Visit Days

Join us for on these Visit Days when most High Schools do not have school.  We invite you to join us to learn all about NC and tour campus with a current student.  These are great opportunities to get a first introduction to the school in-person!

Monday, Feb. 21st, 2022 - Register

Ask Me Anything: Understanding Your Award Letter

Do you have questions about your Award Letter? "What do I actually owe?", "How does my scholarship work?", "What is a grant?"

Join us over zoom to learn how to understand your Financial Award package.  Bilingual representatives will be present as well to answer all of your financial aid questions.

Wednesday, January 19th 2022 at 7:00pm

Schedule your visit today!

One of the best ways to determine whether North Central College is the right fit for you is to visit. Whether you’re an admitted student looking to discuss questions surrounding your final decision, an applicant with questions about completing your application, or a prospective student just starting your college search, our counselors are ready to assist you and your family.  We have limited in-person options and several virtual options.

  • Masks are required indoors for all individuals regardless of vaccination status.

  • Learn more about each visit option or explore dates available through our online events registration page. When you find the right option, submit your registration (we recommend searching by "Event Category" to view various options.)

  • Non-degree and graduate degree-seeking students should set up a visit with Graduate and Professional Studies 

  • If you are looking to schedule a group visit, please contact our Visit Coordinator at 630-637-5810.

Individual Visits

This on-campus visit opportunity includes an hour long walking campus tour with a current student and a meeting with an Admission Counselor (30 minutes for incoming freshman and 1 hour for incoming transfers if you'd like a transcript evaluation).  We have start times between 9am and 2:30pm every weekday. Use Event Category of "Individual Campus Visit" when registering below.

We also offer Individual Weeknight Transfer Visits on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 5pm and 6pm.  Use Event Category of "Individual Weeknight Transfer Visit" when registering below.  

two students studying outside on central campus

Saturday Visits

Freshmen: Hear an admission presentation in a small and socially distanced group setting before meeting your very own current student tour guide for a walking tour of our beautiful campus.  Start times of 9am, 10am, 11am, and Noon. 

Transfers: Individual appointments are available at 9am, 10am, 11am, and Noon on these Saturdays: Feb. 12th, Apr. 30th, May 7th

Use Event Category of "Saturday Visit" when registering to see options.  

Transfer Info Session

We are proud to be a leading destination for transfer students.  Join us to learn how we support you from inquiry to graduation and beyond.

Saturday, March 19th at 9:45am

First-Generation Visit Programs

This is a Visit Program designed for first-generation college students (defined as neither parent having a four-year college degree) to experience how North Central's Cardinal First program mentors and supports first-generation college students throughout their college experience. The day includes a presentation about the Cardinal First program followed by lunch with current first-gen students, observation of the Cardinal First workshop, and concluding with a tour of our campus led by a first-gen student tour guide.

Wed, Jan. 19th 12:45pm - Register Here
Wed, Feb. 16th 12:45pm - Register Here
Wed, Mar. 16th 12:45pm - Register Here
Wed, Apr. 20th  12:45pm - Register Here

Virtual Options

Students walking on campus

Virtual Campus Tour

Virtual Open House Visit Days

Register now for your link to our virtual platform featuring dozens of videos about admission, financial aid, virtual tours, and more to help you learn more about who North Central is and what we can offer you as a student. 

Residence Hall Virtual Tours

students on campus

Campus Photo Gallery

Exceed Your Personal Best

students walking on campus

Individualized Virtual Visits for Freshman Students

Prospective freshman students can connect with an admission counselor to get specific questions answered through an individualized virtual visit or phone call!

student sitting on campus

Individualized Virtual Visits for Transfer Students

Prospective transfer students can connect with their transfer counselor to get specific questions answered through an individualized virtual visit or phone call!

illustration on campus

Planning your visit

From directions to lodging deals to local dining suggestions, we have the resources to make your visit to North Central fun, educational and affordable.

students riding the metra train

Getting here

By plane, train or car, here’s how to find North Central. View our campus map

hotel in naperville


We have an agreement with several Naperville hotels to ensure you get a great deal when you visit.

students in downtown naperville


Our campus is only part of the story. There’s so much to explore off campus as well.

millennium park chicago


See Chicago for the first time or from a whole new perspective. It's a short train ride away.

Connect with us on social using #VisitNorthCentralCollege

Apply to North Central College

Finding the right college is a big job. After all, you're only looking for that special place offering the skills and confidence to take on the world. You could use a hand. That's why we're here - to help you manage this life decision. 

students walking on campus