North Central College - Naperville, IL

Student Opportunities

Extra-curricular and professional activities that will enrich your urban and suburban studies education.

Learn more about suburban and city issues when you

  • Enroll in the Chicago Term, which involves commuting to Chicago via the Metra train for two days a week for two courses, SOA 494 Chicago Field Study and USS 300 Urban and Suburban Studies. You’ll examine the culture of Chicago’s metropolitan region and research relevant urban topics with faculty guidance. A Chicago-based internship is optional but recommended.
  • Complete other internships and community service projects in either an urban or suburban setting.
  • Pursue international and intercultural experiences through the College’s Study Abroad programs.