Transfer Visits


Transfer students find a home at NIU, with over 50% of our students holding credits from other institutions. Whether you are seeking challenging academics, a vibrant campus life or opportunities to serve the community around you by expressing your unique talents and interests, you'll find Northern Illinois University an engaging place to live and learn. An NIU education is nationally-recognized in quality, nationally-ranked in value and aimed at providing you with personal, career and life success.

We encourage you to explore our academic programs, experiential learning opportunities, student organizations and opportunities to capitalize on our partnerships to bring your learned theories into practice.

Transfers Get Information Fridays (TGIF)

Join us for a campus visit, designed just for Transfer students. “Transfers Get Information Fridays” or TGIF events feature meetings with an admission counselor, a transfer-specific admission presentation and a tour of campus. TGIF presentations begin weekly at 11:30 a.m.

Register for a transfer visit

Transfer students are encouraged to attend the transfer-specific presentation and tour scheduled twice per day on most Fridays, but are welcome at all visits.

For accommodations related to a disability, please contact Ted Campbell at 815-753-8304 or as soon as possible.

Office of Admissions
Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115

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


Transfer Center:

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