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 a special-access entrance available for those with special needs 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.

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

9 a.m.-2 p.m.


Closed on university holidays. Hours limited during finals week.


  • Misato Sekita, faculty liaison
  • Luis Aguilar, graduate assistant
  • Diana Asofiei, graduate assistant
  • Andres Cruz, graduate assistant
  • Lucas Dutra, assistant
  • Keren Figueroa, assistant
  • Samantha Vincent, 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

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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(for video and DVD viewing or independent study)