michael Folker, Judson’s percussion instructor and a prominent Chicago area musician, is this summer’s camp director. This week-long day camp is …

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Sign Up for One of Judson’s Summer Camps

Do you know of a young person interested in Architecture or Interior Design? Tell them about Judson’s Design Discovery Summer Workshop. This residential camp from July 11-16 will give students experiences and a day in Chicago. Learn more here. Have youth in mind with a knack for sports? Share information about Judson’s Summer Youth Sports …

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Invite Your Pastor to Attend the Resource Leadership Conference

The second Resource Leadership Conference will be held in May to help small church leaders and pastors receive leadership training geared specifically for them. The two-day conference will be held May 20-21 at First Baptist Church at Savoy in Savoy, Ill. Attendees will have four keynote presentations and choose from workshops highlighting innovative ministry strategies …

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Market Your Events through JSO

Faculty and staff wishing to rely on the Judson Student Organization Marketing team can use the JSO Marketing Request form for marketing and promotional requests this Spring Semester. https://www.ju-jso.com/poster-request

Sign Up for Judson’s Text Alert Systems

Judson’s Campus Safety encourages all students to sign up for Nixle, an emergency text service used for emergencies such as a threat, a tornado warning, certain severe weather warnings. Non-emergency texts about campus closings due to weather, power outages, maintenance issues, unexpected closures due to non-emergency related incidents will be sent through Judson University Update. …

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Judson Athletes/Coaches Receive Recognition from the Elgin Sports Hall of Fame

Congratulations to the 23 Judson University Athletes and Coaches Received Athletic Achievement Recognition from the Elgin Sports Hall of Fame for their accomplishments during the 2019-2020 athletic year. These recipients would normally be recognized at the Elgin Sports Hall of Fame ceremony, however, the 2020 gathering was canceled due to the COVID-19 health crisis. “We …

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The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for 2020-21 Available

The Judson University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for 2020-21 has been released and includes information on safety and security policies as well as crime and fire safety statistics as required by the Clery Act, the Campus Security Enhancement Act of 2008, and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. If you have any …

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Judson Christmas Concert to Feature Jeorge Holmes

Join us for the Demoss Center for Worship in the Performing Arts Christmas Concert of Worship on Saturday, December 5, 3 p.m. Jeorge Holmes, Singer-Entertainer extraordinaire, will be the guest artist at this Saturday’s Demoss Center for Worship in the Performing Arts Christmas Concert of Worship at 3 p.m., replacing the previously announced artist, Maria …

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Tour Judson’s Christmas Spaces – Enter #Judsonelf Awards

Judson Christmas Decoration Contest is underway. See the list of decorated spaces competing in the contest from now until Friday, December 11. Visit them all and make your own list of what spaces meet the theme of: The Spirit of Christmas Award  The Most #JudsonAwesome  Most Creative Idea  Each award-winning team will receive $200 to use to celebrate their recognition!  …

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Taste of DCWPA

Join the Demoss Center for Worship and Performing Arts for A Taste of the DCWPA, a virtual event on Friday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. This pre-recorded event will feature DCWPA ensembles presented in concert fashion and will premiere at 7 p.m. on both Facebook and Youtube at the following addresses: https://www.facebook.com/judcwpahttps://www.youtube.com/user/JudsonUniversityCWPA

Study for Finals in the Library

The library will be open extended hours before and during Finals:Friday, Dec. 4 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 6. 4 p.m. – 1 a.m.Monday-Thursday, Dec. 7-10 8 a.m. – 1 a.m.Friday, Dec. 11 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Welcome Judson’s New Director of the Doctor of Computer Science Program

Please welcome Lionel Sweeny, a Ph.D. candidate (ABD), who began this week as Director of the Doctor of Education in Computer Science Program. Professor Sweeny has been teaching as an adjunct faculty and assumed this new role on December 1. Professor Sweeny is an accomplished Human Resources leader with global, broad-based management, and generalist experience. …

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Faculty and Staff Can Apply for Judson Community Fund Support

As a reminder, Judson’s Faculty and Staff can request limited financial support from the Judson Community Fund to provide some financial assistance throughout the year. This fund was created through donations by fellow faculty and staff in 2018 to benefit our colleagues who may be experiencing hardships. The application can be found in the Employee Portal of MyJudson. Please complete …

