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The Director of Undergraduate Studies, the Director of Calculus, and the Director of MENU are the primary advisers for undergraduate students in the department.

schedule an advising appointment

Mathematics Majors and Minors should schedule advising appointments using INSPIRE (click here to log in).  If all available appointment times conflict with your schedule, then send a request for an advising appointment to the Director of Undergraduate Studies via  

To Declare a Math Major or Minor

To declare a mathematics major or minor, obtain a Declaration of Major (resp., Minor) form and schedule an advising appointment by visiting Jenima Lyon in the Math Dept Office in Lunt 201.  Bring the completed major or minor declaration form to your advising appointment.  

Students who have not declared a mathematics or minor should schedule an advising appointment by visiting Jenima Lyon in the Math Dept Office in Lunt 201 (phone: 847-491-3377, email:

FOR SEE OFFICE HOURS Contact information

Permission numbers; Declaration Forms,
DUS Appointments 

Jenima Lyon  Undergraduate Program Assistant

Lunt 201 M-F
8:30am to  4:30 pm

(847) 491-3377


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
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


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