Learning Center

We're located in the basement of Watson Hall in room 101. Our entrance is right between Watson and DuSable Halls on the second floor. We also have an accessible entrance for those who need to bypass the stairs available on the first floor of DuSable, kitty corner from the DuSable elevator. Ring the doorbell for access and one of our workers will be happy to help you.

Monday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Wednesday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Thursday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closed on university holidays. Hours limited during finals week.

Contact
815-753-1501

  • Misato Sekita, faculty liaison
  • Luis Aguilar, graduate assistant
  • Nicole Aguilar, assistant
  • Diana Asofiei, graduate assistant
  • Lucas Dutra, assistant
  • Keren Figueroa, assistant
  • Victor Ciuntu, graduate assistant

The Learning Center offers a variety of media available for checkout in the following languages and areas:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Classical mythology
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Thai
  • Faculty development
  • Languages and cultures

If anyone should need to bypass the stairs to the Language Learning Center, here is the procedure:

Use the elevator on the second level of DuSable just inside the main doors; proceed to the 1st (ground) floor; the elevator comes out in front of the TA office (DU 137). Access to the Learning Center is available by proceeding down the hall and through the swinging doors next to DU 154 and then going through the back (fire) door in the LLC. (Note: normally, for reasons of safety, the fire door is not open.) A doorbell has been installed outside of the fire doors. Our student workers will respond to the bell and swiftly assist anyone needing special entry via this back door.

Reserve a Learning Center Area

In order to register to the reservations database, you need an invitation code. Please contact Misato Sekita (msekita@niu.edu). Currently, students cannot register to the database.



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