Campus Visits/Open Houses
Office of Admissions
Serving both new students and transfer students, the NIU admissions office can help you prepare for an admissions offer to NIU.
Orientation & First-Year Experience
Off to a good start! Orientation and First-Year Experience serves new students and families in their transition to Northern Illinois University.
Find answers to many of your questions about how to finance an education at NIU. The Office of Student Financial Aid will advise you every step of the way.
The Scholarship Office at NIU is a valuable resource to get students connected with a wide variety of scholarship opportunities. Use a scholarship finder to locate a scholarship from NIU or search dozens of categories of private scholarships.
Residential Housing and Dining
There are lots of options for students living on campus. NIU offers a variety of room types and meal plans, and different lifestyle options to best suit your personal and academic needs.
Whether you come from the city, suburbs, or the country, DeKalb and the surrounding communities will have some of the comforts of home. Link to official DeKalb, Sycamore, and DeKalb County websites and to information about the DeKalb/Sycamore communities, business, events, festivals, etc.
NIU Alumni Association
Once a Huskie always a Huskie! The alumni association connects NIU graduates for fun events and travel opportunities, over 50 special events a year!