Rachel Lower, M.A.

Title: Academic Advisor (last names Ro-Z)
Department: Central Advising Office
Office Location: EB 140
Office Phone: 815-753-2905
Email: rlower@niu.edu


  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Master of Social Work
  • Dominican University, B.A. Apparel Merchandising (Minor, Business Administration)
  • Kishwaukee College, Associates of Science

Work Experience

  • McHenry County College, College Success Coach
  • Northern Illinois University, Disability Resource Center, Adaptive Testing Coordinator and Access Consultant
  • Tippecanoe County Youth Services, Therapist

University Leadership and Service

  • NIU LGBT Ally and Trans Ally
  • Undocumented Community Ally
  • Undergraduate Academic Advising Council (2018-present)
  • Member of the Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities (2016-2018)
Rachel Lower
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