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Visit NIU

Come Visit!

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 Daily Visit and Campus Tour

A one-hour admissions presentation followed by a 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)

Attend 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

Stop by and see us!

The Office of Admissions is open year-round (excluding university holidays/closures) for individual walk-in visits with admission representatives.

Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Williston Hall 101
350 Normal Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

If you would like to meet with university staff in your academic major of interest, please contact us to schedule an appointment at least 10 days in advance.

Take a Virtual Tour

Visit the NIU campus from the comfort of your own home using our interactive Virtual Tour. Start your tour now!