ACES House: Academic and Career Exploratory Scholars

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The ACES House: Academic and Career Exploratory Scholars

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The ACES House is a living- learning community residential option for first-year students who are exploring career paths and academic opportunities at NIU.  The objective is to offer a year-long experience that:

  • Builds a sense of belonging and connects students to campus resources 
  • Explores academic opportunities, career paths, and major options 
  • Supports students’ interests in opportunities for research, internships, and study abroad

Why Choose the ACES House?

To gain an expanded perspective on the baccalaureate experience by being part of an engaged learning community that goes beyond the classroom.  The ACES House will help you understand how your courses connect your major and future career.  You will also take part in numerous learning and leadership activities designed to bring the community theme to life.

Benefits:

  • Move-in early
  • In-house academic advising services and programs
  • Academic and career building events
  • Leadership development
  • Social & community building events

Who can live in the ACES House and how do I sign-up?
The ACES House is an excellent residential option for any first-year students who are exploring career paths and academic opportunities at NIU. To sign-up for your housing preferences, please visit Housing and Dining

ACES House Staff and Contact Information
House Coordinator: Susana Das Neves, Academic Advisor/Counselor
House Leader: Erin Hernandez, undergraduate student

Contact Information:
Email: aac@niu.edu 
Phone: 815.753.2573
Fax: 815.753.2902