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:

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018

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

Learn more about the BA in Human Resource Development program.


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.



The NEIU Transfer Center at the University Center is located in Room 220B.  NEIU Director for Transfer & Retention Tom Bisogni is available to meet with prospective undergraduate students at the University Center by appointment.
Please call him on the main campus or email him to set up an appointment:
At the University Center: (847) 665-4173.
On the Main Campus:  (773) 442-4022

Prospective graduate students should use the contact information found here:  http://ucenter.org/pdfs/degrees/2017_NEIU_MA_EdL(SchlLdrshp).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)

SIUC will host an information session for prospective students interested in becoming licensed as a teacher of elementary education or special education:

Thursday, May 31 from 5 - 6 pm in Room 122

Dominican University

Carina Santa Maria and Sheila Yousuf-Abramson from the Graduate School of Social Work are regularly at the University Center.  Those who wish to schedule an appointment may do so by phone or email.  Call (708) 714-9309 or email chomann@dom.edu for Carina Santa Maria.  Call (708) 714-9321 or email syousufabramson@dom.edu for Sheila Yousuf-Abramson.