About the Program

Welcome to the University Honors Program!

The University Honors Program at Northern Illinois University provides an enriched educational experience for students of high intellectual potential who are committed to the pursuit of knowledge and understanding. Through specialized courses and academic advising, engaged learning opportunities, a customized living-learning community, and extracurricular programming, the University Honors Program facilitates the development of creative and challenging educational encounters. Through collaborative interaction with the University's colleges and departments, these opportunities are provided for students in all academic disciplines.

Thank you for taking the time to visit the University Honors Program at NIU, where we remain committed to Tradition, Excellence, and Community.