Peer Assisted Learning (PAL)


Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) is your free tutoring service at NIU. We offer regular, weekly one-on-one and small group tutoring to help you succeed in class.

Sign Up for One-On-One Tutoring

You'll be matched with an advanced NIU student who has completed the College Reading and Learning Association tutor training. One-to-one tutoring for over 200 courses is available.

For appointments, you'll need to create an account in our online schedule system. Be sure to select "PAL fall 2020 online tutoring," and then your course.

Register Online

Note: Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Ask a Tutor

Get your quick questions answered by a PAL tutor. If you have any questions or are not able to schedule your appointments,

Course Day Time
MATH Sunday 6-10 p.m.
MATH Monday 4-10 p.m.
MATH Tuesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
MATH Friday 2-4 p.m.
BIOS and CHEM Sunday 6-10 p.m.
BIOS and CHEM Tuesday 1-5 p.m.
BIOS and CHEM Wednesday 6-9 p.m.
BIOS and CHEM Friday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
PHYS, ENG and TECH Tuesday 5-9 p.m.
CSCI Wednesday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
NURS Wednesday 6-10 p.m.
NURS Thursday 4-6 p.m.
NURS Saturday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.