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DO YOU DREAM OF OWNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS? DO YOU IMAGINE YOURSELF PERFORMING ON BROADWAY? DO YOU SEE YOURSELF MAKING STRIDES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER?


DO YOU DREAM OF OWNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS? DO YOU IMAGINE YOURSELF PERFORMING ON BROADWAY? DO YOU SEE YOURSELF MAKING STRIDES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER?

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MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF ADMISSION

What makes a Millikin education stand out?

Table of Contents 4 // Millikin at a Glance 6 // Academic Majors & Programs 11 // Application Requirements 13 // 10 Steps to Make it Millikin 17 // Scholarships 20 // College of Arts & Sciences

At Millikin, we know practice isn't enough. Performance is necessary. It involves risk and real rewards. It's hard work, but it's worth it. It's what we do. It's who we are. And it will set you apart when you graduate. Millikin students run their own businesses, conduct their own research, and contribute to artistic productions. They break new ground every day.

24 // College of Fine Arts 28 // College of Professional Studies 32 // Tabor School of Business 35 // Center for Entrepreneurship 39 // Honors Program 40 // Big Blue Athletics 42 // Campus Life 44 // Greek Life 46 // Study Abroad 48 // Resources to Achieve 50 // Office of Residence Life 53 // Campus Dining 54 // Decatur, Illinois 56 // University Commons

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MILLIKIN at a GLANCE

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Founded in 1901 by James Millikin, a prominent Decatur businessman, Millikin University is a coed, independent, four-year comprehensive university on a beautiful 75-acre campus.

2,000 $39.5

147

45+

student enrollment

million awarded

full-time faculty

academic programs

Millikin students are 57% female and 43% male

$39.5 million awarded in financial aid to 99% of our students every year.

81% with a terminal degree

including three graduate programs offered

99%

81%

$15,000 Average Financial Aid

Millikin students are from 36 states & 24 countries

57%

43%

FEMALE

MALE

6 Sororities 6 Fraternities

90+

organizations & clubs

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$34,210 2018-19 tuition

10:1 student to faculty ratio

College of Arts & Sciences College of Fine Arts College of Professional Studies Tabor School of Business

TOP

college in Illinois to land you a job Zippia.com

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men’s & women’s Division III Sports

CCIW

35,000+ MU alumni

College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

87%

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of graduates secure careers within their field of study.

fall and spring intramurals

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Academic Minors

Dual-Degree Programs

Academic Certificates

African American Studies

Biomedical Engineering (3+2)*

Arts Entrepreneurship

Biology

Chemical Engineering (3+2)*

Art History

Civil Engineering (3+2)*

Bilingual Education

Business Administration Chemistry Communication Computer Science Criminal Justice Dance

Elementary Education

Music Education

English

Art Education

Literature Writing

Instrumental Vocal

Art Therapy

English Entrepreneurship

Undergraduate Major + MBA (4+1)

Environmental Studies

BSN + Family Nurse Practitioner (4+3)

Ethics Finance

*Students spend three years earning a Millikin degree in biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics, and earn a second degree from Washington

French

University or University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Arts Technology

Audio Engineering & Production Live Event Technology Interactive Media Video Production Visual Media

Biology

Allied Health Environmental Biology Molecular & Cell Biology

Biology Education Business Management Chemistry Biochemistry Business Research

Chemistry Education Commercial Music Communication

Health Promotion Media Studies Organizational Communication Public Relations

Marketing, Digital Media Mathematics Music

Entrepreneurship

Instrumental Piano Vocal

Organizational Leadership

Environmental Studies

Musical Theatre

Nutrition Philosophy Philosophy Pre-Law

Ethics

Nursing

Exercise Science • Athletic Training (Exercise Science +

Philosophy

Political Science

Physical Education

Psychology

Physics

Publishing & Editing

Graphic Design

Political Science

Sociology

Health Promotion

Psychology

History

Social Science Education

Athletic Training - M.S., Master Science Athletic Training)

Human Services

Sociology

Information Systems

Spanish

Instructional Development International Business

Physics

Spanish Theatre Writing

Application Development Security & Compliance

Instrumental Music Jazz Studies Literacy Marketing, Digital Media Multicultural Leadership Music Composition

Pre-Professional Programs

Not-for-Profit Business

Pre-Chiropractic

Process Improvement

Pre-Dentistry

Project Management

Pre-Engineering

School Nurse Certification

Pre-Law

Special Education

Pre-Medical Technology (3+1)

Vocal Music

Pre-Medicine

3D Studio Ceramics

Pre-Occupational Therapy

2D Studio Drawing

Pre-Optometry

2D Studio Painting

Pre-Pharmacy

2D Studio Photography

Pre-Physical Therapy

2D Studio Art Printmaking

Organizational Leadership

Pre-Physician Assistant Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Graduate Programs Athletic Training

Graduate Academic Certificates Entrepreneurship Information Systems

Spanish Education

Business - MBA Project Management

Health Communication

Marketing, Digital Media

Sport and Recreation Management

Mathematics

Studio Art

Theatre

Nursing - MSN Entry into Nursing Practice

Actuarial Science Data Science

Mathematics Education Middle Grades Education Music

Developmental Therapy

Music Business

Acting Theatre Administration Design & Production Stage Management

Executive Management Executive Healthcare +

Nurse Educator

Nursing - DNP Completion Program

Undecided (Exploratory Studies)

Data Management

Project Management

Academic certificates require a limited amount of extra coursework and give students an opportunity to explore Performance Learning outside their disciplines. Certificates can also help students stand out to potential employers.

Family Nurse Practitioner Nurse Anesthesia

+ Pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission and ACBSP. # Pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Information Systems

(Exercise Science + Athletic Training M.S., Master Science Athletic Training)

Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education

International & Global Studies

Music Performance

English Education

Health Communication

Mechanical Engineering (3+2)* Pre-Medical Technology (3+1)

History

Art

English as a Second Language

Electrical Engineering (3+2)* System Science Engineering (3+2)*

Health & Wellness Coaching

Accounting

Criminal Justice

Computer Science (3+2)*

Design Thinking for Leadership

Gender Studies

Academic Majors

Business Process Management

Computer Engineering (3+2)*

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WITH A 99% GRADUATE SUCCESS RATE, MILLIKIN WILL HELP YOU SECURE OPPORTUNITIES WITH EMPLOYERS AND GRADUATE SCHOOLS. Zippia.com

Last year, 99% of MU graduates gained employment or entered graduate or professional school within six months of graduation.

