Academic Advising

Academic advisors are here to help every student at Northern, whether on campus, online or part time.
We enjoy helping with your questions, including the transition to college life; identifying majors, minors, and certificates; getting involved in campus life; thinking about internships and undergraduate research; finding academic support resources to succeed in your courses; following your plan of study to graduation; and planning your next steps after graduation.

Our team of academic advisors is committed to you:

At Northern, you can rely on your academic advisors to:

  • Encourage you to own your education and academic plans
  • Envision your academic path to successful graduation
  • Help you set goals and develop your education plans
  • Connect you with Northern faculty who share your interests
  • Connect you with opportunities to help you achieve your goals
  • Help you develop decision-making skills
  • Solve academic challenges
  • Explain graduation requirements for your major, minor, and certificates
  • Identify classes that meet your needs
  • Meet with you in person, on the phone, or via Zoom
  • Walk through university policies and procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality