Open houses and campus visits help students pick the right school

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Local universities and colleges offer a variety of open house and/or campus visit events throughout the year. If you’re unable to visit during a scheduled event arrange a personal visit through the admissions office. Below are upcoming events at schools found in this education guide.
Adler School of Professional Psychology: Upcoming information sessions include one from 10 a.m. to noon May 3 and an open house from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 12. The campus is at 17 N. Dearborn, Chicago. Call (312) 662-4000 or visit
Benedictine University: The summer open house takes place from noon to 3 p.m. June 13. Or students can arrange one-on-one tours of the campus with an admissions counselor by calling 24 hours in advance of the visit. BenU is at 5700 College Rd. in Lisle. Call (630) 829-6300 or visit
Indiana University Northwest: Regularly scheduled walking tours take place at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. Fridays. IUN is at 3400 Broadway in Gary, Ind.; call (888) 968-7486 or visit
Kendall College: Prospective students can arrange a personal visit through admissions. Kendall is at 900 N. Branch, Chicago. Call (888) 905-3632 or visit
Purdue University Calumet: Prospective students can arrange a personal visit through admissions. PUC is at 2200 169th St., Hammond, Ind. Call (800) 447-8738 or visit
South Suburban College: Call admissions to arrange a campus visit at 15800 S. State St., South Holland; (708) 210-5718 or visit
Westwood College: With four campuses in the Chicago area, Westwood offers programs in technology, design, business, criminal justice, health care and industrial services. Take a virtual tour at or call (800) 281-2978 for more information.