About 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. Our philosophy and approach to learning follow over 40 years of tradition, excellence and community. We are a member institution of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) and the Honors Council of the Illinois Region (HCIR).

We welcome students from all academic disciplines. In fact, students from every college and undergraduate major are representated in the University Honors Program.

Through specialized courses, advising, engaged learning opportunities, a living-learning community and extracurricular programming, our program develops tomorrow's leaders today. 


Contact Us

University Honors Program 
Campus Life Building 110
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-0694
Email: honors@niu.edu

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