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Completing FAFSA Becomes More Critical for Illinois Students

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next academic year at www.fafsa.ed.gov is important for all students who receive federal aid. For returning Illinois students, it has become even more important to file early as new state guidelines mandate that all high school students must complete the FAFSA to graduate. Since …

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Training Needed before the End of the Year

All Judson employees are required to complete the University’s Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Training before the end of the year.  Below is the link to Judson University’s electronic Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Training program which can be accessed using your eLearn account. This annual training satisfies federal and state training requirements of higher education institutions in accordance with Title IX, the Preventing Sexual Violence …

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Save the Date for Giving Tuesday!

#GivingTuesday is a special day dedicated to celebrating the impact of generosity! On December 1, we invite you to join us in supporting students in need! All gifts to Judson University for #GivingTuesday will go to support the Judson Student Emergency fund this year. The Judson Student Emergency Fund provides food, shelter, technology, textbooks or academic platforms for …

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Christmas Concert of Worship featuring Maria Kanyova, Soprano

Join us for the Demoss Center for Worship in the Performing Arts Christmas Concert of Worship on Saturday, December 5, 3 p.m. Dr. Maria Kanyova, internationally acclaimed opera soprano and wife of Judson Music Chair, Dr. Robert Kania, will delight the audience with Christmas songs and favorite Christmas stories gleaned from the Judson community.   Friends …

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Contribute a Christmas Story for DCWPA Christmas Concert of Worship

We invite you to contribute a Christmas story that will be used in this year’s DCWPA Christmas Concert of Worship featuring Maria Kanyova, the DCWPA Guest Artist in Voice. Part of Dr. Kanyova’s ministry in the concert will be, in collaboration with Judson Theatre students, highlighting Christmas anecdotes from the extended Judson family. We are …

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Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart

This year, our campus community and society at large saw a major disruption in the way we work, learn, and socialize online. Our homes are more connected than ever. Our businesses are more connected than ever. With more people now working from home, these two internet-connected environments are colliding on a scale we’ve never seen …

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Receive 25% Off Fair-Trade Items

All Fair Trade starting October 2nd will be 25% off. Stop in and choose from our large selection of earrings, bracelets, and necklaces. Spirit Store HoursMonday-Friday – 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.Saturday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.Sunday Closed

Judson Earns Three Recognitions from U.S. News & World Report Report

Judson University was listed #80 overall in the Best Regional Universities Midwest and #69 in “Top Performers on Social Mobility” in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges 2021” rankings published today. U.S. News also noted that Judson demonstrates a strong commitment to access for all based on the number of Pell grants …

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Fall Sport Season Begin Soon

The Judson University Cross Country, Football, Golf, and Tennis programs will begin their fall 2020 seasons in September. The CCAC has opted to keep the CCAC Cross Country season and championship in the fall season. The Golf and Tennis programs will continue with their already scheduled non-conference fall slate before beginning conference play in the …

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Chapel Plans for In-Person and Digital Experiences

Chapel this semester will accommodate both in-person and digital learners. You can expect more information about this in the coming weeks but rest assured, we will have chapel events and chapel on demand! If you’d like a preview of what we’re working on, check out the platform judsonu.presence.io. We are excited to continue serving you this …

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New Safety Process for Employees

Effective August 17, staff, faculty, and student workers are no longer required to complete the Daily COVID-19 Certification. In its place is a one-time Personal Health Screening form which will be held confidentially by the HR Department and stored separately from the personnel files. Everyone must complete the new Personal Health Screening Form (that complies with the …

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Finding Counseling Services

Tele-health services will continue to be provided to ensure that students’ mental health and overall wellness are optimal to meet academic goals. All individual, group sessions, consultations, educational outreach, and meetings will be held remotely. Students will be able to request counseling services beginning on August 24. To schedule an appointment, students must complete the …

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Registration is Open for Homecoming 2020

Homecoming is a dedicated time to celebrate Judson University Alumni. During this event we will welcome our newest alumni – the Class of 2020 – by celebrating their accomplishments during Homecoming! Homecoming 2020 is scheduled for September 17-19, and this year’s event promises to be an extra special engagement. Judson University’s commencement, which had been …

