All campus visits are currently suspended in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. We anticipate offering visit opportunities again mid-May and encourage you to check back with us. For more information on the College's response to COVID-19, please find campus updates and a helpful FAQ section at info.northcentralcollege.edu.
Our First-Generation Visit Days are campus visit opportunities designed specifically with prospective first-generation college students in mind. First-generation students are defined as neither parent having a four-year college degree. It's with excitement and great pride that we welcome more than 40% of students to North Central as first-generation college students!
Experience Cardinal First
These programs allow you to experience how North Central's award winning Cardinal First program mentors and supports first-generation college students throughout your entire college career. The event includes a presentation on the Cardinal First program, lunch with current first-gen students and a walking tour of our campus led by a first-gen student tour guide.
Not only will you meet many other first-gen students at North Central through Cardinal First, you will also engage with 125 faculty and staff who were first-generation college students themselves. We encourage you to reach out to them for guidance and learn from their experiences.
12:45 p.m. - Arrive, Check-in
1:00 p.m. - Welcome & Presentation
1:20 p.m. - Observe Cardinal First "Penultimate" & Lunch
2:20 p.m. - Meet a current Cardinal First mentor
2:45 p.m. - Walking Campus Tour led by current first-gen student
4:00 p.m. - Program Concludes
Group visits are available, too! High school counselors and teachers interested in bringing a group of first-generation students to campus for a visit should contact the Office of Admission at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the name of your high school, the date you are requesting to visit and the anticipated size of your group in your email message. Our Campus Visit Team will promptly get in touch with you regarding your request. Group visits will include a panel discussion with some of our current first-generation students and the opportunity for your students to meet one of our professors who is also first-gen.
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