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For more than a decade, first- and second-year students at NIU have had the option to live in a residential community that helps them connect their courses and interests to career and academic paths, and ultimately declare a major. Now, NIU’s Academic and Career Exploratory Scholars (ACES) House is highlighted as an exemplary practice for undecided...
The Student Success Collaborative Campus (SSC Campus) is a web-based tool that provides enhanced campus-wide case management; targeted outreach and interventions; and impact reporting and evaluation. SSC Campus provides online appointment scheduling, shared note-taking capabilities, multi-modal communication with students (including texts), and individual and aggregate predictive analytics. Earmark your calendars for two days of training...
NIU’s Academic Advising Center will host the eighth annual Academic Advising Summit from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. This year’s summit is will include a keynote address from Dr. Vernese Edghill-Walden, NIU’s senior associate vice president for academic diversity and chief diversity officer....
Advising! Matters
NIU’s Division of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice Provost will host the third annual Academic Adviser Appreciation Reception from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 6. The event, which recognizes the important role that academic advising plays in student career success at NIU, takes place inside Ellington’s on the main floor...
Academic Career Expo
NIU’s Academic Career Expo, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center, is an opportunity to learn more about majors/minors and how they connect to various careers. This year, the Academic Career Expo will offer three exciting workshops for students to attend. All...
Advising! Matters
NIU’s Division of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice Provost will host the second annual Academic Adviser Appreciation Reception from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 7. Special remarks begin at 12:15 p.m. This event in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center will recognize the important role that academic advising plays...
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Are you looking for the major or minor that is right for you? Do you already have a major but would like to find out about other academic opportunities available to you? Do you know that NIU has 57 majors and 71 minors, as well as a myriad of other academic opportunities? Come speak with...
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Academic advising, says Charlie Nutt, “is the very core of successful institutional efforts to educate and retain students.” “For this reason, academic advising … should be viewed as the ‘hub of the wheel’ and not just one of the various isolated services provided for students,” adds McNutt, executive director of the National Academic Advising Association. “Academic...
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Registration for the summer and fall semesters is just around the corner, so now is the time for students to sign up for appointments with their academic advisers. “NIU’s academic advisers don’t just help students register for classes,” said Margee Myles, director of Student Services in the College of Education. “They have a variety of...
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Undecided on a major? Looking for guidance on which to pick? You’re not alone. Up to 75 percent college students change their majors at least once. NIU will host free webinars this spring on “Choosing Your Major” with Steve Barleen, associate director of the NIU Academic Advising Center, leading the conversation. The webinars are scheduled...
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