Summer Transition Program

The Summer Transition Program (STP) is designed to enhance your math, reading comprehension, and writing skills prior to your first college semester.
(To apply, click the link below.)


First year Northeastern Illinois University students accepted for the Fall semester to CCICS, El Centro Campus, and the Main Campus. You must take the University placement exam to be considered for participation. You will be contacted by the program, if you are eligible.

Advantages of participating:

  • Potential to place out of initial developmental Math, Reading, and/or Writing course(s) by taking a second placement examination at the end of the program;
  • Get a jump start on your academic career with the opportunity to earn 3 college credits, paid for by STP*, that can be used towards fulfilling graduation requirements;
  • Experience workshops aimed toward improving your Math, Reading, and Writing skills;
  • Work with facilitators, administrators, and Student Success Coaches to learn how to navigate college life successfully;
  • Work with facilitators, administrators, and Student Success Coaches to explore academic opportunities and different careers at Northeastern;
  • Meet other new students before the fall semester begins and become acquainted with the University and surrounding community;
  • Lunch will be provided.
    • * Please note that participants will need to pay for travel expenses and course materials.


      To prepare first-year admitted students for Northeastern Illinois University college level coursework for the fall semester and a successful academic and social transition, in order to enhance student success and increase degree attainment.

      ***Click here to submit your application to the STP program***

      Contact Us

      If you need more information about STP contact us at:

      Summer Transition Program
      5500 N. St. Louis Ave
      Sachs Administration Building-5th floor
      Chicago, Illinois 60625

      Monday-Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
      Phone: 773-442-4244.