Fall Threshold Welcome Weekend:

Friday, August 26 to Friday, September 2, 2016

Threshold is much more than just a weekend—it’s your whole experience of making the transition to North Park. We’re here to answer your questions and help you in any way we can. Use these pages to explore everything you’ll need to know so you can dive right in when you arrive as a new student.

Threshold is one of our favorite traditions at North Park University, and we can’t wait to welcome you to our community. We're proud you’re now a North Park Viking.

Threshold Schedule


What time should you arrive at North Park? Where does everything take place? Do you get to go downtown and experience the city? Get all the details on what to expect at Threshold! Schedule Overview.

Commuter Students Hangout in Bickner Bistro

Commuter Students

North Park's commuter students bring a lot to our campus community, and we're excited to welcome you to campus.

Before You Arrive

Before You Arrive

All the best things in life take a little bit of planning and preparation, and heading to college is no exception. Check out our list of things you should do to make sure you have a smooth transition to life at North Park.

Back to School

Back to School

Make sure you’re ready for the first day of school! Get the scoop on important academic information and resources available to you on campus.

Community Life at Threshold

Community Life

During Threshold Week you'll have a chance to get a taste of community life, and also learn about our expectations for all our students, faculty, and staff as we learn together throughout the coming year.

Parents and Students moving in

Parents and Families

Transitioning to college isn’t just for students: parents and families have some adjusting to do, as well. These resources are designed to help your whole family know what to expect at Threshold, and how they can be involved throughout the academic year.

Connect with Threshold

Connect with Threshold

Have questions? Get the scoop on connecting with Threshold and your future classmates.