College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students all have assigned advisors. Your assigned advisor may reach out to you to suggest appointments or check-in with you at various times during the year.
If you do not know who your advisor is:
- Current students can find the name of their assigned advisor in the MyNIU self-service quick links then Student Center
- If you are still experiencing issues finding your advisor email email@example.com or call 815-753-0114
Your advisor will help you establish academic goals. plan your schedule and keep track of college and graduation requirements. If you change majors, your college advisor can clarify how that change might impact both completed and upcoming coursework.
Currently, our appointments are conducted via Microsoft Teams.
Academic departments also have designated advisors who support students by helping with major/minor/certificate declarations and sharing their expertise about their major/minor/certificate programs. Your CLAS advisor can put you in touch with your departmental advisor.