North Central College - Naperville, IL

Transfer Resources


Illinois Community College Course Substitution Guides
North Central annually reviews and compares our course catalog with those of many Illinois community colleges to publish Course Substitution Guides. These are useful guides to confirm whether or not a course transfers, meets a core general education requirement, or is an elective.

Academic Major Planning Sheets
The College has developed transfer planning sheets for each academic major/minor.  Select your specific major/minor from the list, and then click on the paper icon in the upper right corner (Print Degree Planner).  Elementary Education and Supplemental Secondary Education transfer planning sheets are also available and include general education courses specific to those majors.  All other majors can refer to the core general education requirements planning sheet. These planning sheets should be used in consultation with both our Course Substitution Guides and a member of the transfer admission staff. 

Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI)
North Central College is a participant in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI).  Transferable IAI courses are clearly designated on our Course Substitution Guides and in our undergraduate course catalog.

Community College Visits
Our transfer staff visits Illinois community colleges throughout the academic year.  Upcoming visits can be found on your transfer counselor's web page

Individual Planning Appointments and Unofficial Transcript Evaluations
We highly encourage you to schedule an individual campus visit.  A visit itinerary can include:

  • Unofficial evaluation of your transcript(s)
  • Explanation of the admission, scholarship, and financial aid processes
  • Overview of North Central College
  • Walking tour of campus
  • Time to meet with faculty, a coach, or other College staff

Group visits are also available once a month. 

Office of the Registrar
The following resources are available through the Office of the Registrar:

Academic and Student Support

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