Academic Centers

Enrich Your Academic Experience

Conduct original research, explore careers, serve the greater good and prepare for a dynamic future.

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

  • The Russell G. Weigand Center for Professional Excellence prepares Elmhurst College 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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