Future Students

Information Sessions


Pre-admission advising is available by appointment in both the Waukegan and Grayslake facilities. Contact Tonia Baxter, phone (847) 665-4014, 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:

Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 6 to 8 pm
Thursday, July 10, 2015, from 6 to 8 pm
Tuesday, October 27, 2015, from 6 to 8 pm

RSVP here for the Open House.

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

North Park’s School for Business and Nonprofit Management regularly holds information sessions at the Grayslake facility but will be happy to arrange a personal appointment at a time and place of your choosing.  For more information, or to arrange a personal appointment, please contact Professor Ken Schaefle at (773) 244-5761 or email kschaefle@northpark.edu

Fall 2014 Information Sessions
Tuesday, January 6, 6 - 7 pm—Room 211A

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.

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University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois-Chicago is holding two webinars to discuss their online RN to BSN Online Degree Completion Program:

Webinar 1
Tuesday, April 14th
12 to 1 p.m. Central Time

Webinar 2
Tuesday, April 14th
6 to 7 p.m. Central Time

Attend this informative Webinar to:

• Meet the Academic Director of the program
• Meet staff who will assist you throughout the admissions process
• Explore the unique advantages of the UIC online degree completion program
• Learn how to make the most of the online learning environment and what it takes to succeed as an online student

Registration is required to receive event log-in instructions.  Visit https://bsn.scs.uic.edu/webinar/ for further details and to register.

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.  NEIU Coordinator of Transfer Enrollment Sakeenah Adam is available to meet with prospective students at the University Center on Thursdays from 1 to 7 pm.  Please call or email her to set up an appointment:
At the University Center: (847) 665-4173.
On the Main Campus:  (773) 442-4076



NEIU will host a series of transfer information sessions.  Learn about the programs offered through the University Center or about how to transfer to NEIU’s Chicago campus:

03/19/2015 Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Room 121

06/04/2015 Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Room 132

07/09/2015 Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Room 132

08/13/2015 Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Room 132



NEIU will host an information session at the College of Lake County Grayslake Campus:

Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 4 - 6 pm in Room A145

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Dominican University

The Graduate School of Social Work’s Assistant Dean, Kathy Clyburn will be in residence at the University Center on Wednesdays.  She will be found in Dominican’s office in the Student Services area of the Grayslake facility or at (847) 665-4106.  She can be reached at other times to schedule an appointment by calling (708) 771-5298 or by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

There will be an information session for Dominican’s GSSW program on Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 6 - 7 pm in Room 131 of the University Center’s Grayslake facility.

Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University will hold an information session about their Bachelor of General Studies degree program.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 5 to 6:30 pm Room 131

Join them to learn about this flexible program for adult students.

RSVP to chicago@eiu.edu or via 217-549-3347 or 800-446-8918.

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