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DeKalb/Sycamore area

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Undergraduate Admissions Office’s FAQ page can help you find answers to specific questions that you, as an NIU parent, might be asking.

Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions >



Parents Association

The NIU Parents’ Association is a way for you to stay connected with life at NIU while your son or daughter is here

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Campus visits/Open Houses

Plan your visit to NIU! Learn about campus visits, campus tours, group visits, open houses, and more.

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Resources for Parents

A one-stop portal for interested parents to learn more about NIU

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