Open houses Colleges welcome prospective students to visit campus

Northeastern Illinois University: You are invited to Northeastern Illinois University’s Spring 2014 Open House on Thursday, March 6 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Explore all the opportunities that Northeastern has to offer both undergraduate and graduate students. You’ll learn about our majors and programs in the arts and sciences, education, and business, meet with a financial aid advisor, visit with faculty and staff, and take a tour of our beautiful 67-acre main campus located in a residential neighborhood at 5500 N St Louis Ave. You’ll also find out more about student clubs and organizations, and opportunities to develop your leadership skills. Register for the open house at or call 773-583-4050.

East-West University: Tours of the EWU campus at 816 S. Michigan are typically available Monday-Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please check for availability by calling 877-398-9376 (toll free) or contact us online. Group tours are also available and may include:

A dynamic presentation on academic departments, future careers, and college funding options.

An EWU student panel with time for questions

Hands-on lab experience in a variety of disciplines

A tour of our campus

To get the most out of your visit, please give us three weeks to coordinate your campus appointments. Call 1-877-398-9376 (toll free) or contact us online at

National Louis University: The university has five campuses in the Chicago area, with a downtown campus and suburban sites in Elgin, Lisle, Skokie and Wheeling. Call (888) 658-8632 for general and visit information. To schedule a student-led tour of the historically rich downtown campus at 122 S. Michigan, visit

Governors State University: Prospective students are encouraged to schedule a visit two to three weeks in advance. Tours include a walk through the campus, a visit with a representative of a particular department upon request and information about degree programs. To schedule a visit, email The school is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park; (708) 534-5000.

University of Illinois at Chicago: Interested students are invited to tour the campus at 1200 West Harrison St. on special open house dates, schedule tour appointments or take a self-guided tour. Offered most weekdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m., the first year information program is approximately two hours long. Each program begins with a presentation by the Admissions Office and then guests have the opportunity to interact with current University students during a student panel, take a student-led walking tour of campus, and visit a University Residence Hall. Visit

Purdue University—Calumet: The campus at 2200 169th St., Hammond, Ind., will host an open house on Saturday, April 12 at Alumni Hall – Student Union Library. The day will include an overview of the university, a tour of academic departments, transfer student sessions, opportunities to meet with academic advisers and information on how to apply for admission. Reservations are requested by calling 219-989-2213 or visiting

Northwestern University: Our 45-minute information session, led by an admission director, provides an overview of the University and its six undergraduate schools, student life, and the application process and financial aid, with time for a question/answer session at the end. Most visitors pair their information session with a campus tour. Student-led tours depart from our building immediately following information sessions, weather permitting.

Prospective students at the 1801 Hinman Ave., Evanston, campus may also visit a class or schedule an overnight visit. Reservations for all types of tours are available online at

South Suburban College: Call the Office of Admissions at (708) 210-5718 and request to visit the campus. You will be transferred to one of our recruiters who will arrange a convenient time for your visit, and work out the necessary details. South Suburban is a community college located at 15800 State St., South Holland. Check out