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DON'T WAIT TO APPLY! STUDENTS ADMITTED BEFORE DECEMBER 31 HAVE THE MOST SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

Application Requirements

Applications are available July 1 before your senior year. Students are admitted on a rolling basis.

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HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS

SAT DATES: Aug. 25, 2018

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Oct. 6, 2018 Nov. 3, 2018 Dec. 1, 2018

TWO RECOMMENDATIONS

March 9, 2019

» High School Teacher

June 1, 2019

May 4, 2019

» Guidance Counselor

Millikin University accepts the Common Application.

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2018-19

OFFICIAL ACT/SAT SCORES

ACT DATES:

» ACT Code 1080

Sept. 8, 2018

» SAT Code 1470

Oct. 27, 2018

Remember to have your ACT/SAT scores sent directly to Millikin.

Dec. 8, 2018 Feb. 9, 2019 April 13, 2019 June 8, 2019 July 13, 2019

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Here’s a tip: When you sign-up to take the ACT or SAT, list Millikin as one of your top college choices. When you do, Millikin will receive your test scores automatically, saving an extra step when you apply. Some academic programs may have an early application deadline due to demand. Stay up-to-date by visiting our website.

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10 STEPS TO MAKE IT MILLIKIN

WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU THROUGH THE ADMISSION PROCESS. REMEMBER TO PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO IMPORTANT DATES, ESPECIALLY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES.

1. APPLY

Applying to Millikin University marks your first step toward an education that you can expect to be as exciting and rewarding as it is challenging. The Millikin online application is free, and no essay is required. Apply using the Common Application or online at millikin.edu/apply.

2. SEND YOUR CREDENTIALS

You will be asked to send additional application requirements such as official transcripts, test scores, and two recommendation forms (from a guidance counselor and a teacher). Learn more at millikin.edu/apply

3. WAIT FOR A DECISION

Millikin takes a holistic approach to our admission process by looking at criteria other than grades and test scores. We’re also interested in your extracurricular activities, community service, and hobbies, as well as your drive to succeed and ways in which your talent and personality will contribute something special to the campus! Once you’ve applied to MU and sent in all of the application requirements, we will begin reviewing your information. The Office of Admission will contact you, whether you’ve been admitted or not.

4. SAVE YOUR SEAT

In order to hold your spot at Millikin, you’ll need to submit a $150 advance tuition deposit. Several academic programs are highly competitive, so you’ll want to act quickly to secure a place in your chosen academic field of study. The deposit is credited toward your tuition and is refundable until May 1.

5. VISIT CAMPUS

Take a tour of campus and find out more about your academic area of study, financial aid, and campus life. Millikin hosts several Campus Visit Days throughout the year, but individual visits can be scheduled at any time. Register at millikin.edu/visit. Can’t make it to campus? Take our virtual tour at millikin.edu/tour.

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6. COMPLETE HOUSING FORMS All students are required to complete a housing form, whether you plan to live on campus or commute from home.

Room choices are based on date of deposit, so the sooner Millikin receives your deposit, the more housing options you will have.

7. FILE YOUR FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form Millikin requires in order to receive federal, state, and institutional need-based funding. Completing the FAFSA determines how much financial assistance you’ll have available to use toward the cost of attendance. The 2018-19 FAFSA is available beginning Oct. 1, at fafsa.gov. Millikin’s school code is 001724.

8. APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

We understand the financial hurdles of a quality education, which is why 99% of our students receive financial aid. You must first apply to MU and be accepted before you can apply for scholarships. Most scholarship applications are due Jan. 15. Check out available scholarships at millikin.edu/scholarships.

9. REGISTER FOR CLASSES

Registration Day is your chance to work with faculty advisors to register for classes, meet fellow classmates, connect with current students, and familiarize yourself with campus.

10. WELCOME WEEK

Welcome Week is Millikin's orientation specifically designed for first-year students. You will be introduced to the Millikin experience the week before your classes start. You’ll learn about student organizations, studying abroad, internships, athletics, and many more programs and services that support your academic goals and personal development.

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“THE CONNECTION EVERYONE ON CAMPUS HAS MAKES MILLIKIN SO UNIQUE. THIS IS THE PLACE TO LEARN WHAT YOU LOVE AND BECOME AN EXPERT AT WHATEVER YOU WANT TO DO. I MADE IT MILLIKIN BECAUSE CREATIVITY LIVES AND GROWS HERE.”

Joshua Miller’18 Acting Chicago, Illinois

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Make Millikin Affordable Millikin is committed to working with families to manage tuition costs. We offer financial aid packages that include academic scholarships, loans, government assistance, and student employment.

Make Millikin an affordable reality. At Millikin, 99% of students receive some form of financial aid. Each year, MU provides more than $39.5 million in financial support. Our average financial aid package is worth over $15,000 and, unlike loans, scholarship and financial aid money don’t need to be paid back!

Need-based aid is awarded based on results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the only financial aid application required by Millikin.

Merit & Opportunity Scholarships

LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP & FELLOWS PROGRAM $2,000/year

All students who submit an application and are admitted to Millikin will receive a Merit or Opportunity Scholarship of up to $20,000 to assist in the cost of tuition. These scholarships are up to $20,000 per year towards tuition and are renewable for four years.

Student Financial Services

Calculate the Cost of Your Education

Over $20 Million in Scholarships

The Office of Student Financial Services can answer your questions about billing and financial aid.

Millikin provides a Net Price Calculator to help you estimate your eligibility for financial aid. To learn what aid you may receive, visit:

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Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, talent, or financial need. Most scholarships have a Jan. 15 deadline. Students must be admitted to MU to apply for scholarships.

