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Welcome to Northeastern Illinois University!

We are thrilled you have decided to join this amazing community!

As a transfer student, it is important you attend an orientation session. We realize you are equipped to handle college, however, it is crucial you have an understanding of Northeastern's expectations, policies and services. Your orientation will focus on:

  • financial aid
  • academic requirements
  • a campus tour, and
  • the opportunity to meet with Northeastern faculty, staff, and students.  

We are determined to see you succeed and assist you in finding your niche at Northeastern. We are here to assist you with all your transitional needs.

Orientation Day

Orientation check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends approximately around 2:00 p.m.  Note that some are set to begin at 1:00 p.m.  Please plan to be present for the full day.

Once you register for orientation, a non-refundable transfer orientation fee of $63 will be added to your Northeastern account.

Register for Orientation

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