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Northeastern students

The best way to experience Northeastern Illinois University is to visit. Come meet faculty and students, tour campus, and discover what makes our students love Northeastern. Visiting is easy and will help you make informed choices.

No appointment needed

You can stop by the Admissions Office and Transfer Center during office hours - no appointment needed. Meet with a counselor to review admission requirements, discuss academic programs and application procedures, and learn about the many opportunities available at Northeastern. Main campus: Admissions Office, Building D, Room 130, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 


Campus Tours

A campus tour provides a great introduction to the campus.  Join us for a hour long tour led by one of our knowledgeable student ambassadors!  We offer weekly tours for both freshmen or transfer students and their families.

Campus Tour Schedule

Day Time Location
Monday 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Admissions Office, Building D, Room 130
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Admissions Office, Building D, Room 130
Thursday 3:30 p.m. Admissions Office, Building D, Room 130
Friday 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Admissions Office, Building D, Room 130

To schedule your campus tour, call (773) 442-4050 or Register Online Now!


Admissions Information Sessions with Campus Tours

Admissions Information sessions are available for both freshman and transfer students who have not yet applied but are considering attending NEIU. Each session includes an admission presentation followed by a 45-minute tour of campus led by a NEIU student. Program specific sessions are offered periodically throughout the year.

Fall 2014 Information Sessions

Date Time Audience
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Freshmen
Friday, September 26, 2014 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. STEM* Majors
Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Freshmen/Transfer
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Transfer
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Freshmen
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Transfer

*STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Math


Open House

Wednesday, October 8, 2014  5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Northeastern's Open House is geared towards helping you discover all the opportunities our University has to offer. Please join us for an exciting afternoon of events. When you attend our Open House, you can learn about academic programs, meet with a financial aid advisor, visit with faculty and staff, sit in on various breakout sessions, learn about support programs, and take a tour of our campus. Prospective students can also find out how to get involved in student life, clubs and organizations. This event is geared for undergraduate and graduate students to review our programs in Arts and Sciences, Education and Business.  REGISTER NOW!


Explore Northeastern

Saturday, November 1, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Come indulge with a different perspective of Northeastern Illinois University. Let one of our navigators take you on an expedition around campus.  While on your “travels” you will learn how your academic interests align with the academic programs of excellence offered by the university enabling you to kick start your lifelong voyage of success! 


JumpStart Fridays!

Northeastern's On-Site Admissions Event

Are you ready to apply to Northeastern?  Have you already started your application and only need to submit your documents to complete your admission file?  Join us at JumpStart! You can begin or complete your application; attend a Q&A forum, tour the campus if you have not already, stop by financial aid and more for a stress-free application process.

  • Friday, November 14, 2014     4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 12, 2014     4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Campus Preview Day

Come see Northeastern campus in action on Campus Preview Day. Meet our world class faculty who are committed to your success as you consider studying in the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Management or the College of Education. Learn about the more than 100 student organizations at Northeastern, tour our Physical Education Complex equipped with an Olympic-sized pool and state-of-the-art fitness center. Connect with scholarships and financial resources to fund your education. Half hour tours will be provided throughout the day.


Tour other Northeastern locations:

Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (contact info. needed) El Centro (contact info. needed) University Center of Grayslake: Regina Turner, Interim Coordinator of Transfer Enrollment, (773) 442-4076 or (847) 665-4173 R-Turner1@neiu.edu

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