North Central College - Naperville, IL

Freshman Students

What does it mean to “be central”? If you ask that question around our campus, you’ll hear lots of different answers. But it boils down to this:

At North Central College you’ll find a supportive community where everyone shares an interest in your success. It’s a place where you have the chance to grow, learn and put your classroom learning into real-life action. North Central College will prepare you to take a central role in work and society and make a positive impact anywhere you go.

North Central College offers:

  • A wide array of majors, minors and programs for you to study.
  • More than 60 student clubs and organizations for you to make friends, explore interests and develop leadership skills.
  • NCAA Division III varsity athletics, complemented by robust intramural and wellness programs.
  • A great location in downtown Naperville, Illinois, with a hometown feel, trendy dining and shopping, plus easy access to Chicago via the Metra train station a few blocks from campus.

Ready to be central? Explore the links to find out more—then contact us to arrange a personalized visit to campus and see for yourself.

News

Aileen Morrissey ’07
North Central College alumna has worked for some of the world’s best-known, highly successful companies, Silicon Valley's Airbnb and Dictionary.com.
North Central’s orientation session helps parents and their college-bound child navigate feelings of excitement and apprehension as they transition to college.
At OWP Pharmaceuticals housed at ConVerge in Naperville, North Central College interns experienced the start-up culture of a social enterprise.

Events

International Students and Roommates Orientation

Sep 2, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Commuter Opening Meeting & Dinner

Sep 7, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Torch Night Kick Off

Sep 7, 7:45 PM - 8:30 PM

Bonfire

Sep 7, 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Rock the Plaza

Sep 11, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM