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The best way to get to know NIU is to visit. Schedule an individual or small-group visit, or attend an open house and check out NIU with a larger group of your future friends and fellow Huskies.
Schedule a Personalized Visit
Set-up a campus visit customized just for you!
Meet personally with university faculty and staff specific to your interests. This is a great way to get specific information on your intended major.
Please schedule your visit at least 10 days prior to the date you hope to come to campus.
Register for an Open House
Tour the campus, attend featured presentations, learn about academic programs and browse the academic and student life information fair. Experience NIU’s campus and meet current students, faculty and staff. Featured presentations include:
- Choosing Your Major
- Dollars & Sense – Your Guide to Financial Aid
- Housing & Dining at NIU
- Scholarships & Academic Achievement
Attend a one-hour admissions presentation followed by a one-hour walking tour led by Northern Ambassadors. These current students love to show off their campus and share the inside scoop on life as a Huskie.
Schedule your visit, Monday - Friday (and Saturdays during the school year)
Join us for a campus visit, designed just for Transfer students. “Transfers Get Information Fridays” or TGIF events feature meetings with an admission counselor, a transfer-specific admission presentation and a tour of campus.
TGIF presentations begin weekly on Friday at 11:30 a.m.
Can't Visit Just Yet?
Visit the NIU campus from the comfort of your own home using our interactive Virtual Tour. Start your tour now!
Walk-in Visits and Questions
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is open year-round (excluding university holidays/closures) for individual walk-in visits with admission representatives.
Open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Williston Hall 101, 350 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL 60115
Email us anytime: firstname.lastname@example.org
Get directions and parking information to the NIU campus.
Just 1 hour west of Chicago!
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