Undergraduate students who are declared majors in the Department can organize a Communication Undergraduate Student Advisory Council (COMM-SAC). This Council shall supervise the election of undergraduate students who will serve as representatives at the Department's faculty meetings, and on other departmental committees.
NIU Forensics is a student organization devoted to a wide range of competitive and non-competitive speech activities. Formed in 1928, NIU Forensics has a rich history of providing students hands-on training in argumentation, advocacy, public speaking, and performance.
The Northern Star is the student-produced, independent media at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. The Northern Star covers NIU campus news, DeKalb city and county news, NIU Huskie sports and northern Illinois entertainment.