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PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP Full-Tuition This prestigious, up to full-tuition scholarship is renewable for four years and is awarded to the best of the best. Presidential Scholars are leaders in Millikin's Honors Program.

LEIGHTY SCIENCE SCHOLARS PROGRAM $2,500/year + $3,000 summer research grant This scholarship is designated for high-achieving science majors (biology, chemistry, or physics) and includes graduate-level research opportunities and a summer stipend.

LONG-VANDERBURG SCHOLARS PROGRAM $2,000/year + $5,000 travel grant opportunity The Long-Vanderburg Scholars Program is designated for high-achieving students who have a commitment to diversity, leadership, and community service.

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS IN ART,

DEADLINE FOR MOST SCHOLARSHIPS: Jan. 15 Students must be admitted to apply for scholarships.

ARTS TECHNOLOGY, MUSIC, OR THEATRE & DANCE

Up to $5,000/year

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This scholarship awards students with academic and leadership accomplishments. Leadership Fellows will participate in related programming throughout their time at Millikin.

ALUMNI LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP $1,000/year Students who carry on the Millikin tradition in their family (parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent) are eligible to apply for this scholarship, renewable for four years. No application deadline.

SIBLING SCHOLARSHIP $500/year This scholarship is for students with a sibling concurrently enrolled at Millikin. No application deadline.

SLY SCHOLARSHIP Varies The Thomas S. Sly Scholarship is for first-year Exploratory Studies students who have not yet declared a major. To apply for the scholarship, students must submit a 100-word essay explaining why they are choosing to begin an academic career by exploring their possibilities at Millikin.

College of Fine Arts scholarships are given to students pursuing studies in art, arts technology, music, or theatre & dance who show significant promise of contribution in the arts. Scholarships are determined by auditions, interviews, or portfolio reviews.

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“DURING MY TIME IN THE SCHOOL OF THEATRE & DANCE AT MILLIKIN, THERE WAS NOT A SINGLE DAY THAT I DIDN’T USE A DANCE STUDIO OR REHEARSAL SPACE TO DO MY WORK AS AN ACTOR. THE PROFESSORS AND STUDENTS HAVE PROVEN THEY WILL PRODUCE EXCELLENCE.”

Sierra Boggess’04 Musical Theatre

Award-Winning Broadway Actress & Singer Ariel in Disney's “The Little Mermaid” and Christine in “Phantom of the Opera”

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EXPLORE CREATIVE USES OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES.

College of Arts & Sciences

DEVELOPING KNOWLEDGE TO IMPROVE THE HUMAN CONDITION. The liberal arts and sciences develop new knowledge and deepen the human condition.

ACROSS THREE DIVISIONS AND ELEVEN DEPARTMENTS, COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES STUDENTS ARE ACTIVELY SOLVING THE WORLD’S PROBLEMS AND EAGERLY CHANGING THE WORLD AROUND THEM.

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The College of Arts & Sciences is a vital part of education and research at Millikin. A third of Millikin's student body studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, and the majority of students take a College of Arts & Sciences course during their undergraduate careers.

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BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES Behavioral science students have opportunities to conduct research with or under the supervision of Millikin faculty members, and to intern with local agencies. Millikin's Human Service Connection Club and the Macon County Continuum of Care hosted the 8th annual Box City in support of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Graduates work in organizations across the country, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, disability services, hospitals, care centers, and mental health facilities. MAJORS » Human Services » Psychology MINOR » Psychology

BIOLOGY In previous years, Millikin biology students collaborated with faculty to conduct research on breast cancer treatments. These students made positive strides in the fight against cancer by studying herbal teas, essential oils, and laser treatment. Biology students gain many scientific research experiences that benefit their futures, either in jobs or graduate programs. MAJORS » Biology Allied Health Environmental Biology Molecular and Cell Biology » Biology Education MINOR » Biology

CHEMISTRY Millikin chemistry students have access to state-of-the-art equipment and complete at least one semester of research in tandem with a faculty member. Millikin also collaborates with outside companies to offer internships for students, where they can apply the skills they’ve learned in the classroom to real-life settings.

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Millikin ranked in the top seven in Illinois for chemistry majors according to Zippia.

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

MAJORS » Chemistry Biochemistry Business Research » Chemistry Education

Environmental studies teaches students to think critically about the issues affecting our planet. This interdisciplinary program enhances a student’s knowledge of the complex and dynamic relationship between humans and the natural world. Seniors complete an internship or conduct research.

MINOR » Chemistry

COMMUNICATION Communication students can tailor their course schedules to fit their interests. They gain hands-on experience through courses, projects, and internships that make them strong job applicants. They can also practice Performance Learning by working at Millikin’s award-winning newspaper, The Decaturian, or radio station, 89.5 WJMU The Quad. MAJOR/MINOR » Communication Health Communication Media Studies Organizational Communication Public Relations

ENGLISH English is a very versatile major, and graduates go on to become writers, teachers, lawyers, and more. Millikin's Emily Skaja'06 won the 2018 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets. At Millikin, English majors practice Performance Learning in a variety of ways, from publishing original research to working at Millikin's student-owned publishing press. Our students can publish their work in class anthologies, the student newspaper, the student literary magazine, and more. The department also encourages students to submit their work beyond campus. MAJORS » English Literature Writing » English Education MINORS » English » Publishing & Editing » Writing

MAJOR/MINOR » Environmental Studies

HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE Students in history and political science hone their critical thinking skills and develop an understanding of the political world at the domestic and international level. Students start their careers before graduation by studying abroad, participating in internships including the United Nations semester in New York, and The Washington Center semester in Washington, D.C., and participating in events such as Moot Court. Last year, Millikin's Model Illinois Government legislative delegation not only took on leadership roles, but they earned various honors. MAJORS » History » Political Science » Social Science Education MINORS » History » Political Science

