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.
We're currently offering in-person individualized visits. This on-campus visit opportunity includes a 45-minute 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). 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.
Incoming 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. Maximum of 3 families per time slot. Search by Event Category and select Saturday Small Group Visit to see options. Then create an account or enter your email and password if you already have an account to complete registration.
Incoming Transfers: Select Saturdays are available to meet individually with a transfer counselor before taking an individualized campus tour with a current student of our beautiful campus. Search by Event Category and select Individual Campus Visit. Then search by the Saturday date you are looking for.
Congratulations on your decision to attend North Central College! Drop by our office to pay your deposit before the May 1 deadline and pick up your complimentary yard sign and NC *swag-bag to celebrate that you're #CardinalBound! (*while our supplies last)
Want another look at the Science Center? Tour of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship? Tour guides are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for students who want one last look before deciding to attend North Central. (If you would like a full campus tour, please register for a Saturday Visit or Individual Visit above.)
Drop-in Hours for Admitted Students: We kindly ask that you call ahead at 630-637-5800 so we can prepare for your arrival.
8:30am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday
8:30am to 2:00pm Saturdays
Register now for your link to our virtual platform featuring dozens of videos and other virtual items 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 program date and time for a live welcome and chat with admission counselors. Offered April 2 at 10:00 a.m. CT.
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, chat live with our admission team and most importantly, discover how you can become officially Cardinal Bound. Join us April 29 at 3:00 p.m. CT. Click the button below for additional details.
Learn more about each visit option below 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.)
Our most popular visit option for high school students, this program offers admission and financial aid presentations, a campus tour with a current student, a student life fair, lunch on campus and more.
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.
Experience athletics at North Central. Complimentary tickets will be provided to you and your family to attend the many sporting events taking place on campus this day. Pep Band, Dance Team and Cheer opportunities also included.
Note: This event is designed for prospective and/or admitted freshman and transfer students.
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.