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Learning Resources

Whether you're just out of high school, an older student returning to college, or an adult enrolling for the first time, we have the academic resources to help you succeed.


Academic Calendars—lists key dates for each semester and summer session, including exam schedules.

Academic Success and Achievement Program—gives students the opportunity to take an active role in their education through Supplemental Instruction, the ACES Program and 21st Century Scholars.  

Adult Education - offers a leading Adult Education program that promotes professional development, lifelong learning and personal enrichment. Non-credit courses prepare individuals for productive employment, support career advancement, provide work skills development, offer personal interest learning opportunities, and assist companies that want to invest in their employees through customized work-related training and certification programs. 

Army ROTC—enables students to serve as officers in the Army, Army National Guard, or the Army Reserve while earning college degrees.

Career Services—helps students and alumni plan for successful careers and secure meaningful employment. Services include interest testing, advising and counseling, a career resource library, on-campus recruiting, job fairs and career days, internship program, work study services, and a job listing file.

Language, Cultures, and Listening Labstate-of-the-art computer and multimedia facility offers a stunning array of teaching and learning tools that create connections between languages and cultures and learning and living.

Library - houses a collection of nearly half a million books, periodical volumes and 200,000 government publications.  The library is a state of the art building with modern technology, ergonomic seating, designated study and research areas, and a small café.Special purpose areas include the Calumet Regional Archives, the Northwest Indiana Center for Data and Analysis, the Lake County Central Law Library, and facilities for the visually impaired. The library is supported by the 7 million bound volumes and over 25 million periodicals other materials in the Indiana University Libraries system. 

Math Assistance Center —provides free tutoring services on a walk-in basis.

Online Education—supports online courses and programs at IU Northwest.  

Study Abroad Programs—provides overseas study opportunities.

Student Support Services—offers personal and academic support services to help eligible students adjust to life at IU Northwest and earn their degrees.

Supplemental Instruction—provides free study sessions several times a week for selected courses. The sessions are conducted by undergraduates who attend the class and work with the professor to help students share and master information.

Student Advising Centerprovides academic information, resources, and services to all undergraduate students, with a primary focus on exploratory students.

Union Education Program—offers noncredit classes in labor law, collective bargaining, steward training, and arbitration.

Writing Center—offers free individualized advice and guidance.

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