About Us

Military Student Services (MSS) is a department within the Student Services Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management (SAEM) at Northern Illinois University (NIU).  As a member of the Student Services Community of Practice, MSS provides comprehensive resources and is a single point of contact for veteran and military students and their families who attend NIU. 



Military Student Services aims to centralize campus and community resources, enhance military students' transitions to and from the University, and provide holistic support to all military students as they persist to graduate from Northern Illinois University.