Learning Support is Here to Help
Our deepest sympathies go to everyone whose lives have been affected by COVID-19. We are happy to announce that all of our services, including 1:1 tutoring, will be available to all students remotely via video conferencing. Our dedicated team is here to help you transition to online learning seamlessly. We will continue to provide the same outstanding services you are used to receiving. For any questions about our department, please email learn@ or reach out to Reece McDevitt, Learning Support Manager, at rmcdevitt@.
The mission of NLU’s Office of Learning Support is to offer proactive academic assistance for students by providing in-person/online tutoring in writing and math, cooperating with faculty to support student learning, and advocating for equitable educational access.
Who We Are
We, the Office of Learning Support, provide individualized services designed to achieve maximum student learning potential at the postsecondary level. By integrating National Louis University’s mission and values into our approach, we provide a structured support system that promotes access for all students. We reinforce this system by guiding students to become self-sufficient learners through integrative academic support, including tutoring and workshops. Our staff possesses expertise in current learning theory, subject matter knowledge, and best instructional practices to support a variety of learners. We apply this expertise to enhance student learning outcomes and academic success.
Location and Hours
The NLU Learning Specialists are primarily located at the Chicago campus in room 6003. We also have a team at the Wheeling campus. We do not provide face-to-face tutoring for other campuses; however, you can still schedule a virtual appointment with us over Zoom, which will simulate a face-to-face appointment. Best of all, you can virtually meet with us anywhere through Zoom during our operating hours, even in the comfort of your own 湖北福利彩票快3 or your favorite coffee shop!
Learning Specialists are available to meet by appointment at the Chicago campus library, located on the sixth floor in room 6003 at the following days and times:
- Mondays-Thursdays: 9am-7pm
- Fridays: 9am-5pm
- Saturday 9am-1pm
Peer Tutors are NLU students who work for Learning Support and excelled in the Math or English classes which they tutor. Peer Tutors have drop-in hours in at the Chicago campus in room 6003 at the following days and times:
- Mondays: 10am-7pm
- Tuesdays: 4pm-7pm
- Wednesdays: 9am-7pm
- Thursdays: 12pm-7pm
- Fridays: 12pm-5pm
Writing tutoring is also avaible at the Wheeling campus for the following hours:
- Mondays: 10am-6pm
- Tuesdays: 10am-6pm
- Wednesdays: 10am-6pm
- Thursdays: 10am-6pm
On the Request an Appointment form you can indicate your preferred location.
Learning Specialists can also meet with students virtually via Zoom video conference on the days/hours indicated above by appointment. If you would like to meet via Zoom, please indicate that preference on the Request an Appointment form. You will receive a calendar invite with a link to your appointment and a tutorial on Zoom.
1:1 Tutoring Sessions
Learning Specialists provide tutoring, free of charge, for all NLU students. Learning Specialist are content experts in the following subjects:
- Writing (grammar, usage, mechanics, style, organization, and citations)
- Math (algebra, statistics, probability, and geometry)
- Science (biology, physical science, and environmental science)
- Technology (D2L, Word, and Excel)
Research assistance available through the NLU Library. See library website for more information.
1:1 tutoring appointments are normally an hour long. During your appointment, a Learning Specialist will help you build the academic skills necessary to succeed in your courses. You may also receive additional study strategies and coaching to reinforce these academic skills. Our Learning Specialists will be your mentor and advocate throughout your education at NLU.
You can schedule an appointment with a Learning Specialist in three ways: