Academic Advising Center

The Academic Advising Center (AAC) is dedicated to helping you reach your personal, academic and career goals at NIU. If you don’t have a major or connection to one of NIU’s colleges, we’ll help you find your ideal program. If you dream of attending medical or another professional school, we'll help you get there. And we'll be there if you ever need to change direction, all the way to graduation.

Find Your Advisor

Your advisor will guide you in choosing a major and selecting courses.

Connect With Your Advisor

Decide Your Major

Undecided about your major? We can help you find the right path for you.

Explore Majors and Careers

Stay on Track

Use a four-year degree path to plan the courses you'll take each semester.

Find Your Degree Path

Change Your Major

If you're unsure about your major or ready to make a change, we can help.

Learn About Transitional Advising

Appeal a Dismissal

If you received an academic dismissal, you can appeal the decision.

Learn How to Appeal Dismissal

Explore Salaries

Find the average salary and more for NIU graduates.
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Return to NIU

Did you leave NIU and now want to return? Get more information!
Get More Information





Contact Us

Academic Advising Center
Peters Campus Life Building, room 260
815-753-2902 (fax)


Monday - Friday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, email us at

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