Course Resources


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Resources

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


  • ACCESS/Peer Assisted Learning. This program can help assist students in a variety of courses within from BIOS, CHEM, COMS, CSCI, ECON, ENGL, FLCL, FLFR-FLSP, GEOG, GEOL, HIST, MATH, PHIL, PHYS, POLS, PSYC, SOCI and STAT or additional courses required within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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