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‌‌ Leading the Pac
National Louis University’s athletics programs ended in the early 1990s. But at exactly 6pm Pacific time on August 15, 2012, the collegiate sports spotlight was back on one NLU alumna.

‌The Next Step for Vets
NLU's E2 Veterans Initiative is taking a unique approach to answering the call for increased educational opportunities for the newest generation of veterans. Story

‌Drafting Writers, Editing Stereotypes
Alumna Tonika Johnson is leading youth writing workshops in Chicago's troubled Englewood neighborhood. Story

‌‌ Stemming the Gap
A grant project focused on improving STEM education for ESL students is changing the lives of students and their parents in Chicago's north suburbs.

University Voices

‌The First Word
NLU professor Todd Price breaks down the future of education reform after Election 2012.  Is there hope for tangible change on the horizon? Column

‌Message from the President
NLU's heritage of access and belief in transformative education continues as NLU connects with active duty and veteran students. Column

‌Message from the Director of Alumni Relations
NLU's alumni community is finding ways to give back, through both financial support and by volunteering and supporting today's students. Column

Class Notes

The latest news, promotions and successes from NLU's 65,000+ alumni. Class Notes


    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 Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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