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 as of August 1st, 2021.
  • Learn more about each visit option or explore dates available through our online events registration page. When you find the right option, create an account and 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 Wednesday at 5pm and 6pm.  Use Event Category of "Individual Weeknight Transfer Visit" when registering below.  

To view visit dates and times, schedule your visit, and learn more about the safety measures we've put in place, please click the yellow button below.

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Saturday Visits

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


Summer Evening Visit Programs

Join us to hear an admission presentation followed by a walking tour of our beautiful campus with a current student.  This event will be a small group format and capacity is limited.

Tuesday, August 10th    5:15pm (Register)

Transfer Info Sessions

Get the essentials on transferring to North Central College. Learn about the transfer admission and financial aid timelines, transfer scholarship opportunities, and the transfer-ability of credit. Tour campus, meet your admission counselor and more.

Friday, August 6th 9:45am-12:00pm CT (Register)

Virtual Options

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. Explore the videos at your leisure or join us live on the following dates for a live welcome and chat with admission counselors and current students: 6:30pm CST on May 19th, June 24th, July 14th, August 26th.

Virtual Admitted Student Open House

Picture yourself at North Central and join us for an online event just for Admitted Students! Learn what your next steps are in the process, hear from current students, and most importantly, discover how you can become officially Cardinal Bound. Explore the videos at your leisure or join us April 29 at 3:00 p.m. CST to chat live with counselors and current students. Click the button below for additional details.

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Virtual Campus Tour

Residence Hall Virtual Tours

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Campus Photo Gallery

Exceed Your Personal Best

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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!

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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!

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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.

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Getting here

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

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

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

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

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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. 

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