MATHEMATICS Millikin’s mathematics faculty teach students to apply mathematics in a wide variety of areas and to present their findings both orally and in writing, readying them for careers or graduate programs. According to BestColleges. com, as of 2015, some of the fastest growing positions in the United States are in the STEM field. MAJORS » Mathematics Actuarial Science Data Science » Mathematics Education

MINORS » Computer Science » Mathematics

MODERN LANGUAGES Millikin offers foreign language classes in Spanish, French, and Italian. Our faculty aim to teach students the four basic skills of mastering language: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students also develop an appreciation for the culture, literature, and fine arts of other countries. Students are encouraged to get involved with Sigma Delta Pi, the French Club, and study-abroad programs, such as our January Immersion course, Spanish for Journalism. (Last year, students launched their own online bilingual magazine, Mosaicos). MAJORS » Spanish » Spanish Education MINORS » Spanish » French

PHILOSOPHY Philosophy emphasizes the development of essential skill sets including critical, analytical, and logical thinking, reading comprehension, clarity of writing, and creative thinking. The ethics major reinforces and substantially extends Millikin's emphasis on ethical reasoning and issues of social justice. Students in the department graduate prepared with applicable skills, and often continue on to graduate study in fields such as law, theology, or medicine. They in find employment after graduation in national companies, statewide organizations, and nonprofits.

PHYSICS The physics faculty help students customize their plans of study based on post-graduation plans, whether that includes working in engineering, business, medicine, or astrophysics. The freedom to tailor studies to individual needs has led many Millikin graduates to become successful engineers, professors, doctors, and business leaders. MAJOR/MINOR » Physics

DUAL-DEGREE PROGRAMS Millikin partners with the University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC) and Washington University in St. Louis to offer students dual-degree programs in supportive, personalized settings. Students in these programs spend three years completing a biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics degree at Millikin. They then spend two years at either UMKC or Washington University in the engineering or computer science schools. Students who choose dualdegree programs gain the confidence and problem-solving skills necessary to be successful in the engineering and computer science fields. AVAILABLE DUAL-DEGREE (3+2) PROGRAMS » Biomedical Engineering » Chemical Engineering » Civil Engineering » Computer Engineering » Computer Science » Electrical Engineering » Mechanical Engineering » System Science Engineering » Pre-Medical Technology (3+1)

SOCIOLOGY, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, & ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP The sociology, criminal justice, and organizational leadership department is interdisciplinary and prepares students for a variety of careers in management, non-profit, administration, government agencies, social service, law enforcement, social science research, teaching, and graduate studies. Through community-based projects tied to internships, students can earn college credit while working at local businesses and social service agencies. Students are encouraged to present at workshops and practice leadership skills while attending the annual MU LEADS Conference. MAJORS » Criminal Justice » Sociology MINORS » Criminal Justice » Organizational Leadership

UNDECIDED (Exploratory Studies) Still unsure about choosing a major? In Millikin's exploratory studies program, students are assigned an advisor to help weigh the benefits of each discipline and cultivate their interests. Students may remain in this program until the end of their sophomore year.

MAJORS » Ethics » Philosophy MINORS » Ethics » Philosophy » Philosophy Pre-Law

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UNIQUE PROGRAMS ALLOW STUDENTS TO GAIN REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE IN EVERY ASPECT OF THEIR FIELD.

College of Fine Arts

STUDENTS WILL APPLY THEIR TALENTS TO A VAST ARRAY OF ART SHOWS, CONCERTS, PRESENTATIONS, AND THEATRE PRODUCTIONS EVERY WEEK.

More than 25% of Millikin students study within the College of Fine Arts.

ART TAKES MANY FORMS AT MILLIKIN. millikin.edu/cfa

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Students and faculty in the College of Fine Arts collaborate across all disciplines in an environment rich with opportunities. Many students participate in the Center for Entrepreneurship’s student-run ventures and activities.

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ART DEPARTMENT Millikin offers art students opportunities to display their work publicly in the many studios, galleries, and student-run ventures around campus and in the community. Art therapy students put learning into practice by working with patients at the Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois in Decatur. Students have 24-hour access to our labs and studios, and they gain valuable hands-on experience by participating in conferences, workshops, and internships. MAJORS » Art, BA » Art Education, BA, BFA » Art Therapy, BFA » Graphic Design, BFA » Studio Art, BFA

SCHOOL OF MUSIC

SCHOOL OF THEATRE & DANCE

Millikin is known for it's prestigious School of Music. The school is committed to helping its students evolve their passion for music into successful careers. Music students develop artistically, technically, and intellectually through the integration of theory and practice in an active learning environment. Students build strong relationships with faculty, who are also continuing to grow as artists, scholars, and teachers. The School of Music offers many Performance Learning opportunities to students, including managing and operating First Step Records, Millikin's record label.

Millikin School of Theatre & Dance students gain invaluable experience within a nationally recognized program. For the past 11 years, the New Musicals Workshop has given students the opportunity to collaborate with professional playwriting teams to develop new musical productions. This hands-on approach to education offers students experiences that prepare them for professional success. Students participate in many Center for Entrepreneurship activities on campus, including a student-run theatre company, Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre, and a London semester abroad.

MAJORS

ARTS TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Millikin’s arts technology major challenges students to use creativity, innovation, and technology to design media and original content that solve artistic and business problems. Students have many opportunities to apply their skills to internships in the Millikin and Decatur communities. Students earn Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees and choose an area of concentration.

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Commercial Music, BM Music, BA Music Business, BM Music Education, BM Instrumental Vocal » Music Performance, BM Instrumental Piano Vocal

MINOR

MAJORS » Musical Theatre, BFA » Theatre, BA Acting, BFA Design & Production, BFA Stage Management, BFA Theatre Administration, BFA MINORS » Theatre » Dance

» Music

MAJOR » Arts Technology, BA, BS CONCENTRATIONS » Audio Engineering & Production » Interactive Media » Live Event Technology » Video Production » Visual Media

COMING FALL 2020

NEW CENTER FOR THEATRE & DANCE Construction for the new Center for Theatre & Dance at Millikin is underway with a planned opening date of fall 2020. The $29 million project will feature a 260-seat flexible theatre which includes an orchestra pit, balcony, and tech gallery with a tension wire grid. The new building will also feature lighting and sound labs, a costume studio, a costume classroom, collaboration spaces, acting studios, design classrooms, practice rooms, modern theatre equipment, and offices and support facilities for current staff with room for growth. The innovative facility will house all areas of study within the nationally recognized school.

