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Northeastern Illinois University's Center for College Access and Success creates support systems for first-generation students,

their families, and their schools to make their dream of a college education a reality.

Post-Secondary Degrees for all Students

The Center for College Access and Success (CCAS) is Northeastern Illinois University's educational outreach center to PreK-12 schools and their communities in the Chicago area.

42 Years

in Education

Program Spotlight

CCAS Summer Recap 2022 

 

Spotlight video of our CCAS programs.

Upcoming Events 
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CenterSpace

Wellness Saturday
 

Un San Valentin Sin Ti:

Zumba & Bad Bunny Fiesta

February 11, 2023

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

 

                                                             

  • $5.00 General Public (Suggested Donation)

  • Registration Required    

  • Giveaways

  • Light refreshments will be provided.

Northeastern Illinois University's Center for College Access and Success is inviting the NEIU community for its Wellness Saturday’s Un San Valentin Sin Ti: Zumba and Bad Bunny Fiesta. Join us for this 2 hours cardio dance party. Do not let the 2 hours scare you off, you can do as little or as much as you like. 

Event Location:

 

Northeastern Illinois University

El Centro Campus

3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

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CenterSpace

Make and Take

Heart Shaped Piñata

February 15, 2023

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 

 

                                                             

Join us for our next family friendly Make and Take Night. Participants will create a one of a kind heart-shaped piñata using recycled heart-shaped candy boxes. 

Event Location:

 

Northeastern Illinois University

El Centro Campus

3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

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TRIO Upward Bound

Alumni Meet & Greet
 

Saturday, February 18, 2023

12:00 pm

                                                             

Are you a NEIU TRIO UB alumni? Did you attend any after school, Saturday program or summer session? Join us at the first Alumni Meet & Greet happening on Sat Jan 21st at NEIU El Centro. Scan QR code for more info or follow the link on our bio! Share with any alumni! 

Event Location:

 

Northeastern Illinois University

El Centro Campus

3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

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TRIO Upward Bound

Global STEAM

Academy Spring 2023
 

Saturdays

January 28 to May 20, 2023

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

                                                             

The Center for College Access and Success of NEIU invite students to register for the Global STEM Academy 2023.

Requirements: 10th, 11th and 12th graders at Morton East, Morton West,  Roosevelt High School, and Schurz High School.

The program has no cost to the participants, covid vaccination records will be collected. Transportation from schools to El Centro will be provided for Morton District 201

Program Location:

 

Northeastern Illinois University

El Centro Campus

3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

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TRIO Upward Bound

STEAM Academy

Spring 2023
 

Saturdays

February 25 to May 20, 2023

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

                                                             

The TRIO Upward Bound program (UB) at the Center for College Access and Success of Northeastern Illinois University invites you to register for our very own STEAM Academy Spring 2023.

 

Engage with students from other CPS high schools in Tagalog language immersion, Science experimentation, robotics and coding.

Open to 9th, 10th and 11th grade High School Students Back of the Yards, Juarez, Kelly, and Solorio.

Program Location:

 

Northeastern Illinois University

El Centro Campus

3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

News & Announcements 

NEIU CCAS Annual Report is Now Available.

We are honored to share the 2021 Annual Report with you.

CenterSpace | Maker Space is Now Open by Appointment Only

We are now open for in-person services. Please go to our CenterSpace section to make and appointment.

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