University Contact Information and Hours

Office hours, email addresses and Web sites for all offices that serve current and prospective students.

Academic Advising


Services:
graduate and undergraduate advising and registration, drop/add appeals

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x5900
Monday–Thursday: 9:00am–7pm
Friday: 9:00am–5pm

Fax:
312.261.3044 
Email:
Advising@nl.edu
Web site:
Academic Advising


Office Hours (additional hours by appointment)
Chicago:
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–7pm
Friday: 8:30am–5pm

Elgin:
By appointment only

Lisle:
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9am–7pm
Tuesday and Friday: 9am–5pm

Skokie:
Monday-Friday: 9am–5pm

Wheeling:
Tuesday–Wednesday: 9am–7pm
Monday, Thursday and Friday: 9am–5pm

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Admissions


Services:
application processing, re-entry/re-admission and transcript evaluation

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x5151
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–6pm
Friday: 8:30am–5pm

Fax:
847.465.5730

Email:
Admissions@nl.edu
Web site:
Admissions


Office Hours
Wheeling
:
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–6pm
Friday: 8:30am–5pm

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Career Development


Services:
career development, job search tools and resources, job postings

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x3270
 
Email:
careerdevelopment@nl.edu
Web site:
Career Development

Office Hours by Appointment

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Enrollment


Telephone:
888.658.8632 x5668
Monday–Thursday 8:30am–6pm
Friday 9:00am–5pm

Fax Chicago:
312.261.3407

Fax Lisle:
630.874.4491

  Web site:
Enrollment


Office Hours

Chicago and Lisle:
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–7pm
Friday: 8:30am–5pm

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Harrison Fellows Scholarship


Telephone:
888.327.4182

 
Email:
HarrisonFellows@nl.edu
Web site:
Harrison Fellows

Office Hours
Chicago:
Monday–Friday: 9am–5pm

 

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Library and Learning Support


Services:
Library resources, research assistance, tutoring, admissions testing and TAP workshops (consult the LLS Web site for workshop and testing schedules), request for accommodations.*


*Peter Ploegman, LLS Specialist, is the primary contact for students with disabilities, with the responsibility of coordinating accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504, and University policy. All accommodations provided are based on individual need substantiated by medical documentation. For information on how to request accommodations, please contact him at PPloegman@nl.edu or call 888.658.8632 x3188.
 
 

Library Telephone:
888.658.8632 x3376

Learning Support Telephone:
888.658.8632 x3374

 
Library Email:
Library@nl.edu

Learning Support Email:
Learn@nl.edu
Library Web site:
Library

Learning Support Web site:
Learning Support


Office Hours
Chicago Library Hours:
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–8pm
Friday: 9am–5pm
Saturday: 9am–2pm

Lisle, Skokie, Wheeling and Elgin Library Hours:
Monday–Thursday: 10am–6pm
Friday: 9am–5pm

On-site library faculty and learning support hours vary by campus and day. Please call or check the Web site for more information.

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Ombudsman and International Students


Services:
Ombudsman, issue resolution, student visas

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x3461
 
Email:
Comments@nl.edu
Web site:
Ombudsman


Office Hours
Chicago:
Monday–Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Additional hours by appointment

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Prior Learning Assessment


Services:
Provides prior learning programs for undergraduate adult learners

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x4319
Fax:
630.874.4319
Testing line (CLEP and DANTES):
630.874.4316
Web site:
Prior Learning Assessment


Office Hours
Lisle:
Monday–Friday: 8am–5pm

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Registrar


Services:
transcripts, verifications, certification, degree audits, grade updates

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x5718
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–6pm
Friday: 8:30am–5pm

Fax:
847.465.4746
Email:
Registrar@nl.edu
Web site:
Registrar


Office Hours
Chicago:

Monday–Friday: 9am–5pm

Wheeling:
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–6pm
Friday: 8:30am–5pm

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Student Experience and Student Life


Services:
CTA U-pass, commencement, student activities

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x3568
 
Email:
StudentAffairs@nl.edu
Web site:
Student Experience


Office Hours
Monday–Thursday: 9am–7pm
Friday: 9am–5pm

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Student Finance/Financial Aid


