Undergraduate Programs

Tips

These monthly tips and suggestions can help you make the most of your first semester here at North Park University.

August

September

October

  • Prepare for Quad-A final exams.
  • Create a list of classes you would like to register for in the spring and meet with your faculty advisor in order to prepare for registration.
  • Seek advice from your faculty advisor and other professors on your major choice.
  • Register for classes through Student Planning in Self Service (current students).
  • Check your North Park email; this is where the University will send important registration details and official email.
  • Explore job and internship options in the Career Development and Internships Office.
  • Volunteer in the neighborhood or wider community; find opportunities on your own or partner with University Ministries.
  • Make any necessary financial arrangements with Student Administrative Services for this and future semesters.

November

  • Join an academic or social club.
  • Take advantage of group tutoring opportunities to gear up for final exams.
  • Think about restructuring your schedule to allow for study time needed for finals.
  • Register for classes if you have not already done so. Contact Student Engagement if you need assistance via email or (773) 244-5737.
  • Attend the annual campus Thanksgiving dinner in our Dining Hall.

December

  • Attend Cram Jam to celebrate the end of the semester. At Cram Jam you can win awesome prizes!
  • Celebrate with your graduating friends at commencement.
  • Don’t leave campus without registering for classes. Contact Student Engagement if you need assistance via email or (773) 244-5737.

January

Incoming new students

All students

February

Incoming new students

  • Email your faculty advisor to introduce yourself and set up a meeting. Your faculty advisor can help you create your academic timeline, identify what classes you have left to take and when you plan on completing them.

All students

March

All students

April

  • Join an academic or social club.
  • Take advantage of group tutoring opportunities to gear up for final exams.
  • Think about restructuring your schedule to allow for study time needed for finals.
  • Register for classes if you have not already done so. Contact Student Engagement if you need assistance via email or (773) 244-5737.
  • Look at scholarship options for the fall semester.

May

  • Attend Cram Jam to celebrate the end of the semester. At Cram Jam you can win awesome prizes!
  • Celebrate with your graduating friends at commencement.
  • Don’t leave campus without registering for classes. Contact Student Engagement if you need assistance via email or (773) 244-5737.

Have a great summer!