June 1 Priority Deadline

We're thrilled that you've decided to attend North Central College!

Make your $100 tuition deposit to officially reserve your place in the class. If you plan to live on campus, please also submit your $100 room deposit to save your space in the residence halls.*

We accept deposits electronically at the link above, over the phone at 630-637-5800, by check made to North Central College or in person by visiting the Admission Welcome Center. Please note, all deposits are non-refundable.

*We're committed to providing access to enrollment at North Central to all admitted students and offer tuition deposit waivers when payment presents a financial hardship. Please contact your admission counselor to learn more about the waiver program if you are currently facing a financial situation that could otherwise prevent you from enrolling at the College. Please note, only tuition deposits can be waived.

Admitted First-Years

Now that you're officially a Cardinal, there may be a few other items to check off your list in preparation for your start at North Central. Check out the Admitted Student page for incoming first-years to view important next steps in your transition to college.

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Admitted Transfers

Congratulations on making your transfer decision! As a next step, you may want to check out the Admitted Student page for transfer students, as it includes a number of helpful resources to assist in making your transition to our campus as smooth as possible. 

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Admitted International Students

Welcome to North Central! To prepare you for your transition to campus, there are a few additional steps you'll need to take. Learn about visas, airport pick-up, Orientation and more!

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Deposit Drive Up

Tuesday, May 14 — Register Now
Wednesday, May 15 — Register Now

Make a stop at North Central to officially claim your spot! Simply pull into the Old Main parking lot, park in the Drive Up area, and we'll greet you upon arrival. You can let us know if you'd like assistance from your vehicle or if you'd like to come inside for our full event experience. Pay your deposit, collect your enamel pins, claim a North Central themed party pack and yard sign, snap photos with our mascot Chippy in spirited photo booth displays and grab a festive snack. You can even meet one-on-one with an admission counselor, review your financial aid offer and take one last look through campus via a guided campus tour.

Whether you drive up or walk in, our team looks forward to seeing you!


Living on campus? Complete your online roommate questionnaire after submitting your deposits. You'll need your North Central login credentials, which you can find in your acceptance packet. 

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We look forward to officially welcoming you to campus! Should you have additional questions regarding the deposit or next steps, please contact us.

Old Main Building on North Central College Campus