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NLU Online Bookstore

You can purchase your books at Ecampus four weeks prior to the term start. Books can be packaged into Financial Aid through the book advance/voucher form.

Academic Advising Appointments

Contact your advisor directly to setup an in-person or phone appointment to review your evaluation, register for classes and plot out your path to graduation. The Fall term begins September 17th so come in today to get registered for Fall, Winter and Spring classes.

Student Experience

The Office of Student Experience connects you with other students, through programming, events, student clubs, and volunteer opportunities. Stay connected with the energy and excitement surrounding the unique NLU student experience through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the NLU Blog.

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Student Finance

Fill out the 14-15 FAFSA using NLU's school code 001733 today. Make sure to check your NLU email for information about verification and your award letter. Questions about financial aid can be directed to the Student Finance Office at 888-658-8632, ext 5350 or

Desire 2 Learn (D2L)

Classes will appear under the NLU Online Campus tab on the NLU Portal only when activated by the instructor. Classes should be activated within two weeks of the start date so continue to check prior to the class start. If a class doesn't appear there, it doesn't mean you've been dropped. You can view your course schedules under the Student Services tab in the Advising & Registration portlet.

Advisor Tips for Online Success

Understand Technical Requirements

Set Aside Dedicated Time

Log in Daily

Connect With Instructors for Help Early


Learning Support

Contact Learning Support directly to schedule a tutoring appointment and view testing schedules. Visit in Desire 2 Learn for virtual tutoring options. The Library Guides are helpful resources for assistance in conducting research, preparing for licensure tests and test taking support strategies.

Career Bridge

The world of work is rapidly changing. The CDO partners with students to help them be competitive in the ever-changing marketplace. Visit Career Beam and Handshake on the Student Services tab in the NLU Portal to take inventories and assessments, update your resume and view open positions.


    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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