Future Students

Information Sessions


Pre-admission advising is available by appointment in both the Waukegan and Grayslake facilities. Email Hilary Ward Schnadt, phone (847) 665-4000, for more information.

Several of our member institutions have offices in the University Center’s Grayslake facility and hold regular office hours and schedule individual advising appointments.  You will find information about such services on their own webpage within the University Center website.  You may click on “Participating Universities” (above) for a drop-down list of our member schools that will take you to any of the member institution pages.

On this Information Session page, you will find listings of specific events being held to enable future students to learn more about program offerings.  It is updated frequently, so please bookmark it or plan to visit again.

The University Center

University Center Open House

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

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 6 to 8 pm
Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 6 to 8 pm
Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm

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.


North Park University

Leslie Bertholdt (lbertholdt@northpark.edu), North Park’s admission rep for its BA completion program will be at the University Center on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month.  Leslie is available from 8:30am – 6pm.  You are welcome to drop by to chat about completing your bachelor’s degree with majors in Business Administration, Counseling Psychology, Criminal Justice, or Non Profit Management. If you bring your transcripts, you’ll receive an immediate admissions decision.  See you on Thursday!

North Park’s School for Business and Nonprofit Management regularly holds information sessions at the Grayslake facility and will also be happy to arrange a personal appointment at a time and place of your choosing. 

Spring 2016 Grayslake Information Sessions:

Wednesday, June 1, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.—-Room 211A

For more information, or to arrange a personal appointment, please contact Professor Ken Schaefle at (773) 244-5761 or email kschaefle@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.

Northeastern Illinois University

Would you like to learn more about Northeastern’s Political Science major?  Here’s a brief multimedia presentation describing the Political Science program.


Visit our “Paying for College” page to learn more about a scholarship NEIU offers for CLC students who transfer to the Accounting, Political Science, and Psychology programs offered at the University Center.


The NEIU Transfer Center at the University Center is located in Room 220B.  As of March 14, 2016, NEIU Coordinator of Transfer Enrollment Sakeenah Adam is available to meet with prospective students at the University Center on Thursdays from 10 am to 6 pm.  Starting June 8th, 2016, those weekly office hours will change to Wednesdays from 11 am to 7 pm in office 220B.
Please call or email her to set up an appointment:
At the University Center: (847) 665-4173.
On the Main Campus:  (773) 442-4076



Dominican University

Ellen Belluomini and Sheila Yousuf-Abramson from the Graduate School of Social Work are regularly at the University Center on Tuesdays.  They will be available to see students on a walk-in basis.  However, those who wish to schedule an appointment may do so by phone or email.  Call (847) 668-4357 or email ebelluomini@dom.edu for Ellen Belluomini.  Call (708) 714-9321 or email syousufabramson@dom.edu for Sheila Yousuf-Abramson.

Students may also contact Assistant Dean Kathy Clyburn to schedule an appointment to meet in Grayslake on Wednesdays by calling (708) 771-5298 or emailing kclyburn@dom.edu.

Dominican’s Graduate School of Social Work will host an information session about the MSW program:

Wednesday, July 13, 6-8 in room 112

National Louis University

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

Thursday, May 26 from 4:30 - 6 pm in Room 133

To RSVP, email Wendy Gaeding.

Eastern Illinois University

Eastern IL University will host an information session to discuss the degrees that they offer through the University Center:

Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 5 - 6:30 pm in Room 121

Elmhurst College

On July 13, Elmhurst will hold an information session about the MS in Supply Chain Management.  It will include Dr. Gary Wilson discussing program requirements as well as admissions staff who can describe the admissions process. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016   6:30 - 7:30 pm, Room 131

To reserve a space, contact the Office of Adult and Graduate Admission at Elmhurst College by calling (630) 617-3300 or emailing oaga@elmhurst.edu.