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BA - Bachelor of Arts // BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts // BM - Bachelor of Music // BS - Bachelor of Science

WE ARE ON A NATIONAL LEVEL. AMONG TOP 13 MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAMS OUTSIDE OF MANHATTAN

TOP 10 BFA MUSICAL THEATRE COLLEGE IN THE NATION & BEST IN ILLINOIS

TOP 10 SCHOOLS FOR MUSICAL THEATRE MAJORS IN THE NATION

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COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES STUDENTS BEGIN THEIR CAREERS WELL BEFORE GRADUATION

College of Professional Studies

AND ARE OFTEN RECRUITED BY PRESTIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

Where theory, practice, and reflection guide our curriculum.

WHERE STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND ADMINISTRATORS ARE ENGAGED AND STIMULATED. millikin.edu/cps

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Millikin's faculty are committed to Performance Learning, so you’ll excel in both the classroom and the real world.

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DEPARTMENT OF EXERCISE SCIENCE & SPORT The Department of Exercise Science & Sport prepares students to provide leadership within the fields of exercise, fitness, health, and management. Programs are designed to follow educational tracks in strategic support of professional goals, each equipping students with Performance Learning opportunities. The new Exercise Science major provides students two options for degrees. Students who follow the Exercise Science major obtain positions in exercise, fitness, coaching, or go on to graduate school. Students interested in the Masters of Athletic Training (MSAT) will complete the first three years in the Exercise Science major, then be eligible for a secondary admission process to complete the MSAT program. MAJORS » Exercise Science • Athletic Training

(Exercise Science + Athletic Training – Masters in Athletic Training)

» Health Promotion » Physical Education » Sport & Recreation Management MINOR » Health & Wellness Coaching » Nutrition

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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

SCHOOL OF NURSING

Millikin’s partnership with the Dennis Lab School offers students interactive learning by working with pre-K through seventh grade students. The programs are customizable, and students work closely with a faculty advisor to personalize their plan of study through endorsement, co-teaching, or professional development opportunities. Graduates from the MU School of Education have traditionally had a 100% employment rate, or entrance to a graduate school within six months post-graduation.

The School of Nursing programs foster the development of students in a community of lifelong-learners who are able to envision and shape the future of healthcare. Millikin holds a nursing internship program every summer, where students engage in case simulations and learn about ethics, communication, end-of-life issues, and more. Graduates from the School of Nursing traditionally have a 100% placement rate and become leaders in their field.

MAJORS/PROGRAMS » Developmental Therapy » Early Childhood Education » Elementary Education » Instructional Development » Middle Grades Education » Secondary Education CERTIFICATES/ ENDORSEMENTS » Bilingual Education » English as a Second Language » Special Education

MAJORS/PROGRAMS » Bachelor of Science in Nursing » RN to BSN Program

“PERFORMANCE LEARNING HAS ENHANCED MY EDUCATION TIME AND TIME AGAIN! AS A NURSING MAJOR, IT HAS GOTTEN ME INTO THE CLINICAL ARENA EARLIER, ALLOWING ME TO TAKE THOSE IDEAS LEARNED IN CLASS, AND FOSTER THEM IN REAL TIME. BY DOING SO, I HAVE BECOME A BETTER STUDENT.”

Cody Gray’19 Nursing Major

FUTURE TRAUMA TEAM NURSE Washbury, Illinois

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Tabor School of Business Students work with real clients and create real businesses. They’re more than just ready to work in their fields; they’re ready to lead.

REAL CLIENTS, REAL BUSINESS, READY TO LEAD. millikin.edu/tabor

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MOST RECENTLY, BUSINESS STUDENTS WORKED DIRECTLY WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF ECUADOR AS PART OF AN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COURSE. THEY DEVELOPED A MARKET STRATEGY FOR SELLING ECUADORIAN HANDICRAFTS IN THE U.S.

As a business student at Millikin, you’ll practice Performance Learning by completing business plans, student-run ventures, internships, and more. This hands-on experience will help you stand out to future employers. Tabor’s Internship Program has a great history of offering students opportunities to practice skills, to apply theories learned in the classroom, and to enhance their professional development.

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ACCOUNTING Accounting majors develop and interpret financial data required for company decision-making. They prepare for jobs at accounting firms, government branches, schools, and private industries including banking and healthcare. Millikin encourages students to pursue the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification and offers a review course to help with CPA exam preparation. MAJOR » Accounting MINOR » Finance

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Business managers use human, financial, technology, and material resources to meet organizational goals. Students will learn what it takes to manage a business by completing hands-on class projects, internships, and global experiences. Tabor students also develop invaluable skills in relationship building, teamwork, written and oral communication, and critical thinking.

DIGITAL MEDIA MARKETING

INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Develop and implement effective marketing plans for any type of organization. Students use new technology and social media to plan and execute innovative marketing campaigns. Career skills include writing and submitting press releases, proofing, editing, tracking metrics, and maintaining social media accounts.

Information systems students study the interaction between people, processes, and technology to help improve business operations in today’s ever-changing market. Students learn how to collect, organize, store, analyze, and transform mass data into accurate and understandable information that significantly influences organizational performance.

MAJOR/MINOR » Digital Media Marketing

ENTREPRENEURSHIP Entrepreneurship students learn how to run and grow their own business through coursework and internship opportunities. Students also have the chance to hone skills by starting their own student-run businesses. MAJOR/MINOR » Entrepreneurship

MAJOR » Business Management MINOR » Business Administration

“At Millikin, I really enjoyed the different classes I had the opportunity to take and the different professors I was able to interact with. Those were the things that started to guide and steer me toward exactly what I wanted to do. What I learned at Millikin really enabled me to make more of an impact while working at UPS as the director of marketing for UK, Ireland, and the Nordics, and now vice president. It will make a difference for other graduates, too - whatever it is you want to do or wherever it is you want to go in your career.”

