North Central College - Naperville, IL

Student Life

What’s life like as a North Central student? In a word: Great. Whether you’re strolling our 63-acre campus or globe-trotting across the world, you’ll feel the excitement of connecting with world-class opportunities and top-notch people. North Central students like to be involved, to lead and to serve. And they love North Central.

You will too. No wonder our alma mater begins with the words, "North Central is the school we love."

A 13th residence hall is now open. Click here to view a timelapse of contruction.


For the fifth time in six years, The Chronicle of Higher Education named North Central a “2016 Great College to Work For.”
Dr. Stephen Maynard Caliendo
Stephen Maynard Caliendo, North Central professor of political science and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, calls 2016 presidential election historic.
Team of students wins AP award for real-time, live broadcast and eye-witness account by a student broadcaster chasing an EF-4 tornado through Rochelle, Ill.


Graduate Admission Open House

Aug 2, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Academic Reception1

Sep 7, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Academic Reception4

Sep 7, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Academic Reception6

Sep 7, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Academic Reception5

Sep 7, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM