Mapworks for Faculty and Staff

Mapworks for Faculty and Staff


Mapworks Training

We have many different training options to make sure that training is efficient and effective for our campus partners. We have training sessions for:

User Training

All NEW faculty and staff who wish to participate in the Mapworks program will need to be trained for the 2016-2017 year. Training will give you an overview of Mapworks at NIU, helpful tips on how to use Mapworks to assist you in your role at NIU, as well as hands on training within the system.

There are two opportunities for training.

Online Training

Users in the Mapworks program have the opportunity to participate in an online training environment. To complete the training program, you will need to complete the following training session and follow the instructions to show your completion of the program. 

Point and Click Training

Participants who prefer to have an in-person training session with have the opportunity to attend one of the following sessions. 

  • Tuesday, August 2, 9:00-10:00am (Cole Hall 106)
  • Thursday, August 11, 10:30-11:30am (Cole Hall 106)
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2:00-3:00pm (Cole Hall 106)

To sign up for training, please click here

For more information or to schedule an individual training session for you or your staff, please email

Continued Training: Brown Bag Lunch Series

The OSAS is proud to offer a Brown Bag Lunch Series. Mapworks users can partake in continued training and professional development on the program.

Dates and topics for the 2016-2017 academic year are listed below:

September 15th from 12-1 p.m. (Altgeld Hall Room 125)

 How to Increase Student Interest and Participation in Mapworks

November 15th from 12-1 p.m. (Altgeld Hall Room 125)

 Case Studies: Using Mapworks to Work Through Real-Life Situations

February 15th from 12-1 p.m. (Altgeld Hall Room 125)

Data: Fall Outcomes & Assessment, National Comparison, and Spring Outlook