MAJOR » Information Systems

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Students in this major complete an internship abroad and gain an understanding of how business operates at all levels — locally, regionally, and internationally. International business majors are culturally aware, business savvy, and willing to adapt to cross-cultural environments. Graduates find jobs as foreign sales representatives, international marketing managers, translators, and more. MAJOR » International Business

BLUE BREW

Student working at Blue Brew, a Millikin University student-run coffee shop located in downtown Decatur.

Center for Entrepreneurship MAJOR/MINOR » Entrepreneurship STUDENT-RUN BUSINESSES » Arts Café » Big Blue Personal Training » Blue Brew » Blue Connection » Blue Satellite Press » Bronze Man Books » Carriage House Press » Clio Consulting » First Step Records » Ignite Studios » Millikin Audio Recording Studio (MARS) » Millikin Industry Studies Tour Company (MIST) » Millikin University Performance Consulting (MUPC) » Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre

Do you dream of owning your own business? Millikin’s Center for Entrepreneurship is a dedicated resource for entrepreneurs at every level. Through a variety of programs and development opportunities, the Center serves Millikin faculty and students, youth (ranging from elementary to high school level), the community, and local businesses. Student entrepreneurs have the opportunity to participate in student-run ventures, and live in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Living Learning Community on campus.

Matt Guffey'00 Marketing Vice President, Global Industry Segments, United Parcel Service (UPS)

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“I LOVE PERFORMANCE LEARNING BECAUSE IT GAVE ME A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE AND IT PROVIDED ME WITH THE LIFE SKILLS I NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL. For example, rather than simply taking a consulting class, I was able to work as a consultant for the government of Ecuador, and rather than completing an international business class, I conceptualized and pitched an international business plan for high-level executives for companies such as Caterpillar Inc. and Archer Daniels Midland Co.”

Haley Hogenkamp’18 Business Management

Currently serving in the Peace Corps

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Honors Program MILLIKIN HONORS COURSES ARE ENRICHED, STUDENT-DRIVEN COURSES MADE POSSIBLE BY THE PASSION AND INTELLECTUAL CURIOUSITY OF FACULTY AND HONORS' COLLEAGUES. STUDENTS ENGAGE WITH THE HONORS COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, AND LARGER COMMUNITY THROUGH SERVICE AND OUTREACH ACTIVITIES.

Presidential Scholars Program The most prestigious of honors, the Presidential Scholars Program provides up to full-tuition scholarships to a select number of students. ELIGIBILITY » Minimum ACT score of 27 » Minimum SAT score of 1280 » Minimum high school GPA of 3.5

EXPECTATIONS » Maintain minimum 3.3 GPA » 10 hours of Honors Program engagement per semester » Live in Millikin housing for four years » Be an active leader on campus

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Millikin Athletics Big Blue Athletics are a vital part of the Millikin experience - over 40% of Millikin’s student body participates in athletics. Student-athletes and fans alike enjoy watching MU Athletics at the Workman Family Softball Field, the Frank M. Lindsay Field, the Decatur Indoor Sports Center, and the Griswold Physical Education Center. Big Blue fans are excited to welcome a new baseball complex to campus in spring 2019. Millikin is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division III and a member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW). Intercollegiate athletics at Millikin apply Performance Learning by educating through sport and enriching the college experience through competitive athletics.

MEN’S SPORTS » Baseball JV/Varsity » Basketball JV/Varsity » Cross Country » Football JV/Varsity » Golf » Soccer JV/Varsity » Swimming » Tennis » Track & Field (Indoor) » Track & Field (Outdoor) » Wrestling WOMEN’S SPORTS » Basketball JV/Varsity » Cross Country » Golf » Soccer » Softball JV/Varsity » Swimming » Tennis » Track & Field (Indoor) » Track & Field (Outdoor) » Triathlon » Volleyball JV/Varsity INTRAMURALS » Basketball » Dodgeball » Flag Football » Soccer » Softball » Ultimate Frisbee » Volleyball SPIRIT » Cheerleading » Dance

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WORKMAN FAMILY SOFTBALL FIELD

The Workman Family Softball Field features artificial turf, lights, seating for 300 people, dugouts, batting cages, a concessions area, and a press box.

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ALL-CONFERENCE ATHLETES

ALL-REGION ATHLETES

ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETES

NEW MILLIKIN RECORDS

CCIW ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE

GO BIG BLUE

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Student Organizations

Millikin Campus Life Our passions may be different, but our goals are the same: academic success, career preparation, and personal growth. millikin.edu/campus-life

ACADEMIC » Alliance for Active Music Making » American Chemical Society » American Choral Directors Association » Athletic Training Club » DECA » English Club/Sigma Tau Delta » French Club » Illinois Education Association » Italian Club » Math Club » National Association for Music Educators » National Student Nurses Association » Organizational Leadership Club » Philosophy Club » Society of Physics Students » Sociology Club » Spanish Club » Student Exercise Science Organization » Transfer Student Ambassadors CULTURAL/ INTERNATIONAL » African Student Organization » Asian Student Association » Black Student Union » Brothers Moving Forward » Deutsch Klub » International Student Organization » Latin American Student Organization » Multicultural Student Council » Sister Circle FINE ARTS/ PERFORMANCE » Big Blue Sound » Big Blue Productions/P.A. Crew » Blue Harmony » Guitar Club » Low Brass Collective » Lyrical Ammunition » Millikin Flute Society

