Chat with a Current Cardinal or a Counselor!

We invite you to connect with current North Central students and staff via our chat platform Unibuddy. Here you can discuss the admission process, explore financial aid opportunities and learn more about life on campus as a Cardinal.

How to Use UniBuddy

UniBuddy is our user-friendly platform that allows you to easily connect directly with current students and admission counselors.

Easy to Follow Steps

  1. Select a current student or admission counselor to chat with
  2. Select "Create Your Account" 
  3. Complete your quick profile
  4. Adjust your "Notification Preferences" under "Settings" to receive replies via email, SMS, or WhatsApp

Response Time

When chatting with a student, most messages will receive a quick response, but some may take up to 24 hours. Staff members reply to questions during working hours Monday-Friday from 8:30-4:30 p.m. CST with a 24-hour response time in most instances.

    Recommended Conversation Topics

    Our current Cardinals love to talk about:

    • Academic major and career goals
    • Housing and dining questions
    • Life as a student-athlete
    • Participating in fine arts and student clubs
    • Exploring Naperville and Chicago

    Our admission counselors love to discuss:

    • Application questions
    • Available financial aid options and scholarships
    • Admission process
    • Visit opportunities
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    Learn more about our financial aid opportunities, living and dining on campus, spending a semester abroad and much more.

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