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Advising and Student Support

The department offers general academic and career counseling to students. You can seek help and advice from any member of the department, including faculty you meet in introductory or core courses or those with whom you feel comfortable. In addition, you can take advantage of our advising resources outlined below. 

Visit the Undergraduate Advising page for more information on how to make an appointment with an advisor: 

ADVISING HOURS & FORMS

advising process

Step 1: Use the department website

Start looking for answers on this website. Degree requirements can be found on the Economics Major, Economics Minor and BA/MA Program webpages. Answers to common questions can be found on the FAQs webpages:

Step 2: Meet with an Undergraduate Advisor

Meet with one of our faculty advisors who hold advising sessions throughout the week. They can answer most questions and can sign declaration of major and minor forms. 

Step 3: Consult with the Assistant Director

Please email econBA@northwestern.edu for general questions.

Step 4: Consult with the Director of Undergraduate Studies

For questions that can't be answered by one of the advisors or the assistant director, contact Director of Undergraduate Studies Mark Witte.

Tutoring & Additional resources

The department maintains a list of graduate and undergraduate students willing to tutor students in various economics subjects. See the student tutors.

Additional resources:

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