Verifications and Deferments

Enrollment and Degree Verification

National Louis University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verifications. For a free, printable enrollment verification certificate from the Clearinghouse, please follow the instructions below.

  • Log on to the NLU Student Portal
  • Click on the Student Services tab
  • Click “Print Official Enrollment Verification”
  • Select “Current Enrollment” or “All Enrollment”
  • Click “Obtain an Enrollment Certificate”
  • Select “Current Enrollment” or “All Enrollment”
  • Click “Obtain an Enrollment Certificate”

You can print and send the enrollment verification certificate to health insurers, housing providers and other organizations requiring proof of enrollment. The certificate will be reflect the current term’s enrollment only after the end of the add/drop period.

If you need a special letter to verify a status or academic specification beyond proof of enrollment, please use the Special Letter Request Form.

All third-party verification requests must be made directly to the National Student Clearinghouse.

Loan Deferments

NLU automatically submits to the National Student Clearinghouse a report of student enrollment status. The Clearinghouse then supplies enrollment information to lending agencies. If your lender is not able to verify your enrollment and process your deferment through the Clearinghouse, please contact the Office of Admissions and Records for assistance. Please note that you must be registered and attending at least half-time in the current term to be eligible for deferment.

To view the student loan deferment notifications that the Clearinghouse has provided to lenders, please follow the instructions below.

  • Log on to the NLU Student Portal
  • Click on the Student Services tab
  • Click “View Deferment Information”
  • Select “View the student loan deferment notifications that the Clearinghouse has provided to my loan holders (lenders and guarantors)” 
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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