Visiting Campus

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Visiting campus is the best way to learn about life and learning at NIU. We encourage you to experience our campus in the way you most prefer. If you’d like to meet with university staff in your intended major, please contact us at least 10 days prior to your scheduled visit.

  • Schedule a daily visit – consisting of a one hour general admissions presentation and a one hour walking tour of campus.
  • Schedule an agenda visit – meet personally with college staff specific to your interests. This is a great way to get specific information on your intended major. Please schedule your visit at least 10 days prior to your desired visit by emailing visit@niu.edu.
  • Schedule a large group tour – Experience the campus with a group of 10 or more (high school classes, social groups, etc.).
  • Attend an Open House – Join hundreds of other future Huskies for a more in-depth look at campus. Featuring presentations on financial aid and scholarships, choosing a major, and housing and dining, to name a few. The Academic and Campus Resource Fair and campus tours help you get to know NIU and what we have to offer. Our open houses give you the opportunity to meet NIU administrators and get answers to any questions you may have.
  • Just stop in – Our Admissions office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you can’t get to campus, you can still get answers to your questions through our chats and tour campus through our Virtual Tour.

Upcoming Dates 


Columbus Day Open House

Monday, October 10, 2016

Veterans Day Open House

Friday, November 11, 2016

Office of Admissions
Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-0446
Toll-free: 800-892-3050

Email: admissions@niu.edu

Transfer Center: transfercenter@niu.edu

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