We Support

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

Upcoming Events
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CenterSpace

Workshops
 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

 

Nopales or Owl Tote Bag:

Make and Take 

 

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

 

Llama or Loteria:

Paint and Sip*

*Coffee, Hot Chocolate and Tea will

be provided.

 

                                                             

We are excited to introduce our popular

in-person Centerspace/Maker Space workshops. Stay connected with our social media for updates and new workshops.  

Workshop Location:

 

Northeastern Illinois University

El Centro Campus

3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

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CCAS

#GivingTuesday
 

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

All day

 

 

                                                             

On November 29, 2022 NEIU CCAS will participate in this international day of giving.

 

Northeastern Illinois University's Center for College Access and Success (CCAS) has been a leader in equitable, diverse, and inclusive practices for over 80,000 students, their families, educators, schools, and communities. Over the past 44 years, we have committed to achieving equity for the communities we serve.

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CenterSpace

Open House

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  • Free and Open to the Public  

  • Light refreshments will be provided.

Northeastern Illinois University's Center for College Access and Success is inviting the community for its CenterSpace Open House.

Guest will be able to;

 

- Make a custom button

- Make a custom pencil holder

- Preview our private workshop menu

- View past workshop art 

- Get sample products

- Preview our Swag Capsule Collection

Event Location:

 

Northeastern Illinois University

El Centro Campus

3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

CenterSpace Room 202

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CenterSpace

Wellness Saturdays
 

Posada: Zumba & Cumbia Fiesta

Saturday, December 10, 2022

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 Posada: Zumba & Cumbia 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

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.