Whether you're deciding on a major or where to pursue your graduate degree, we know that educational decisions are some of the most difficult ones you'll ever encounter. We've assembled the resources on this page to help you decide whether our department is the right place for you.
Please feel free to contact us if you have additional questions about the application process, our programs, life at NIU, or the greater Chicagoland area.
Learn more about the department, NIU and campus life
- Campus Life
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- Graduate Program
- Information for International Students
- Open House Dates and Info
- The Northern Star (NIU's award-winning student newspaper)
- Housing Guide (Google Maps-compatible browser required)
- Undergraduate Program
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