Campus Locations

Students enrolled at any one of the following sites are considered on-campus Northeastern Illinois University students and are charged the appropriate tuition and fees: Main Campus, El Centro, the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, and the Chicago Teachers' Center.

On-campus Locations

Main Campus

(5500 N. St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL)

Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies

(700 E. Oakwood, Chicago, IL)

El Centro

(3119 N. Pulaski, Chicago, IL)
The NEIU-El Centro Campus is located approximately four miles south of the main campus at 3119 North Pulaski Road, one block south of Belmont Avenue. The NEIU-El Centro Campus makes available the general education program of the University to students who are interested in taking classes primarily during the evening hours and/or on the weekends. In addition, the NEIU-El Centro Campus offers undergraduate courses from the Social Work and Human Resource Development programs and graduate courses from the Educational Leadership and Development and Reading programs. All the classes at the NEIU-El Centro Campus are taught in English, with the exception of the language courses.

Course Registration Procedures
NEIU students admitted through NEIU-El Centro Campus get priority course registration at NEIU-El Centro Campus. Non-El Centro Campus students planning on taking any of the following classes at NEIU-El Centro Campus may register during all registration periods. Please refer to the individual academic departments in the department notes section for important information which may affect your enrollment and registration. Also, refer to the policy on first class session attendance. Students taking classes at NEIU-El Centro Campus are considered Northeastern Illinois University students and are charged the appropriate tuition and fees. For more information call 773-442-4080.

Chicago Teachers' Center

(770 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL)

Off-campus Locations

University Center of Lake County

(1200 University Center Dr, Grayslake, IL)
Northeastern Illinois University offers undergraduate and graduate-level courses at several off-campus sites including the University Center of Lake County. Current degree completion programs include:

Accounting (BS)
Political Science (BA)
Psychology (BA)
Master's Degree in Educational Leadership - Type 75 (MA)                                 Human Resource Development (BA)

For more information about NEIU programs at the University Center, please contact the NEIU Transfer Center at 847-665-4173 or 773-442-4076. You may also e-mail Additional information about NEIU degree completion programs at the University Center is available at

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