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Academic Advising

Academic advising is an essential component of an undergraduate education. Academic advisors offer support and guidance and are valuable sources of information regarding course selection and the completion of academic goals.

The Academic Advising team at Northwestern Qatar implements best practices to support students through their academic journey. Students will receive frequent information and assistance with academic performance, planning and registration, graduation plan, and major/minor selection.

Students are expected to utilize the academic advising services available for them to succeed at Northwestern Qatar. Academic Advising expects students to be active and engaged in their learning process and to embrace the following practices:   

Students are assigned advisers according to the first letter of the student’s Northwestern NetID:

First Letter of Net ID

Primary Adviser

Secondary Adviser


Miriam Khalil

Miriam Khalil


Hanan Hindi

Dana Abu Shanab


Miriam Khalil

Miriam Khalil


Dana Abu Shanab

Hanan Hindi 

Please reach out to your academic adviser soon!


How to schedule a meeting with your academic adviser?

To book a meeting, click on the booking link and select your advisor; walk-ins are welcome during office hours.

Academic advisers:

Advising services


Academic Forms

Find forms for change of registration, cross-registration, study abroad, late drop/withdrawal, and more
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Academic Policies

Learn info about class attendance, grading, academic integrity, withdrawal, readmission, and more
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AccessibleNU-Q serves, supports, and empowers Northwestern students with disabilities by ensuring equal access to fully participate in academic programming and all other facets of University life. 
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Get reminders on upcoming academic deadlines, learn about course requirements, and access helpful learning resources. This resource is open to all currently enrolled NU-Q students (NetID login required). Contact Academic Advising and the student success team if you haven’t received an invitation to join.

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