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JUMP START FRIDAY! - May 17, 2016, 4:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Are you ready to call Northeastern Illinois University home? At The Nest Student Housing's information session, future residents and parents can learn about the amenities, expectations, application process, and most importantly, how you can find your fit at The Nest! Register today to learn more about Northeastern Illinois University's first Residence Hall opening in Fall 2016.

Explore Northeastern Illinois University – May 24, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

High School Juniors and Seniors are invited to join Dr. Alice Pennamon, the Coordinator of African American Recruitment at Northeastern Illinois University for a day filled with exciting and engaging activities with the opportunity to meet and interact with faculty and current students. This event will include various academic workshops, financial aid professionals and lunch. 

Campus Preview - June 29, 2016, 3:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Come see the Northeastern campus in action on Campus Preview Day. Meet our faculty who are committed to your success as you consider studying in the Arts and Sciences, Business, or Education. Learn about our student organizations, tour our beautiful campus, and connect with scholarships and financial resources to fund your education.


Plan Your Visit

Campus Tours

Our campus tours provide a great introduction to Northeastern. Students are welcomed by an Admissions Counselor and then led on an hour long tour by one of our knowledgeable Student Ambassadors! We offer weekly tours for freshmen, transfer students and their families. To schedule your campus tour, call (773) 442-4071 or register online now.

Campus Tour Schedule

Tuesday & Thursday 4:00 p.m. Admissions and Transfer Center, Building D, Room 130
Friday 10:00 a.m. Admissions and Transfer Center, Building D, Room 130

Group Visit Program

High schools, colleges or organizations interested in bringing a group of students to campus can learn more about Northeastern, partake in a campus tour and other fun activities. Learn More!

No appointment needed

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.

Our main campus

Northeastern Illinois University is located in the North Park neighborhood at 5500 North St. Louis Avenue, Chicago.

Visit our Admissions Office! We are located on the main campus in Building D, Room 130, and we're open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Tour other Northeastern locations

Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies 

Located in Bronzeville: 700 East Oakwood Boulevard, Chicago. Contact Shonda Triplett, Recruitment Specialist, (773) 256-2135 or

El Centro

Located in Avondale: 3390 North Avondale Avenue, Chicago. Contact Alejandra Tafoya, Student Transition Coordinator, (773) 442-4091 or 

University Center of Grayslake

Located in Grayslake: 1200 University Center Drive. Contact Sakeenah Adam, Coordinator of Transfer Enrollment, (773) 442-4076 or

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