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NLU offers support for military as they transition to an educational setting.

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Upcoming Events

Spring into Success!

Check out these great April Events tailored to set you up with successful entry into your profession.


  1. Veterans Benefits Fair and Networking Event at UIC
  2. Social Entrepreneurship Panel: April 23rd.
  3. Career Expo: April 29th


VA Benefits Fair & Networking Event

Presented by the VA, VITAL, and UIC’s SVA Chapter


When: April 19, 09:00-14:00

Where:   UIC Cardinal Room, Student Center East

               750 S. Halsted

               Chicago, IL 60607

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Curious about how you can maximize your benefits? Come to this workshop, featuring staff from the VFW and VA who will be able to provide personal consultation on the claims process, and can even initiate some claims on-site. Veterans will also be able to enroll in VA healthcare on-site. Afterwards, UIC’s SVA will be hosting a networking event geared towards connecting student veterans with one another.

Questions? Concact Annette Wright, UIC's Director of Student Veterans Affairs at

LDI: Social Entrepreneurship Panel

Break into the Exciting World of Social Entrepreneurship

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014. 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM.

Where: NLU's Chicago Campus, 2nd Floor Atrium.

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Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit? Want to make meaningful and lasting changes in your community? Then don't miss this amazing opportunity! Come learn how people just like you turned a passion for social change into fulfilling careers. Network with local social entrepreneurs in the area, and other NLU students who are also interested in breaking into the field. Discover how to build your professional and leadership skills through engagement. This could be just the opportunity you need to get your ideas off the ground!

Questions? Contact Daniel Hagerty, NLU's Americorps VISTA at


Spring Career Expo

When: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014. 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Where: NLU's Chicago Campus, 2nd Floor Atrium.

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Are you a graduating senior or alumni looking to start a career? Then you won't want to miss this great chance to meet local employers seeking young talent! NLU will host over 25 local employers in its atrium, looking for people to fill entry level positions. 

Questions? Contact the Career Development Office at (312) 261-3270


    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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