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. Often there are free workshops to attend during the event. XLC does a live broadcast from the Open Houses and brings their cash machine. The University Center staff also attend to provide pre-admission advising. Our next open house will be:
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm
University Center Web-based Open House for Undergraduate Business Programs
On January 17, 2018 we’ll be trying out an online “open house” that will feature the undergraduate degree-completion programs in business that are offered through the University Center. Watch this space for more details about how to register for this event.
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 and will also be happy to arrange a personal appointment at a time and place of your choosing.
Winter information sessions:
• Monday, December 11th 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.—-Room 211A
• Tuesday, January 9th 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.—-Room 211A
• Monday, February 19th 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.—-Room 211A
For more information, to RSVP for one of those information sessions, or to arrange a personal appointment, please contact Beth Emperor at (773) 244-5761 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Park’s School of Professional Studies also 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 email@example.com.
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
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 Coordinator of Transfer Enrollment Christy Shepherd is available to meet with prospective undergraduate students at the University Center.
Please call her on the main campus or email her to set up an appointment:
At the University Center: (847) 665-4173.
On the Main Campus: (773) 442-4145
She is usually at the University Center on Mondays.
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
• Workforce Education and Development
Master Degree Programs:
• Master of Science in Education (Workforce Education and Development)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for Carina Santa Maria. Call (708) 714-9321 or email email@example.com for Sheila Yousuf-Abramson.
Dominican University’s School of Social Work will hold information sessions about the MSW they offer through the University Center:
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 6 - 7 pm in Room 121