students hanging out on campus

生活 & Location at 中北书院

When it comes to life at North Central, no day is typical!

Your morning might begin enjoying breakfast with friends in Kaufman 餐厅 Hall. 心理学课后, there's a Student Governing Association meeting, then studying in the Learning Commons. After dinner you may have a late theatre rehearsal at Pfeiffer Hall. With so much going on — including events, 体育运动, service projects and dozens of student clubs and organizations — you’ll realize that what you do outside the classroom is central to your experience here.


A place to live, share and do

在中北部, you’ll find a vibrant and caring community where students collect donations for coat drives, debate cases on the Mock Trial team and simply relax by playing laser tag. 分享经验, helping others and making lifelong friends are hallmarks of student life at North Central.



Learn more about where you’ll eat and sleep at North Central.



There are 100+ clubs and organizations to keep you busy.



We offer numerous leadership opportunities in ministry and service programs.

student musicians on wentz stage


Since we all share this world, let’s get to know each other better.

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Campus is only the beginning

不在校园的时候, you can grab a bite at one of Naperville’s 40+ restaurants, jog along the picturesque Riverwalk or volunteer at a local charity. If you’re looking for even more to do, Chicago is just a 30-minute train ride away with its learning and career opportunities, professional sporting events and diverse arts and culture.


A healthy, supportive community

Because your well-being is central to us, we offer a state-of-the-art wellness center, expertly trained safety officers and professional counselors equipped to listen and support you.



让你感觉最好, the professionals at the Dyson 健康 Center offer care, comfort and even 治疗狗s during finals.

campus safety officer on segway


Naperville has been ranked the safest city in America. 这并不奇怪. And our own campus safety officers are committed to protecting and assisting our students.



A wealth of campus resources are available to you, 包括立博在线体育的图书馆, which connects students to 36 million items across 82 Illinois libraries.

Stay connected with 中北书院!


During a visit to North Central, you can meet with our admission staff, 了解经济援助, 与教师交谈, talk with a coach and stroll the campus with one of our students as your guide. When classes are in session, you can even sit in on a course that intrigues you. When you visit, you’ll start feeling right at home.