Course Resources


College of Engineering and Engineering Technology Resources

Below is a list of some course resources for the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. For additional resources or questions, please contact the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology's Student Success Specialist.


  • ACCESS/Peer Assisted Learning. This program can help assist students in ELE 210 and MEE 210 and various ELE and MEE courses or additional courses required within the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology.
    • Engineering Tutoring:
      • TA office hours: Mon - Thur 9:00am - 8:00pm, Fri 9:00am - 3:00pm (Engineering Building 141)
      • Tutoring: Tues - Thus 3:00pm - 8:00pm (Still Gym 305 and Douglas Hall D30)
    • To see tutoring offerings and schedules specific to your courses please visit
    • For more information contact ACCESS/PAL Tutoring in Williston Hall – Room 100 or call 815-753-0499 or visit 
    • The A+ Program is a free service which provides one-on-one or small group instruction for help in effective reading or study strategies. For more information or to set up an appointment please visit

College of Engineering Resources

  • All Engineering students are welcomed to visit the college tutoring office. Students can receive assistance in math, physics, chemistry, and lower-level engineering courses.
    • Location: Engineering Building (EB) Room 141
      • Hours: Mon - Thur 9am - 9pm, Fri 9am - 4pm
    • Location: Still Gym (SG) Room 305
      • Hours: Tue and Thur 3pm - 9pm

Instructors' Office Hours/Department Resources

  • Contact your instructors for assistance or meet with them during their office hours. To find their office hours, look at the course syllabus or search on the college website at:
  • Academic Departments have many resources posted to help assist students in their success at NIU. Visit the department that offers your course to find additional resources specific to the material.

The Mathematics Assistance Center

  • The Mathematics Assistance Center (MAC) is staffed by teaching assistants prepared to answer your questions related to Math 110, Math 155, Math 210, and Math 211, as well as the preparatory courses KCMA 096, KCMA 098, MATH 108, and MATH 109, as time allows.
    • Location and Hours: DuSable Hall 326, times vary
    • For more information, please see MAC Schedule

The University Writing Center

  • The University Writing Center can help assist students with a variety of writing needs ranging from the discussion of topics and editing of course work to applications for internships, scholarships and jobs.
    • Location and Hours
      • Stevenson South B Basement (754-6636) Mon – Thurs 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      • Founders Memorial Library, Room 302 (752-6630) Mon, Tues & Thurs 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    • For more information, please visit