Campus Visit Days

Our Campus Visit Days are the perfect introduction to North Central. Meet current students, staff, and professors who will answer your questions about opportunities at NCC and next steps. You will receive a guided walking tour where we will show you as much of campus as possible during the time we have together. We want you to leave feeling inspired and excited to continue your college search, regardless of whether it leads you to North Central. If you’re seeking a more personalized look at NCC, we recommend the applied individual visit or prospect small group visit.

Monday, June 24 
Saturday, July 13 
Friday, August 2

Registration coming soon!

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Your Visit Day Overview

Here, you can review all the information covered in your last visit day, including majors and programs, financial aid and scholarships, and next steps on your path to becoming a Cardinal. You can also share your thoughts and feedback that will shape future visit days!

Welcome to North Central presentation 
Fun facts, resources, and your Agenda
Visit Day Survey

Admission counselor

Admitted Student Day

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 here at North Central. Learn more!

Friday, March 22 - Register

Friday, April 19 - Register

Honors Program Experience

Friday, March 22

Following Admitted Student Day, come experience North Central's Honors Program from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Honors Program is a prestigious opportunity for motivated NCC students to expand their learning beyond the traditional classroom. Meet our expert faculty, participate in a mock class on honors topics, hear from current honors students, and ask questions during our Q&A. 

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Transfer Information Sessions

North Central is proud to be a leading destination for transfer students. Join us to learn how we support you from inquiry to graduation and beyond. Use the event categories of Transfer Info Session for weekday programs and Saturday Visit when searching weekend opportunities.

Transfer Student Network

Individual Visits for Current Applicants

This on-campus visit opportunity is designed for students who are applicants for admission. Whether you have just applied, are already admitted or have made plans to enroll, we welcome you to schedule a personalized visit with us.

Individual visits include a 60-70 minute walking campus tour with a current student and a one-on-one meeting with an Admission Counselor. Please note, counselor meetings are typically 30 minutes for incoming first-year students and an hour for incoming transfers if you'd like a transcript evaluation. We have start times between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. every weekday. Use Event Category of "Individual Campus Visit" when registering below.

We also offer Individual Weeknight Transfer Visits during the academic year on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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Prospect Small Group Visits

Haven’t applied for admission yet? This week-day campus visit option is for you! Prospect Small Group Visits allow you to get all the information you need to take your next steps with North Central and envision yourself as a Cardinal, all while having the opportunity to chat with other prospective students and families.

We encourage first-years, sophomores, and juniors in high school to join us March 25–April 5 for our spring break visit dates. Please note that the College will be closed for the holiday on Friday, March 29.

These visits feature a 30 minute presentation from an admission counselor and  include a 60-70 minute walking campus tour with a current student. Please note, transcript evaluations may also be included for prospective transfer students if time allows after tour and depending on counselor availability. We have start times at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. every weekday. Use Event Category of "Prospect Small Group Visit" when registering below.

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School Group Visits

Are you a high school teacher, high school counselor, or community college counselor? We offer group visits that are tailored to the interests of your students. Please bring 1 chaperone for every 10 students; we recommend a maximum of 40 students. Priority is given to high school students with sophomore standing and beyond.

Campus tour

Saturday Visits

First-Years: Hear an admission presentation from a First-Year Admission Counselor in a small group setting before a walking tour of our beautiful campus with a current student. 

Transfers: Hear an admission presentation from a Transfer Admission Counselor in a small group setting before a walking tour of our beautiful campus with a current student. 

Click "Register" below and use Event Category of "Saturday Visit" when registering to see more options.  

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.  

  • 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 

Virtual Options

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Virtual Campus Tour

Residence Hall Virtual Tours

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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!

students on campus

Campus Photo Gallery

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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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