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Learning & Information Technology Services

Welcome to National Louis University's Department of Learning & Information Technology Services (LITS) home page.

Who We Are

Learning & Information Technology Services (LITS) provides improved effectiveness and efficiency in the University’s administrative processes including recruiting, admissions, registration, financial aid, student accounts, finance, human resources and alumni development offices; facilitates the use of technology by faculty in the teaching, learning and advising processes; improves the administrative decision-making process with accurate, timely and easily accessed data; provides students, faculty and staff with global access to computing resources and Internet access and services; builds upon the University’s strategic plan, develops and executes an institution-wide IT plan, and participates in Technology Governance and implementation of technology policies and procedures.

The NLU Technology Initiative

Central to the mission of National Louis University is the commitment to facilitate access to academic programs, provide academic support, integrate knowledge across disciplines, and encourage the active participation of learners. A National Louis University education enables the learner to fulfill personal and professional goals as a citizen of a diverse society and a global community. Sophisticated use of information technology is an essential, integral component of both the learning process and the provision of administrative and student support services.

To achieve these goals, National Louis University established an agreement with Ellucian, a company that provides in-house information technology services to colleges and universities throughout the United States. As part of this agreement, Ellucian staff members are part of the Learning & Information Technology Services (LITS) staff. LITS provides a full suite of network, Web development and computing services throughout the university community.

LITS Services

Learning & Information Technology Services (LITS) at National Louis University provides strategic technology solutions throughout the NLU community following the best practices set forth by the LITS leadership team and the University Technology Council (UTC).

LITS offers a full suite of technology services in the following areas:

Contact the Help Desk for more information on any of LITS's services.


    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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