Register for Classes
Fall 2018 course offerings will be online for viewing on MyNIU in mid-March and as departments make them available. A printable schedule of classes is also available in PDF format. Summer 2018 course offerings are available now if departments have made them available.
Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 Begins in April
You will be assigned registration appointments the first week of March 2018. Registration appointments are assigned based on the number of courses in progress and earned hours. Beginning mid-March, you may check MyNIU for your appointment day and time. You may register on or after the assigned appointment day and time as long as there are not any holds assigned to your record. All new undergraduate students are allowed to register after meeting with an academic advisor following their orientation session (providing the appointment day and time has been reached).
Summer/Fall 2018 Registration Appointments
- Appointment times are assigned based on the number of in progress and earned hours
- Appointment windows are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day
- You should check MyNIU for your appointment day and time
|April 2, 2018||Intercollegiate athletes, veterans and university honor students|
|April 3, 2018||Graduate students in degree-seeking programs with 21-999.99 hours|
|April 4, 2018||Graduate students in degree-seeking programs with 0-20.99 hours|
|April 4, 2018||Post-baccalaureate students with 0-999.99 hours|
|April 4, 2018||Undergraduate students with 120-999.99 hours|
|April 5, 2018||Undergraduate students 90-119.99 hours|
|April 6, 2018||Undergraduate students 60-89.99 hours|
|April 9-10, 2018||Undergraduate students 30-59.99 hours|
|April 11, 2018||Undergraduate students 0-29.99 hours|
|April 12, 2018||All students-at-large with 0-999.99 hours|
|April 13, 2018||Open enrollment begins (no registration appointment needed)|
- Visiting students will be allowed to register beginning April 13, 2018.
- All new undergraduate students will be allowed to register after meeting with an academic advisor following their orientation session (providing the appointment day and time has been March 2018. You should login to MyNIU to view your specific registration appointment time
- You should check MyNIU for negative service indicators that may impact registration.
How Do I Register?
If you're a new student at NIU, you'll first need to attend an orientation and advising session. After you have done this, you'll be able to register for classes through MyNIU.
You can find what classes are being offered at NIU for the upcoming semester and at what times these classes meet by visiting the search for courses page.
When Can I Register?
Undergraduate students are scheduled for registration based on the total number of credit hours earned, including hours in progress, transfer, proficiency and NIU hours. The more hours a student has earned, the earlier they can start to register.
Graduate students and students-at-large are scheduled for registration based on the number of hours earned and hours in progress.
Enrollment appointments can be viewed on the Student Center page in MyNIU.
If you have any questions about the registration process or would like more information please feel free to contact the NIU Office of Registration and Records at 815-753-0681 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read FAQs about registration and withdrawal.