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Calendar for Summer and Fall

Mark Your Calendars for these Dates for the Summer and Fall Aug. 12 – Fall Early Athlete Move In (only Football, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Cross Country, Women’s Volleyball, and Men’s and Women’s Golf are approved for early move in for athletics).Aug. 15 – Student Leader Move InAug. 20 – New …

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Submit Your News in Judson’s Campus Announcements

Judson’s Campus Announcements are sent every other week to the entire Judson community and are the best way share news about your progams and events. Here is the schedule for Campus Announcements for 2020 and 2021 academic year. Holidays and campus-wide event have been considered in this calendar. Dates for Campus Announcements are now part of …

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Days of Service Extend through Summer

Judson University is hosting Days of Service for staff and faculty who want to get outside and help with outdoor projects that will beautify our campus. The project began in May and extending through the summer months. Depending on how well the weather cooperates, we will host these service days on Tuesday-Thursday of each week throughout May, June and …

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Doris Haugen Retires from Judson

Join us as we celebrate Doris Haugen! Doris came to Judson in spring of 2002 and served faithful through her most recent position as our Career Development Coach. Her passion in helping students identify their God-given talents and then aligning those to their career choice has driven Judson’s career services outreach. Many of you have …

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Registration Day Moves to Virtual Event

Registration day will be held virtually on Thursday, May 28. Admissions and the Registrar’s Office have organized events to include presentations from different offices to incoming students. If you have questions about Registration Days, please email Samantha Collins, associate director of Admissions. Judson’s other Registration Days are June 15 and July 24.

Judson’s Plans for Fall 2020

As you are aware, our Judson community made an essential and rapid shift in response to changes in education around the COVID-19 pandemic. We are so thankful for all you have done to adjust to the situation and to continue your education in a digital format. Judson University has been using digital learning for over …

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Judson President Appointed to IBHE Campus Reopening Committee

Judson University President Gene Crume is one of 11 college presidents appointed to an Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) committee to develop guidance on how campuses across the state can open safely this fall. IBHE just released news of its Campus Reopening Committee as a step to help guide best practices for opening colleges and universities within Illinois …

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Judson Announces Nominees for the 2020 D. Ray Wilson and Bea Wilson Awards

This year, Judson announces the nominees for both the D. Ray Wilson and Bea Wilson Youth Volunteer Service Awards. Both awards will be presented in the Fall at a future Judson University event since the university’s annual Prayer Breakfast was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The D. Ray Wilson Volunteer Service Award is awarded …

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New Magazine for Writing and Artwork

A new magazine presents the writing, art, and music of Judson students. “Gleaning” includes the 2020 Writing Award winners as well as the work of students and alumni from many majors. Enjoy!https://judsonliterary.wordpress.com

You Count! Be Counted in the 2020 Census

The Judson Community should know that the information collected through the 2020 Census determines the allocation of more than $675 billion in federal funds for states and communities each year. This impacts Pell Grants and federal funding and health care services available in our community, all of which directly impact the Judson community. Learn more …

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Fight the Flu and Protect Yourself

Fight the flu and protect yourself and others from the seasonal flu! If you are experiencing a fever, chills, body aches, or other flu-like symptoms, stop at the Wellness Center to see the nurse. The nurse is available Monday through Thursday. Appointments with the physician can be made Thursday’s between 8:00-9:00 a.m. Please call the …

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Important Information for Spring Payment Plans and Tax Forms

All student spring 2020 bills were due January 1, 2020. Please be sure these are up to date. Carrying charges will be assessed beginning February 2. Students will receive their 1098T Tax Form in the following ways: Students who have consented to receive their 1098-T electronically will receive an email notification (unless otherwise agreed upon) …

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Sign Up for Judson University Update

Sign up to Judson University Update  for free text messages about campus closings due to weather, power outages, maintenance issues, unexpected road or entrance closings due to non-emergency related incidents.  Text  81010 to @juupdate and download the app. Nixle will continue to be used if there is a campus emergency such as a threat, a tornado warning, …

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The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for 2019-2020 Available

The Judson University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for 2019-2020 has been released, and includes information on safety and security policies as well as crime and fire safety statistics as required by the Clery Act, the Campus Security Enhancement Act of 2008 and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. If you have any …

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