Advising & Tutoring



You are likely to find answers to many of your general questions on this website. Most undergraduate advising in Mathematics is handled by the Director of Undergraduate Studies, the Director of Calculus, and the Director of MENU.

Permission numbers for math courses; forms for declaring math majors/minors; appointments with DUS Math office staff Lunt 201 M-F
8:30 am - 5 pm
(847) 491-3299
Calculus placement; advice on 100- and 200- level courses Aaron Peterson, Director of Calculus Lunt B2 by appointment (847) 491-3299
MENU program Santiago Canez, Director of MENU Lunt B27 by appointment (847) 491-3299
Advising for math majors/minors; declaring a math major/minor; petitions to graduate; study abroad; taking math courses away from NU; math career and graduate school information

John M. Alongi, Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS)

Lunt B3 by appointment (847) 491-3299
Graduation petition forms for majors and minors Online forms from Registrar
Credit for college courses taken while in high school; academic advice unrelated to your major WCAS Office of Undergraduate Studies and Advising (for non-WCAS students: the equivalent school office) 1902 Sheridan Road M-F
8:30 am - 5 pm
(847) 491-8916

Online information and forms about the Application to Graduate


The Searle Center offers collaborative peer-learning experiences to support undergraduates' learning in a range of courses.  Students meet regularly with experienced peer leaders to review course content, work on problems, and prepare for exams. Their programs include:

For more information on the support offered by the Searle Center, click here.

For other academic-advancement resources, including tutoring, campus academic resources, and advice on studying effectively, see the Undergrad Academic Resource Portal.

Private (Paid) Math Tutors (click for list)

Searle Center: Undergraduate Academic Resource Portal

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