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» Millikin Oboe Bassoon Society (MOBS) » Millikin Piano Club » Millikin University Trumpet Society » Opera per Tutti » Panoramic Arts Collective » Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia » Physical Graffiti » Sigma Alpha Iota FRATERNITIES » Alpha Phi Alpha » Alpha Tau Omega » Delta Sigma Phi » Sigma Alpha Epsilon » Sigma Lambda Beta » Tau Kappa Epsilon SORORITIES » Alpha Chi Omega » Alpha Kappa Alpha » Delta Delta Delta » Delta Sigma Theta » Pi Beta Phi » Sigma Lambda Gamma GOVERNMENT/POLITICAL » Interfraternity Council » Model Illinois Government » Model United Nations » Multicultural Greek Council » Multicultural Student Council » Panhellenic Council » Student Housing Council » Student Senate HONORARY » Alpha Lambda Delta » Alpha Psi Omega » Alpha Tau Delta » Beta Beta Beta » Lambda Pi Eta » National Student Nurses Association » Order of Omega » Phi Alpha Theta » Phi Kappa Phi

» » » » »

Pi Mu Epsilon Pi Lambda Theta Sigma Delta Pi Sigma Zeta Student Honors Advisory Council

PROGRAMMING » Millikin University Concert Committee » Senior Class Committee » University Center Board RELIGIOUS/SPIRITUAL » Christianity in Action » Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship » Jewish Student Union » Multicultural Voices of Praise » Newman Catholic Community SERVICE » Alpha Phi Omega » Big Blue Backpacks » Big Blue Buddies » Human Service Connection » Love Your Melon Crew » Millikin Microfinance Fund SPECIAL INTEREST » Environmental Affairs Council » Millikin University Illinois Educators Association » Musicology Discussion Group » National Alliance on Mental Illness » Royal Blue Ambassadors MEDIA » Collage Literary Magazine » Decaturian » WJMU

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THE GREEK COMMUNITY ACCOUNTS FOR NEARLY 30% OF MILLIKIN’S STUDENT BODY.

Millikin Greek Life Since 1904, Millikin has hosted numerous national and local fraternities and sororities.

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION, SCHOLARSHIP, LEADERSHIP, SERVICE, BROTHERHOOD/ SISTERHOOD, & PERSONAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT. millikin.edu

GIVE BACK, BECOME A LEADER, AND MAKE LIFELONG CONNECTIONS THROUGH GREEK LIFE.

MEN’S FRATERNITIES

WOMEN’S SORORITIES

» Alpha Phi Alpha » Alpha Tau Omega » Delta Sigma Phi » Sigma Alpha Epsilon* » Sigma Lambda Beta » Tau Kappa Epsilon*

» Alpha Chi Omega* » Alpha Kappa Alpha » Delta Delta Delta* » Delta Sigma Theta » Pi Beta Phi* » Sigma Lambda Gamma

* Denotes residential fraternity or sorority.

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VISIT THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, FRANCE, CHILE, OR TAIWAN (JUST TO NAME A FEW) WHILE EARNING COLLEGE CREDITS, WITHOUT PAYING ADDITIONAL TUITION. PUT PERFORMANCE LEARNING INTO ACTION AND IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A NEW CULTURE WHILE VISITING YOUR HOST COUNTRY’S HISTORICAL SITES, LEARNING ABOUT THEIR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Study Abroad

PRACTICES, AND ENGAGING IN THEIR LANGUAGE. STUDY ABROAD FOR A SEMESTER, A FEW WEEKS, OR FOR THE WINTER OR SUMMER.

Get ready to see the world. Study Abroad Countries

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A NEW CULTURE. millikin.edu

The Center for International Education at Millikin offers many opportunities, with over 35 partners in 23 countries. » Argentina » Australia » Austria » Belgium » Chile » China » Cuba » Denmark

» Dominican Republic

» Japan

» Ecuador

» Netherlands

» France » Germany » Ghana » Ireland » Italy

» Mexico » South Africa » South Korea » Spain » Taiwan » Thailand

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Resources to Achieve CAPP

The Center for Academic and Professional Performance (CAPP) is devoted to delivering complete wrap-around services to foster students' resilience, confidence, academic and social skills, to ensure a successful college experience, positive personal development, and post-graduation preparedness. CAPP provides a natural continuum of care as it blends Millikin's strengths-based approach to student mentoring, from students' first days on campus to graduation. CAPP services include:

» Academic Peer Mentoring Program » Alumni Mentoring Program » Career Coaching » Career Fairs » Career Services » Disability Services » EDGE Program » Exploratory Major » Junior Jump » Strengths-based Advising Model » Student Employment » Student Services » Supplemental Instruction » Tutoring

Welcome Week

Welcome Week takes place the week before classes begin and helps new students develop the skills to be successful in their Millikin careers. It is required for all incoming first-year students. The events at Welcome Week will guide newcomers in finding their homes at Millikin, whether that’s through a student organization, an internship, intramurals, community service, or more.

Milli-KINship

Certain students, based on high school credentials, may be assigned a student development advisor. Student Development Advisors can help students through difficulties transitioning to college and connect them with campus and community resources. All of our Student Development Advisors are trained to assist students with college success, and their goal is to help students thrive at Millikin!

Student Mental & Behavioral Services Center

Millikin's Student Mental & Behavioral Services Center focuses on primary prevention, health promotion, treatment, maintenance, and crisis response. An emphasis is placed on assessment of students, outreach, case management, and cooperation with local partners such as Crossing Healthcare, A&E Behavior Health, Heritage Behavior Health, and St. Mary's Hospital.

Office of Public Safety

The Office of Public Safety is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They offer Safe Rides and Safe Walks from dusk until dawn every day for the safety of students on or near campus. A dispatch center also monitors the local and national news for weather and crisis information.

DOUG AND DIANE OBERHELMAN AND CATERPILLAR INC. THINK TANK

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THE UNIVERSITY COMMONS IS CREATING CONNECTIONS AND FACILITATING INTERACTIONS FOR THE MILLIKIN COMMUNITY

Study in the Think Tank in Millikin’s new University Commons.

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Student Housing Office of Residence Life Millikin is a residential institution, and campus living is key to student success. Part of what makes Millikin special is the vibrant campus life, further enriched by our residential community.

All first-year students may choose to live in either a traditional residence hall or a Living-Learning Community. Returning students live in our luxury apartment community, where they learn to thrive in a more independent environment.

