Exclusively for Admitted Students

North Central is an exceptional place to live and learn – it’s also a place where you’re empowered by distinctive programs, unique experiences and endless opportunities to push past what you thought was possible. Our Cardinal community will provide the resources and support you need to build a successful future.

We invite you to come as you are, and we’re committed to helping you become all that you want to be. Attend an Admitted Student Day to experience the Cardinal difference first-hand. We’ll show you all the ways you’ll achieve, explore and grow – but most importantly, the reasons why you belong.

2022 and 2023 Dates Coming Soon



Previous year's itinerary -

Starting location: Merner Fieldhouse, 450 S. Brainard Street in Naperville

11:30 a.m. - Early Check-In (optional) - Complimentary lunch at Kaufman Dining Hall 
12:00 p.m. - Check-In
12:30 p.m. - Welcome Address

12:45 p.m. - Walk to session locations in Wentz Science Center

1:00-1:30 p.m. - Session A (choose one)

Campus Tour
Parent & Alumni Engagement
Financial Aid 
What's Next: Orientation & Student Life

1:40-2:10 p.m. - Session B (choose one)
Campus Tour
Parent & Alumni Engagement
Financial Aid 
Residence Life 

2:20-2:50 p.m. - Session C (choose one)
Campus Tour
Financial Aid 
What's Next: Orientation & Student Life
Residence Life 

3:00 p.m. - Resource Fair & Trolley Tours of Downtown Naperville (Merner Fieldhouse)
Meet Our Faculty
Reps from various campus departments will be present, including:
 -Career Development
 -Honors Program
 -Campus Dining
 -Campus Safety
 -Education Abroad
 -Student Involvement
 -Cardinal First, first generation student programming
 -WONC, FM 89.1

3:45 p.m. - Program Concludes


You Belong

This is your chance to picture yourself as a member of North Central's incoming class! Receive some complimentary NC swag, explore our campus community, and get your questions answered at this event exclusively for admitted students. Plus, pay your tuition deposit and receive a one-of-a-kind North Central College gift!


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