The Center for College Access and Success

Supporting Post-Secondary Degrees
for all Students

Founded in 1978, the Center creates support systems for first-generation students to make their dream of a college education a reality. As an academic educational center of Northeastern Illinois University, we are in a unique position to respond to the needs of the communities we serve.



April 26-27, 2019

(STEAM)² Conference

Q Center, St. Charles, IL

For more information go HERE

Our 2018 summer programs benefited over 2500 middle and high school students at twenty-five sites across Chicago, Cicero and Berwyn, Illinois.


21st Century Community of Learners

Arts at the Center

Cicero-Berwyn Education Initiative


Talent Search

Upward Bound Math & Science

Experiential Learning

Motivational Interviewing

CenterSpace Workshop Calendar

Professional Development Workshop Series

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathemathics (STEM)

iMathination Conference

Inquiry and Design Institute

Young Adult Literature Conference

Bilingual/English as a Second Language Endorsements


Center Adminstration

Grant Programs

Parent Resources




Center for College
Access and Success

770 N Halsted, Suite 420
Chicago, IL 60642
fax 312-563-7210