First-year students live in one of four on-campus residence halls. Rooms are furnished, and most hall amenities include: » laundry facilities » vending machines » kitchen » wi-fi » cable TV » secured access

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Millikin’s historic Aston Hall opened in 1907 and features four traditional floors housing 100 residents. Aston is known for its tall ceilings, large hallways, and communitystyle bathrooms – all newly updated in 2015. Students are assigned to single-gender floors.

Blackburn Hall

This close-knit community of 99 residents includes newly updated community bathrooms, air conditioning, and close proximity to Shilling Hall. Blackburn features double-occupancy rooms in a traditional residence hall style. Students are assigned to single-gender floors.

Dolson Hall

provide options for students

Millikin's newest residence hall boasts four floors of suite-style living, housing 200 coed residents. Dolson room options include single, double, and quad rooms, all of which include air conditioning and suite-shared bathrooms.

wanting to live on the same

ADA accessible rooms are also available.

Living-Learning Communities

floor or residence hall as those who share a common interest, passion, or major.

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PROGRESSIVE, CO-CURRICULAR EXPERIENCES THAT FOSTER INCLUSIVE, SAFE, & HEALTHY STUDENT COMMUNITIES.

Aston Hall

Weck Hall & New Hall 4

The quaint two-story, suite-style halls are located directly across the street from Shilling Hall. Both Weck and New Hall 4 house 52 residents, are air-conditioned, and include suite-shared bathrooms. Students who live in these residence halls gain an intimate sense of community.

The Woods Apartments

Sophomores and juniors live in The Woods at Millikin, and seniors can also choose to live there. The Woods features luxury apartment-style living, four private bedrooms, a full kitchen, washer/dryer, private deck or patio, and modern furnishings. Community amenities include a pool, fitness center, computer lab, parking, and secured access.

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Did You Know?

Campus Dining Students have options to use flex dollars at Subway™, Einstein Bagels™, Domino’s Pizza™, and other on-campus locations. Flex dollars are the equivalent of cash, that can be used at eating venues on campus.

Want to know what’s cookin’ on campus? Check out our free app CAMPUSDISH to see today's menu, or visit millikin.edu/dining.

Students eat most of their meals in the University Commons, our main dining area, and the Late Night Grill. Millikin Dining is committed to helping students make healthy food selections. We offer nutrition and wellness programs to take some of the guesswork out of healthy campus living.

VOTED BEST RESTAURANTS NEAR CAMPUS ON MU's SOCIAL MEDIA: 1. University Dogs 2. Donnie’s Homespun Pizza 3. Mi Pueblito 4. Lock Stock & Barrel 5. Head West Sub Shop

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DECATUR’S UNIVERSITY

Our University is big on personality. The same goes for our city. Millikin is located in Decatur, Ill., with a population of approximately 75,000 residents. Our students don’t just live in Decatur; they get involved. Whether MU students work as interns at one of two area hospitals, attend a MillikinDecatur Symphony Orchestra concert, or shop downtown, they embrace and engage the local communities. Downtown Decatur recently underwent a $14 million public development improvement to bring a new look, feel, and energy to the city’s central business district. The downtown area includes many locally-owned restaurants, specialty shops, art galleries, and entertainment opportunities that Millikin students visit regularly. Lake Decatur remains a popular destination for many in the community. With a 22-mile scenic lake frontage, its water recreation activities include swimming, water skiing/jet skiing, paddleboarding, and, of course, fishing. Decatur also has two award-winning golf courses, including Red Tail Run, a recently opened signature course designed by legendary PGA Hall of Famer Raymond Floyd.

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Where Are We?

We’re close in proximity to three of the largest job markets in the U.S. Chicago is three hours northeast, St. Louis is two hours southwest, and Indianapolis is three hours east, all by car.

TOP AREA EMPLOYERS » Archer Daniels Midland Co. » Decatur Memorial Hospital » Decatur Public Schools » Caterpillar Inc. » HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital » Tate & Lyle » Ameren Illinois » Mueller Co. Many area companies, organizations, and nonprofits open their doors for MU students to engage in Performance Learning through internships.

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Did You Know? Decatur was the original home of the Chicago Bears, from 1919 to 1920. The football team was then known as the Decatur Staleys and played at Staley Field, both named after the local food-products manufacturer. Millikin’s President’s home was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s assistants Hermann V. von Holst and Marion Mahony.

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University Commons The University Commons is our new front door to campus. The $31 million transformational building is designed to create connections and facilitate interactions for Millikin students, faculty, staff, alumni, and our larger community. The University Commons is our center of campus life with an innovative blend of classrooms, a newly designed Staley Library, the Oberhelman Center for Leadership Performance, the Center for International Education, options for student dining, and interactive spaces for students and faculty to engage in the vitality of Performance Learning. With the exception of Shilling Hall, an original Millikin structure erected in 1902, the University Commons is the largest building project in University history in terms of square footage.

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Visit, and see why you should make it Millikin. Take a tour of campus, learn about academic programs, meet faculty and students, and speak to financial aid advisors. Individual visits can also be scheduled at any time.

2018-19 I FELL IN LOVE WITH MILLIKIN THE MOMENT I ARRIVED FOR MY FIRST VISIT. THE CAMPUS, THE PEOPLE, THE PROGRAMS; YOU FEEL INSTANTLY SUPPORTED IN THIS CULTURE OF CARE AND ENERGY AND ENGAGEMENT. I’VE BENEFITED FROM MANY OPPORTUNITIES UNIQUE TO A MU EDUCATION. I MADE THE RIGHT CHOICE WHEN I MADE IT MILLIKIN.

Francesca Riosˇ17 Medical School, University of Illinois

Campus Visit Days July 20, 2018 Oct. 8, 2018 Nov. 21, 2018 Jan. 21, 2019 Feb. 18, 2019 April 6, 2019

Schedule your visit online at:

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Millikin University Viewbook  

At Millikin, we believe learning should take place not just in the classroom, but also in the real world. Our students get hands-on experien...

Millikin University Viewbook  

At Millikin, we believe learning should take place not just in the classroom, but also in the real world. Our students get hands-on experien...