New Student & Family Programs (NSFP) is designed to focus on the successful transition of entering first-year and transfer students and their families.

Orientation, Testing, Summer Transition Program, and Family Programming

New Student and Family Programs (NSFP) coordinates student orientation, Testing Services for English (Writing and Reading) and Mathematics, Summer Transition Program, peer leaders, and family and parent programming.

Student Orientation

Orientation assists new students with a successful transition to Northeastern Illinois University by preparing students for the academic, social, and cultural opportunities and climate of the University, while also supporting parents, partners, guardians, and children of new students. Learn more.

Testing Services

Testing Services administers and coordinates a variety of assessment programs and services, including placement testing in English (Writing and Reading) and Mathematics. Learn more.

Summer Transition Program

The Summer Transition Program (STP) is a comprehensive six-week program that prepares first-year admitted students for Northeastern college level coursework for the fall semester and a successful academic and social transition. The Program is designed to enhance math skills, reading comprehension, and writing skills prior to the first college semester. Learn more.

Family and Parent Programming

Our goal is to involve and support family members by providing information that will help aid in the success of their student. Programs such as family orientation and Family Brunch give parents and family members an opportunity to become connected to Northeastern and meet students, other family members, faculty, and staff. Learn more.