North Central College - Naperville, IL

Family Schedule

8 to 8:45 a.m. Check-In and Resource Fair

Check in for the day and enjoy a continental breakfast. Various campus offices will have representatives available to answer your questions.

8:45 to 9:00 a.m. Welcome to North Central College

9:05 to 9:40 a.m. Home Away From Home

Residence Life staff discuss roommates and other topics related to living on campus.


Living at Home

Commuter Life staff and students discuss the needs and special opportunities for students who commute to campus.


9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Academic Life and Advising; How the Process Works
Dr. Karl Kelley, director of the First-Year Experience, will provide information about the general education curriculum and the First-Year Experience program.

10:20 - 10:50 a.m. Dollars and Sense

Everything you need to know about student finances

11:00 - 11:50 Student Life: What Every Parent Needs To Know
Kimberly Sluis, dean of students, and Jeremy Gudauskas, associate dean of students, will address common issues facing today’s college student and suggest tips for how to best navigate the college transition.  You'll learn how to help your student know what to expect, avoid common pitfalls, and make the most of every opportunity that North Central has to offer.

12:00 to 12:55 p.m. Lunch

Enjoy lunch in our campus dining hall.

1:10 - 4:20 p.m. Interest Sessions

Parents and family members can select from sessions such as:

  • Families of Student-Athletes
  • Evenings and Weekends
  • Service and Spirituality
  • Academic Support Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Safety
  • Information Technology Services
  • International Opportunties
  • Career Development
  • Evening and Weekend Programming

4:30to 5:15 p.m. Dessert Reception and Residence Hall Room Tours