Future Students

Information Sessions


Pre-admission advising is available by appointment in both the Waukegan and Grayslake facilities. Email Nora Mena, or phone (847) 665-4014, for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Several of our member institutions have offices in the University Center’s Grayslake facility and hold regular office hours and schedule individual advising appointments.  Member institutions also schedule information sessions at which they discuss the programs they offer through the University Center.  Check below for details from specific member institutions.  This page is updated frequently, so please bookmark it or plan to visit again.

The University Center

University Center Open House

The University Center hosts free education fairs to provide information to prospective students about University Center offerings. They take place in the Multi-Purpose Room of our Grayslake facility. Each event showcases the University Center’s undergraduate and graduate and professional development programs and provides the opportunity to meet with representatives from the member schools who can discuss their programs in depth. The University Center staff also attend to provide pre-admission advising. Our next open house will be:

Thursday, November 1, 2018
April 11, 2019

In the Local Community

The University Center staffs tables at a variety of local community events, local employers, and the College of Lake County.  Most of these events are open to the public, although those held at worksites are usually open only to staff of that employer.  Find out where and when University Center will be out in the community by visiting our Outreach Events page.


Northeastern Illinois University

Visit our “Paying for College” page to learn more about a scholarship NEIU offers for CLC students who transfer to the Psychology program offered at the University Center.


Learn more about the BA in Human Resource Development program.



The NEIU Transfer Center at the University Center is located in Room 101A.  NEIU Transfer Coordinator Patricia Rodriguez is available to meet with prospective undergraduate students at the University Center or by phone or Skype. She is usually at the University Center on Tuesdays from 9 - 5.
Please call her on the main campus or email her to set up an appointment:
At the University Center: (847) 665-4107
On the Main Campus:  (773) 442-4139

Prospective graduate students should use the contact information found here:  http://ucenter.org/pdfs/degrees/2018_NEIU_MA_EdLdrshp.pdf


Southern Illinois University Carbondale


The Southern Illinois University Carbondale office at the University Center is located in Room 122A.  SIU personnel are available and ready to meet with prospective students at the University Center Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm.
Please call or email SIU to schedule an appointment:

Bachelor Degree Programs: 
• Elementary Education
• Electrical Engineering Technology
• Electronic Systems Technologies
• Health Care Management
• Hospitality and Tourism
• Industrial Management and Applied Engineering
• Public Safety Management
• Special Education
• Technical Resource Management
• Workforce Education and Development

Master Degree Programs: 
• Master of Science in Education (Workforce Education and Development)

Want to learn more about the B.S. in Industrial Management and Applied Engineering?  Attend an info session on Saturday, November 3 from 10 - 11 am in Room 111A.  For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)or call (888) 536-4112.

Dominican University

Director of Field Education Sheila Yousuf-Abramson from the Graduate School of Social Work will be in residence regularly at the University Center.  Those who wish to schedule an appointment may do so by phone or email.  Call (708) 714-9321 or email syousufabramson@dom.edu.


North Park University


North Park’s School of Professional Studies regularly holds information sessions at the Grayslake facility and will also be happy to arrange a personal appointment. 

For more information, or to arrange a personal appointment, please contact Jose-Jose Palma at (773) 244-4577 or admissions-sps@northpark.edu.

Please check North Park’s own website www.northpark.edu for other information sessions that North Park may be holding on its main campus or other Chicago area locations.

North Park’s School of Business & Nonprofit Management will also host information sessions about the graduate degrees they offer through the University Center:

Thursday, November 29 from 6 - 7 pm, Rm 132

Eastern Illinois University


Eastern IL University will host an information session to discuss the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree that they offer through the University Center:

Wednesday, December 5, from 5:30 - 7 pm in Room 131

The application fee will be waived for all attendees.  Contact Jackie Janesku for more information or to RSVP via (217) 549-3347 or (800) 446-8918 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

National Louis University

National Louis University will hold information sessions about the programs that they offer through the University Center:

Thursday, November 29 from 4:30 - 5:30 and from 5:30 - 6:30 pm in Room 131

Attend either session to learn more about NLU’s

    Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education

which has just been added to the University Center program array.

To RSVP, email Wendy Gaeding.