This department is comprised of two areas: Student Receivables which services and maintains NIU student accounts, and Commercial Receivables which services and maintains our commercial customer accounts. Both areas issue bills and monthly account statements, process refunds, and respond to account and billing inquiries for their respective NIU customer base.
This department provides services and support related to student/commercial accounts receivable, billing, and collections related to student, departmental, and commercial accounts. Principle areas of Bursar operations include accounts receivable, cashiering, account counseling, and the University OneCard program.
Capital Budget and Space Planning
This department is responsible for the management and planning of the University’s operating and capital budgets, information management and policy analysis, and strategic planning.
Computer Support Services
This department is responsible for providing assistance for a variety of software and desktop maintenance and repair problems, including software installations, hardware upgrades and installations, virus scanning and troubleshooting, data file back-ups and transfers, and diagnosing and fixing operating problems.
NIU’s OneCard is a multipurpose, campus identification for students, faculty, staff, and annuitants, and can be used to access various privileges on campus.
This department administers purchasing activities for the University organization. Procurement transactions include commodities, equipment, software, furnishings, construction/renovation, and professional/artistic services. Procurement operations also include administration of the commercial credit card (P-card) program, rules and procedures of the Illinois Procurement Code, the Minority and Female Business Enterprise Act, and coordination of purchases with the Illinois Procurement Policies Board.