Northeastern Illinois University-El Centro Campus is the University’s academic center for the Latino community. Known as NEIU-El Centro [the center], this campus provides educational opportunities to members of the Latino community, though not exclusively, in or near their own neighborhoods. NEIU-El Centro Campus assist prospective students and their families with the admissions and financial aid process, offers undergraduate and graduate courses leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and provides a comprehensive academic support and co-curricular programs for students and serves the Latino community through English as a Second Language (ESL) and computer literacy instruction, as well as outreach programs in the areas of education, health, housing and technology.
Students and community members at NEIU-El Centro Campus have access to a higher education environment with modern facilities which include technology enhanced classrooms, meeting rooms, study rooms, multipurpose activity room, student lounge, and a Learning Commons. In addition, NEIU-El Centro Campus our campus has state of the art technical resources including, wireless internet access and computer laboratories equipped with PCs and Macintosh computers. NEIU-El Centro is located in the Avondale neighborhood in the northwest side of Chicago, just four miles south of NEIU’s Main campus. NEIU-El Centro is easily accessible to residents of West Town, Hermosa, Humboldt Park and Logan Square.
In keeping with Northeastern Illinois University’s mission, NEIU-El Centro’s Campus mission is to provide accessible, quality, and affordable education to students and offer educational opportunities and others services for the Latino community.