Advising Responsibilities

Our academic advisors specialize in accountancy, business administration, finance, marketing, management, and operations management and information systems. The environment they create promotes responsibility and will help you develop into a successful professional.

What to Expect from Your Undergraduate Advisor

Your advisor will:

  • Help you understand university policies and procedures, general education requirements and program curriculums.
  • Provide encouragement and guidance as you define and attain your goals.
  • Tell you about campus resources and services that can enhance your time at NIU.
  • Help you build relationships with faculty, staff and other students.
  • Maintain confidentiality and promote ethical behavior.
  • Answer your questions and concerns.
  • Promote your ability to think critically, solve problems and make informed decisions about your future.
  • Keep track of your academic progress and remind you of important academic deadlines.