Academic Centers

Our academic centers enhance your education with opportunities ranging from internships to community service to tutoring and beyond.

Enrich your academic experience: Conduct original research, explore careers and prepare for a dynamic future.

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The Russell G. Weigand Center for Professional Excellence

The WCPE prepares Elmhurst University students and alumni for an ever-changing world by igniting their professional curiosity, competencies and purpose. Through career guidance, mentoring, internships and more, the WCPE readies students for a successful launch into their careers and to become effective contributors to society.

Statue of Reinhold Niebuhr in academic centers in Kranz Forum on the campus of Elmhurst University in Elmhurst, IL.

The Niebuhr Center

The Niebuhr Center supports and guides students, faculty and staff to find and follow their unique paths and professions toward serving society and social justice, in the spirit of the Niebuhr legacy.

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Health Professions Advising

Health professions advising offers specialized advising for students who intend to pursue careers in medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, veterinary medicine and other health care fields.

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The Learning Center

The Learning Center offers free tutoring in math, writing, science and other subjects, along with classes on study skills and preparation for the GRE and other tests.

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The D.K. Hardin Center for Market Research

The Hardin Center supports learning in the areas of market research and consumer insights. It provides students with hands-on projects, a speaker series and opportunities to connect with industry experts.

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The Center for Scholarship and Teaching

The Center for Scholarship and Teaching supports professional development opportunities for faculty, encouraging faculty efforts in improving pedagogy and conducting timely, sophisticated scholarship.

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Office of Global Engagement

The Office of Global Engagement (OGE) leads campus-wide internationalization efforts. It’s also where you’ll find international student services and more information about our Study Abroad programs.

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