Campus visits provide glimpse of college life

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: Meet and greet sessions are scheduled for 2 p.m. every Friday and an open house is planned for 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 25. The campus is at 17 N. Dearborn, Chicago. Call (312) 662-4000 or visit

adler.edu

.

Brown Mackie College: With campuses in Michigan City, South Bend and Merrillville, Ind., this school offers career-oriented programs. To arrange a visit, call (219) 877-3100 for Michigan City (1001 E. U.S. 20), (574) 237-0774 for South Bend (3454 Douglas Road) or (219) 769-3321 for Merrillville (1000 E. 80th Place, Suite 205S) or visit

brownmackie.edu

.

Chamberlain College of Nursing: This national health care institution has two local campuses: one in Addison (1221 N. Swift; 888-556-8226) and one in Chicago (3300 N. Campbell Ave; 888-556-8226). Both offer open houses from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and Oct. 3. Visit

chamberlain.edu

for more information.

Elmhurst College: Two group information sessions are scheduled for 9 a.m. Aug. 11 and Sept. 8 at 190 Prospect Ave. in Elmhurst. Call (630) 279-4100 or visit

Elmhurst.edu

.

Rosalind Franklin University: For more information about campus visits at 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, contact (847) 578-3000 or visit

rosalindfranklin.edu

.

Governors State University: Call (708) 534-5000 to arrange a visit at 1 University Parkway, University Park or visit

govst.edu

.

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

iun.edu

.

Lewis University: Campus visit days run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Nov. 10 and Dec. 1. Register online at

lewisu.edu

or call (815) 836-5250. Lewis is at 1 University Parkway in Romeoville.

National Louis University: NLU has five campuses in the Chicago area. Open houses are offered, so check

nlu.edu/info

for upcoming campus visit events or call (855) 658-4636 for more information.

North Central College: The next information session for graduate students is at 5 p.m. Aug. 13; it includes a campus tour. Call (630) 637-5840 to register. The next information session for undergraduates begins at 5 p.m. Aug. 20 and includes a walking tour and ice cream social. NCC is at 30 N. Brainard St. in Naperville. Call (630) 637-5800 for visit

northcentralcollege.edu

for more information.

Northwestern College: NC offers campus visits at all three local locations (7725 S. Harlem, Bridgeview; 4811 N. Milwaukee, Chicago; 1809 N. Mill St., Naperville). Call (888) 205-2283 or visit

northwesterncollege.edu

.

Purdue University Calumet: PUC will host an open house at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 10 in Alumni Hall. Tours are offered on Wednesdays and Fridays or prospective students can arrange a personal visit through admissions. PUC is at 2200 169th St., Hammond, Ind. Call (800) 447-8738 or visit

purduecal.edu

.

University of St. Francis: Adult, transfer and graduate student open houses are offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10 and Feb. 2. Campus visit days for high school students run from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 and Nov. 18, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16. Campus preview days are offered at 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Prospective students also can arrange a personal visit by calling (800) 735-7500. USF is at 500 Wilcox St. in Joliet. Visit

stfrancis.edu

for more information.

Viterbo University: Upcoming visit days are scheduled for Oct. 12, 13, 18 and 26, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 at 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wis. Call (800) 848-3726 or visit

viterbo.edu

.