Articulation Information

Illinois Articulation Initiative

Northeastern Illinois University is a participant in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI), a statewide agreement that allows transfer of the completed Illinois General Education Core Curriculum between participating institutions. Please refer to the university catalog for further information.

Northeastern Articulation Guides

Articulation Guides provide information to help students begin planning for transfer. The guides on this site are not a contract or guarantee of transferability.

Transfer of College Credit

Beginning with admission to the Fall 1993 semester, students graduating with an approved ICCB (Illinois Community College Board) Model A.A. or A.S. degree prior to transferring will be granted junior standing and will have fulfilled Northeastern Illinois University's General Education requirements.

Community College Work

A maximum of 60 semester hours will be accepted in transfer from a community college and used toward graduation. Students who have completed more than 60 hours at a community college will only have 60 hours reflected on the Northeastern transcript.

Senior College Work

A maximum of 90 semester hours is counted toward graduation. Students who have completed more than 90 hours will only have 90 hours reflected on the Northeastern transcript.

For more information on any of the above, please refer to the university catalog.

Transfer Advising

  • If you are currently enrolled in classes at another institution, please bring a list of course titles and course numbers or an unofficial transcript to your advisor meeting.
  • If you are transferring less than 60 credit hours or are undecided as to your major, you should meet with an advisor in the Academic Advisement Center, LWH 0027.
  • If you have earned an A.A. or an A.S. degree and have already decided upon your major, we urge you to meet with an advisor in your intended major department as listed below.

Program Advisors

College of Education - Contact Santiago Tapia, Pre-Major Advisor, at 773-442-5473 or

College of Business and Management - Click here for a list of Program Advisors. To make an appointment, call (773) 442-6111 or email

College of Arts and Sciences - Please contact individual academic departments for advising information.