ALPHA Center

Tutoring and Testing

Welcome to the Academic Learning Program for Higher Achievement (ALPHA) Center at University of Northwestern. The ALPHA Center supports the University of Northwestern community through a variety of student services including, but not limited to the following:

For more information, contact the ALPHA Center Program Manager.



Carol Steinbach, ALPHA Center Program Manager


Writing Tutoring
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Check the Online Scheduler for more information or to make an appointment.

Summer and holiday hours vary; please call ahead.

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The ALPHA Center is closed daily for chapel.

Summer Testing Hours
Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. or by appointment
Friday, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.