We have gathered some useful information to help you get situated in Chicago, Illinois. Please read our Pre-arrival Guide to help you apply for your visa, travel checklist, housing guide, information about campus, and the immunization policy.  

This is also provided in your orientation email.  

Please fill the Pre-Arrival pickup request form if you have no transport facility. 

(Note: Pickups are ONLY scheduled for Aug 20th & 21st 2019) 

Student Housing 

Northeastern Illinois University has a residential hall with in the campus. It is a state - of - the art facility, with a 24-access gym, laundry, gaming, study rooms and extracurricular events.  

Experience university life in student housing at The Nest. Check out the floor plans, amenities, gallery and other information The Nest has to offer. There is also a virtual tour and you can apply online. 

Lease your room today! 

Housing Outside the University 

At this moment we do not have support service to help you look for housing outside the University. We recommend staying at The Nest. If you wish to stay outside of the University you can look for apartments within the 60625 or 60659 zip code. There are apartments that are studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, 3 bedrooms, or house. You may be able to find roommates who can share the apartment. Another option is going through Homestay with friends/family.