The Commercial Accounts Receivable Office, within the Office of the Bursar, issues customer numbers to Student Association (SA) recognized organizations/groups. The customer number allows organizations to charge services on campus for their activities and events. Note: For your protection, the policy of this department is to NEVER give out your customer number or your organization's account information over the phone.
Phone: (815) 753-1885; option #5
Student Organization AR Policies (pdf)
New for Fall 2015 semester: Student Involvement & Leadership Development has instituted a new management system for student organizations called Huskie Link. All student organization forms, including Accounts Receivable Authorization forms, must be completed online at Huskie Link. If you have not already submitted your organization’s forms, click here https://niu.collegiatelink.net/ to get started. Click on Campus Links to find all the organization registration forms.
Before your organization can obtain a customer number from this office, you must do the following:
All charges billed through the Commercial Accounts Receivable Office must be paid by cash, check, money order, or online by credit card or e-check. If there exists any discrepancies in your billing, it is your responsibility to protest the charges. Payments can be made payable to Northern Illinois University and mailed to:
Northern Illinois University
Accounts Receivable Office
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
Important: Your organization will be placed on a Hot List if it has an outstanding balance 90 days past due.