Welcome to the Office of Admissions and Records (OAR)

The Office of Admissions and Records (OAR) administers applications for admissions, produces official academic transcripts, provides enrollment and degree verification, offers teacher licensure services and graduation audits, evaluates transfer credit, and publishes the official university schedules and catalog for each of National Louis University’s campuses and academic centers.

The Office of Admissions and Records will be a leader in the NLU community mission of Innovation, Access and Excellence by:

  • Providing a welcoming and efficient service environment, addressing needs and requests in a timely, transparent and cost-effective manner.
  • Consistently maintaining the integrity of university records as mandated by the Code of Federal Regulations, policies, procedures and best academic practices.
  • Working closely and effectively with all university departments to enhance the NLU experience.

FERPA

Read more about the many ways in which NLU complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

Standards for Academic Review

Read NLU's policy governing student grades and academic progress.

Forms

Forms for Admissions and Records.

Re-Entry and Re-Application Process

Step-by-step guidance and forms for returning students who have been away from the University for more than one year.

International Students

Application information for international students,

Foreign Credentials

A list of approved foreign credential evaluators.

English Language Proficiency

Details on English language proficiency requirements for international students and those whose high school degrees were earned outside of the U.S.

Voter Registration

Find out how you can register to vote, whether you're an Illinois native or claim residency in another state.

FAQ

Important information regarding the Office of Admissions and Records.

Helpful Links

Links to additional helpful websites independent of the Office of Admissions and Records website.

Contact OAR

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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