Residential Academic Support

All students who live on campus benefit from an ever-growing array of programs to enhance their Northwestern education. The Office of Residential Academic Initiatives collaborates with campus partners to bring students academic guidance and support where they want it and when they need it. Learn more about our resources programs offered below:

House Calls

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We partner with the Health Professions Advising to help first-year students connect with pre-med advisers and learn about academic options. Health Professions Advising offers many general information sessions in its conference room to accommodate students’ diverse and full schedules. To reach more students, Health Professions Advising now offers some of these sessions after hours in residential settings.

FALL 2017 Schedule

  • Thursday, October 5, 5:30pm
        Elder Hall Seminar Room (room 030)
  • Wednesday, October 11, 4:00pm
        1940 Sheridan Road, 1st floor conference room
  • Friday, October 20, 11:00am
        1940 Sheridan Road, 1st floor conference room
  • Tuesday, October 24, 6:00pm
        Shepard Engagement Center, Room B25
  • Thursday November 2, 3:00pm
        1940 Sheridan Road, 1st floor conference room
  • Wednesday, November 8, 5:30pm
        McCulloch 1st floor lounge
  • Friday, November 10, 10:00am
        1940 Sheridan Road, 1st floor conference room
  • Monday, November 13, 2:00pm 
        1940 Sheridan Road, 1st floor conference room
  • Thursday, November 16, 4:00pm 
        1940 Sheridan Road, 1st floor conference room
  • Tuesday, November 28, 5:00pm
        1940 Sheridan Road, 1st floor conference room

Details

Pre-Med Information sessions for first year students. You must attend one of these sessions prior to meeting with a pre-med adviser! 

Register at bit.ly/PreMed-workshops.

Undergraduate Tutoring Rooms

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Fall 2016 Schedule

Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at TECH HG04
Sundays and Wednesdays: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Allison 1021

Details

Get help with Math, Chem, and Physics! Visit the Resource Rooms, staffed by experienced undergraduate peer tutors, for help in the following courses:

  • CHEM 102
  • CHEM 172
  • MATH 212
  • MATH 213
  • MATH 214
  • MATH 220
  • MATH 224
  • MATH 230
  • MATH 234
  • MATH 240
  • MATH 250
  • PHYSICS 130
  • PHYSICS 135

PLUS (Peer-Led Undergraduate Study)

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Winter 2017 Schedule

Every Sunday Starting January 22nd
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Shepard Engagement Center: B25
FREE and open to all students!

Details

PLUS is a drop-in study session for large introductory courses (listed below). Students can work on their own, with each other, or with peer leaders who have succeeded in these courses. In addition, Writing Place peer consultants are available for no-appointment feedback on writing assignments of all sizes. PLUS is a collaboration between Residential Academic Initiatives and the Searle Center for Advancing Learning & Teaching.

  • Bio 219
  • Chem 102
  • Chem 210
  • Econ 201
  • Econ 202
  • Econ 310-1
  • EA 2
  • Math 213
  • Math 220
  • Math 224
  • Math 230
  • Physics 130-2
  • Physics 135-2
  • Physics 135-3
  • Stat 210

Math Exam Review Study Tables

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Winter 2017 Schedule

  • Sunday, January 29
  • Sunday, February 26
  • Sunday, March 12

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Elder Dining hall (enter via patio)
FREE Brunch!

Details

This quarter, there are three Math Exam Review Study Tables being offered. Teaching staff from the following math courses will be on hand at these sessions to help prepare students for exams.

  • MATH 213
  • MATH 220
  • MATH 224
  • MATH 230
  • MATH 234
  • MATH 290-2

Other Campus Wide-Initiatives

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Other campus-wide initiatives include pop-up libraries, pre-med advising in residential spaces, and final exam late night breakfasts. As information on these initiatives become available, this page will be updated.