Services:
on-campus general information, financial aid, student billing, book advances, financial aid refunds,
student loans, work-study, graduate assistantships, veterans services

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x5350
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–6pm
Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Fax:
847.465.5894  
Email:
StudentFinance@nl.edu
Web site:
Student Finance


Office Hours
Chicago:

Monday–Thursday: 8am–7pm
Friday: 8am–5pm

Lisle, Skokie and Wheeling:
Monday–Thursday: 9am–6pm
Friday: 9am–5pm

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Technical Student Support/Help Desk


Services:
on- and off-campus technology support, NLU Portal and password reset, Distance 2 Learn (D2L), NLU email, live text

Telephone:
Off campus: 866.813.1177
On campus: x4357
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 

Email:
helpdesk@nl.edu

Web site:
oit.nl.edu/services_helpdesk.cfm
 

Office Hours
Chicago:
Monday–Thursday: 8am–8pm
Friday: 8am–5pm
Saturday: 8am–Noon

Lisle, Skokie and Wheeling:
Monday–Thursday: 8am–8pm
Friday: 8am–5pm
Saturday: 8am–Noon

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Veterans Services


Services:
Paul Knudtson, Director of Armed Forces Relations

Telephone:
888.658.8632 x3262
 
Email:
pknudtson@nl.edu
Web site:
Veterans Services


Office Hours
Chicago:
Monday–Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Additional time available when requested
Student Veterans Lounge located in room 4018

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Virtual Bookstore/Gift Shop


Services:
textbooks, eCampus, textbook buy-back

Telephone:
877.284.6744
 
Email:
BookStore@ecampus.com
Web site:
Bookstore

Chicago Gift Shop Hours:
Monday–Thursday: Noon–5pm

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Facilities


Services:
student ID cards, vending, room assignment, campus directions, lost and found, copy center, parking discount (Chicago)

Telephone:
888.658.8632
Chicago x3333
Elgin x8800
Lisle x4444
Skokie x2222
Wheeling x5555
 

 

Campus Hours:

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  Monday–Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Chicago 7:30am–10pm  7:30am–10pm 7:30am–5:30pm Per the academic schedule***
Elgin 7:30am–10pm  7:30am–5pm Per the academic schedule*** Closed
Lisle 7:30am–10pm  7:30am–5:30pm* Per the academic schedule*** Closed
Skokie 7:30am–10pm  7:30am–5:30pm* 8am–3pm** Closed
Wheeling 7:30am–10pm  7:30am–5:30pm* Per the academic schedule*** Closed

* Hours may be extended based on the academic schedule
** Based on the academic schedule, hours may be reduced; additionally between terms and during the summer term campuses may be closed on Saturdays as well as per the academic schedule
*** Only open as needed to support the academic schedule, please contact Facilities Management regarding specific dates.

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Response Center


Services:
Call Center

Telephone:
888.658.8632

Office Hours
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–6pm
Friday: 8:30am–5pm

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Florida Regional Center


Services:
general information, registration, financial aid, student, bursar services, veterans services

Telephone:
800.366.6581
813.286.8087

Fax:
813.287.0246

Address:
5110 Eisenhower Blvd., suite 102
Tampa, FL 33634

Web site:
Florida Regional Center


Office Hours

Monday–Thursday: 9am–6pm
Friday: 9am–5pm

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Milwaukee Campus


Services:
general information, registration, financial aid, student bursar services, veterans services

Telephone:
800.443.5522 x6842
414.577.2658
Fax:
414.577.1103
Address:
12000 W. Park Place, suite 100
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Web site:
Milwaukee Campus


Office Hours

Monday–Friday: 9am–5pm

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College of Arts and Sciences


Telephone:
888.658.8632 x3378
 


Office Hours

Chicago:
Monday–Friday: 8am–5pm

Lisle:
Monday–Friday: 9am–5pm

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College of Management and Business


Telephone:
888.658.8632 x3609
 


Office Hours

Chicago:
Monday–Friday: 8am–5pm

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National College of Education


Telephone:
888.658.8632 x5065
 

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm

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Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632

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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632

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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632

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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632

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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

     

     

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658

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