North Central College - Naperville, IL

Transfer Fast Track Schedule

Friday, September 12

8 - 9 a.m. New Student Move-In

All Residence Halls

The Cardinal Move-In Crew will help you get settled in your residence hall room.

12 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch

Kaufman Dining Hall

You and your family are welcome to enjoy a light lunch. Should you choose to dine in downtown Naperville, we encourage you to take advantage of the special offers provided by local restaurants. You can find these special offers in the Welcome Week packet you received at check-in.

12 - 1 p.m. Nutritionist

Wentz Concert Hall & Lobby

Requirement for first-year student athletes. Nutritionist Kate Davis MS, RD, CSSD, LDN will speak to the importance of a well-balanced diet and lifestyle during the transition into your first year of collegiate athletics. Lunch will be served.

 

12 - 1 p.m. Commuter Student Check-In

Meiley-Swallow Hall, Gallery

Students who are commuting will check in and receive their new materials.

1 - 1:15 p.m. Welcome to North Central!

Meiley-Swallow Hall, Theatre

Come receive an official welcome from President Troy Hammond and receive an overview of the scheduled Orientation events.

1:15 - 2 p.m. Academic Adjustment

Meiley-Swallow Hall, Theatre

While you have completed courses at another institution, this session will help ensure you are prepared for the classroom at North Central College.

2 - 5 p.m.

Group Rotations

Dollars & Sense

Everything you need to know about the Business Officeand student finances.

Technology Training: Carnegie 200 & 210

Learn how to use your campus email address and other campus systems.

Student IDs & Mailroom: Old Main

You will have the opportunity to obtain your student ID, and resident students will receive their campus mailbox and mail key.

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Welcome (Back) Veterans Reception

ResRec – 3rd Floor Conference Center

New and returning student Veterans and their families are cordially invited to meet other student veterans, faculty, and staff in a relaxed informal atmosphere. Refreshments will be served.

5 - 7:30 p.m. Soccer Fan Fest

Championship Plaza

Join in the games, food and music in Championship Plaza before the men’s soccer game!

7 - 9 p.m. Men’s Soccer

Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium

Come cheer on the men’s soccer team as it battles the Penn State Lions!

7 - 9 p.m. The Union

129 W. Benton Avenue  

Free for Students
Enjoy a night of music at The Union; a venue for social change. Our featured artist this Friday is Joshua James. His first two albums, 2007’s The Sun Is Always Brighter and 2009’s Build Me This, topped the year-end ‘Best of iTunes’ lists, while earning ecstatic praise from press like Paste Magazine and Esquire.  The Telegraph says of James "“With a hoarse, sweet voice than can fly from tremulous fragility to soulful roar, James brings a kind of grunge rock drive to rootsy folk, fueled by gloom existentialism and political rage." With his full band, we're excited to bring him to The Union for the very first time!

 

8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Friday Night Program: Double Feature

Pfeiffer

Join other students for the kick-off of Residence Life’s Friday Night Programs. The double feature for the night includes 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street.

 

Saturday, September 13

9:30 - 11 a.m. Service Experience: Into the Streets

Wentz Concert Hall Lobby

Join in this optional service experience right in our neighborhood. Sign up online at northcentralcollege.edu/orientation throughout the week.

10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Brunch

Kaufman Dining Hall

11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Chicago Excursion – Double-Decker Bus Tour!

Meet in front of Kaufman Dining Hall at 11 a.m. to walk together to the Metra train station.

Enjoy a double-decker bus tour of downtown Chicago and visit the famous Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, and more. North Central College will provide train and bus fare, but be sure to bring spending money if you’d like to shop and eat.

11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Chicago Excursion – Museum of Science and Industry

Meet at the White Activities Center at 11 a.m.

Take a ride into the city and explore at the world famous Museum of Science and Industry. Take advantage of the bold science and interactive experiences and enjoy the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives. North Central College will provide admittance and travel fees.

1 - 4 p.m. NCC Olympics

Residence Hall/Recreational Center

Grab a team or come solo to sign up with a team for several fun and unique games. Prizes will be awarded for the winners.

1 - 6 p.m. (Shuttle leaves every hour on the hour) Shuttle service to Target, Westfield Fox Valley Mall, All Saints Catholic Academy (Remote Parking Lot) and more

Wentz Concert Hall

Forgot something? Looking for a chance to get off campus? Check out the Shuttle schedule at northcentralcollege.edu/shuttle.

4 - 7 p.m. Dinner

White Activities Center- The Cage

Enjoy dinner swipes at The Cage. 

8 - 9:30 p.m. CUAB Presents: Comedians Frangela

Pfeiffer Hall

You know this comedy duo from NBC's "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!" and VH1's "Best Week Ever." Don't miss this chance to see real life best friends and Second City alums Frangela (Frances Callier & Angela Shelton) make you laugh until your socks fall off. Presented by the College Union Activities Board.

10 - 11:30 p.m. Late-Night Intramurals

Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium

Join your new classmates in intramural games under the stadium lights.

 

Sunday, September 14

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Pre-Worship Breakfast and Reception

Harold and Eva White Activities Center, Centennial Hall

Meet ministry and service student organization leaders and staff members for an informal breakfast and learn about the

opportunities for involvement. After breakfast, rides and walking groups will be provided to a number of local churches.

10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Brunch

Kaufman Dining Hall

1 - 4 p.m. Block Party

Jefferson Plaza

Play a game of Bags, eat some delicious BBQ, and relax. Or participate in a game of kickball or Spikeball.

1 - 6 p.m. (Shuttle leaves every hour on the hour) Afternoon shuttle service to Target, Westfield Fox Valley

Mall, Jewel, All Saints Catholic Academy (Remote Parking Lot) and more

Wentz Concert Hall

Forgot something? Looking for a chance to get off campus? Check out the Shuttle schedule at northcentralcollege.edu/shuttle.

4:30 - 6 p.m. Dinner

Kaufman Dining Hall

5 - 7 p.m. Ice Cream Social

President’s House- 490 E. Chicago Ave

President Hammond and his family invite all new students to an ice cream social at the President’s house.

6 - 11 p.m. Evening shuttle service to bowling alley, Hollywood Palms Cinema, Westfield Fox Valley Mall, All Saints Catholic Academy (Remote Parking Lot) and more

Wentz Concert Hall

Forgot something? Looking for a chance to get off campus? Check out the Shuttle schedule at northcentralcollege.edu/shuttle.

9 - 10 p.m. All Resident Students

Floor Meetings