Reach out with any questions or concerns.

Our Enrollment Office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM -5:00 PM Central.

Phone: (312) 322-9999 or (800) 994-6752

Email: Click here

Fax: (312) 765-0081

Mail: 320 W. Ohio St, Suite 4W, Chicago, IL 60654

Frequently Asked Questions
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We encourage all 6th-12th grade students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership ability to apply to our summer programs.

For high school programs, students must be between the ages of 14-18 and have completed at least one year of high school. Students may attend NSLC through the summer following high school graduation.

For middle school programs, students must be at least 11 years of age and currently enrolled in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.

Students are selected for NSLC in a variety of ways. Teachers, counselors, and NSLC alumni nominate students from across the United States and around the world each year. Students may also be selected from one of several national talent identification surveys, including the College Board Student Search Service and the ACT EOS.

Click here to get started! NSLC applications are completed online and require a deposit with a credit or debit card. If you would like to place your deposit with a check, please email

Yes! Students demonstrating financial need, academic merit, and school or community involvement are encouraged to apply for a Summer Program Scholarship to offset their summer tuition costs. Click here to learn about the process.

Cancellation requests may be submitted through the Manage Registration section of your online student portal.

30-Day Grace Period Cancellation Fee

Enrollments submitted before April 1, 2024, have 30 days to cancel without penalty.

After 30 days, or if enrolling after April 1, please see the table below.

$0 (full refund)
Cancel Date Cancellation Fee
By April 1, 2024 $350 (6-9 day programs)
$500 (18-day programs)
April 2 – May 1, 2024 $1000 (6-9 day programs)
$1500 (18-day programs)
May 2, 2024 or after 100% of tuition paid*

*The NSLC will not charge additional payments. Payment plans will automatically end at the time of cancellation.

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