Center for Academic Writing
Ronald Williams Library, 4th Floor
The Center for Academic Writing, located in the Ronald Williams Library, is the home of the Writing Intensive Program. The CAW offers workshops and consultations to departments, faculty, and instructors who are developing and teaching writing intensive courses. The CAW will also provide tutoring and other writing support to students enrolled in writing intensive (WIP) courses.
Learning Support Center
Ronald Williams Library, 4th Floor
Math Tutors: (773) 442-5769
Writing Tutors: (773) 442-4568
Reading and Learning: (773) 442-4568
Study Skills: (773) 442-4599
The Learning Support Center (LSC) provides peer focused academic tutoring for individuals and groups in General Education, Math Development, college level math, and selected Arts and Sciences courses. Academic support is provided to students who are seeking assistance with understanding course concepts and preparing assignments, along with developing an improved learning system for college which includes motivation, time management, organization, learning styles and strategies. Appointments are strongly encouraged.
Student Health and Counseling Services
Counseling Services provides counseling and mental health services to NEIU students free of charge. Counseling and therapy is provided to help students understand and deal with emotional distress, relationship difficulties and personal concerns, freeing them to make clearer and healthier decisions. All current Northeastern students are eligible to receive up to 50 free of charge individual or couple counseling sessions. Group sessions are also provided. Health Services are available to all currently enrolled NEIU students with a valid I.D., and are generally free of charge. The nurses provide assessment, treatment, and follow-up for a wide range of complaints and problems. When additional services are needed, students may be referred to their physician. In the event of a medical emergency. University Police should be immediately contacted at ext. 5511 so they can call the paramedics and assist them in reaching the emergency on campus.
Student Disability Services
Student Disability Services provides academic and technical assistance to students and works closely with faculty to facilitate student access. We provide students with physical and learning disabilities reasonable accommodations and services in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Latino/a Resource Center
The Resource Center fosters an environment of transformative education that provides support, thought-provoking educational experiences, and participatory learning opportunities to increase retention and graduation for Latino/a student on our campus. Students engage in celebrations and authentic cultural dialogue around identity, unity, and a sense of pride of heritage that will strengthen their cultural awareness. The Resource Center engages with community-based initiatives, educational institutions, research, and outreach in order to better assess and address the needs of Latino/a students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and members of the community. The Resource Center is a gathering space for our students, staff, and faculty to make cultural connections. The Resource Center hosts programs that advocate for the needs and concerns of Latino/a students and eradicate barriers that enable an infusion of multiculturalism.
Student Leadership Development
Did you know that getting involved in co-curricular activities outside the classroom enhances your overall NEIU experience; including your classroom experience? It’s true! The Student Leadership Development Office (SLD) has over 90 student clubs and tons of student leadership opportunities waiting for you! Take charge of your experience at NEIU by joining a club or program to enhance your quality of campus life as you progress through NEIU. You will be surprised by the doors that will open and the life-long connections you will make.
Student Rights and Responsibilities
Student Rights and Responsibilities is responsible for administration and interpretation of the Student Code of Conduct and facilitates the resolution of instances of student misconduct reported by members of the University community. In addition, SRR serves as a "universal starting point" for students who need assistance in exploring and addressing their concerns and grievances pertaining to university departments, faculty, staff, or other students.
Ronald Williams Library
Student Payment Services
Student Payment Services' primary responsibility is to manage the billing and collection of student accounts and Perkins portfolio loan risks, as well as the disbursement of student refunds. (See under Student Payment Services: Health Insurance waivers and Parking waivers, Health Insurance, Automatic Payment, Student Billing Appeal Form, Accounts Receivable, Cashier, and Student Loans Department).
The Records Office is part of the Enrollment Services Office and is responsible for maintaining student academic records, preparing graduation evaluations, processing GI Bill benefits, and providing enrollment and degree verifications and transcripts. You may click on the below links for more information. (See under Records: Academic Standards, Concurrent Registration, Concurrent Registration Checklist, Declaration of Major, Degree Verification, Enrollment Verification, Grading Policy, Graduation Requirements, Re-Evaluation Request Form, Release of Information Pertaining to Students, Transcripts, and Veterans Benefits).
M-Th: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
F: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
On the first two Saturdays of the fall and spring semesters, the office is open 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Northeastern Illinois University makes every effort to extend financial assistance to qualified students in need of funds to complete their education. The Financial Aid Office offers assistance in meeting these expenses through grants, scholarships, student employment programs or loans.
***Northeastern Illinois University’s Federal School Code is 001693.
***The priority file deadline date is February 15.
Students are often faced with the dilemma of how they will pay for their education. For many, the cost of financing a university education becomes a barrier to learning. With this in mind, the Scholarships Office promotes and awards university scholarship funds to deserving students. Our goal is to assist in lessening the financial burden that many students seek to overcome.
***The priority deadline for scholarships is set for March 15 of each year.
Undocumented Student Resources
Northeastern Illinois University welcomes all students, regardless of citizenship or residency. We value the diversity our students bring and we strive to provide a supportive and inclusive environment for all students. The main goals of the Undocumented Students Project are: To improve awareness of the issues and concerns of Northeastern’s undocumented students, to gain knowledge of Northeastern’s policies and practices that affect undocumented students, to increase understanding of immigration laws that impact undocumented families, to cultivate an open and supportive campus environment, and to increase community awareness of Northeastern’s open, supportive practices towards undocumented families.
Student Center for Science Engagement
The mission of the Student Center for Science Engagement is to enhance overall student engagement in the sciences, and to increase the number of students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM disciplines, by supporting Northestern students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Mathematics, and Physics. We assist students as they prepare for scientifically-driven careers by providing them with the support they need to advance into post graduate study or other professional options that leverage their scientific training.
Office of International Programs
Established in 1996, the Office of International Programs at Northeastern Illinois University is a reflection of the University's commitment to improving global understanding. Our goal is to strengthen and expand international educational opportunities for students and faculty. The Office offers a wide range of opportunities and services for students, faculty and the community.