6 Student Support Services AccessibleNU This course is designed to be welcoming to, accessible to, and usable by everyone, including students who are English-language learners, have a variety of learning styles, have disabilities, or are new to online learning. Be sure to let me know immediately if you encounter a required element or resource in the course that is not accessible to you. Also, let me know of changes I can make to the course so that it is more welcoming to, accessible to, or usable by students who take this course in the future. Northwestern University and AccessibleNU are committed to providing a supportive and challenging environment for all undergraduate, graduate, professional school, and professional studies students with disabilities who attend the University. Additionally, the University and AccessibleNU work to provide students with disabilities and other conditions requiring accommodation a learning and community environment that affords them full participation, equal access, and reasonable accommodation. The majority of accommodations, services, and auxiliary aids provided to eligible students are coordinated by AccessibleNU, which is part of the Dean of Students Office. SPS Student Services The Department of Student Services supports the academic and professional growth of SPS students. The Student Services team guides students through academic planning, policies, and administrative procedures, and promotes a supportive environment to foster student success. Students are encouraged to actively make use of the resources and staff available to assist them: Academic and Career Advisers, Counseling and Health Services, Student Affairs, Legal Services, Financial Aid and Student Accounts, among other services. For a comprehensive overview of course and program processes and policies and helpful student resources, please refer to your SPS Student Handbook. Academic Support Services Northwestern University Library As one of the leading private research libraries in the United States, Northwestern University Library serves the educational and information needs of its students and faculty as well as scholars around the world. Visit the Library About page for more information or contact Distance Learning Librarian Tracy Coyne at312-503-6617 or [email protected].
7 Program-Specific Library Guides ● Information Systems ● Public Policy ● Predictive Analytics ● Global Health ● Medical Informatics ● Sports Administration Additional Library Resources ● Connectivity: Campus Wireless and Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources ● Reserve a Library Study Room ● Sign up for an in-person or online Research Consultation Appointment ● Getting Available Items: Delivery to Long-Distance Patrons ● Social Science Data Resources ● Resources for Data Analysis The Writing Place The Writing Place is Northwestern’s center for peer writing consultations. Consultations are free and available to anyone in the Northwestern community: undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, or staff. To book an appointment, go to