Themed Learning Communities filling fast

NIU campus in fallIncoming first-year students are now able to pre-enroll in one of the 19 Themed Learning Communities offered this fall by the Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning.

This option guarantees a students a seat in the TLC of his or her choice, provided the student attends orientation and meets with an academic adviser before Thursday, July 11.

Once the student has chosen a fall TLC, the enrollment process can be completed promptly.

Pre-enrollment for TLCs has started off strong, with 70 incoming students already signing onto various TLCs. Each TLC holds between 18 and 25 students. Spaces fill on a first-come, first-serve basis, with the following number of spaces currently available:

An outodor geography classStudents can still enroll in a Themed Learning Community via the traditional enrollment process, which entails selecting the TLC of choice during the summer advising session, provided space is available.

The Fall 2013 TLC informational flier includes information about all of our TLCs that can be helpful when speaking with an incoming or prospective student.

NIU’s Themed Learning Communities encompass all six colleges, along with the Academic Advising Center, Athletics, the University Honors Program, the PROMISE Scholars Program and the CHANCE Program, along with various other departments and offices.

For more information, contact Stephanie Zobac at (815) 753-8158 or szobac@niu.edu. Questions also can be directed to tlc@niu.edu.

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