Meet Our Staff

At NIU, you can build an educational experience that is all your own. With a wide variety of academic programs, 320 student organizations and many opportunities for hands-on learning, we offer you the resources that only a large university can.

Yet, much like a small college, you’ll receive personal attention and guidance from faculty, advisors and staff to help you along the way. We’re dedicated to helping you achieve success because your future is our focus.

Katy Saalfeld

Katy Saalfeld
Acting Director

Tressman Goode

Tressman Goode
Associate Director of Admissions

Find Your Admissions Counselor


Your State

Your State

Are you transferring from a community college or four-year college/university in Illinois?


Your School Name

Your School Name

Your Admissions Counselor

Alex Torres

Your Admissions Counselor

Amanda DeSimon

Your Admissions Counselor

Bettie Mattison-Farris

Your Admissions Counselor

Brenda Powell

Your Admissions Counselor

Brenda Powell

Your Admissions Counselor

De'Marcus Hamilton

Your Admissions Counselor

Tedra Mewhirter

Your Admissions Counselor

Ty Garland

Your Admissions Counselor

Yadira Verastegui

Freshman Admissions Counselors

Lupe Flores

Lupe Flores
Freshman Admissions Counselor/Consejera de Admisiones
Schedule Appointment

De'Marcus Hamilton

De'Marcus Hamilton
Freshman Admissions Counselor
Schedule Appointment

Bettie Mattison-Farris

Bettie Mattison-Farris
Freshman Admissions Counselor
Schedule Appointment

Tedra Mewhirter

Tedra Mewhirter
Freshman/Transfer Admissions Counselor
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Shevon Porter

Shevon Porter
Freshman Admissions Counselor
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 Lizbeth Román

Lizbeth Román
Freshman Admissions Counselor/Consejera de Admisiones
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Yadira Verastegui

Yadira Verastegui
Freshman Admissions Counselor/Consejera de Admisiones
Schedule Appointment

Transfer Admissions Counselors

Amanda DeSimon

Amanda DeSimon
Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
Schedule Appointment

Ty Garland

Ty Garland
Transfer Admissions Counselor
Schedule Appointment

Tedra Mewhirter

Tedra Mewhirter
Freshman/Transfer Admissions Counselor
Schedule Appointment

Brenda Powell

Brenda Powell
Transfer Admissions Counselor
Schedule Appointment

Alex Torres

Alex Torres
Transfer Admissions Counselor/Consejero de Admisiones
Schedule Appointment

Leadership

Contact Us

Office of Admissions
Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-0446
admissions@niu.edu
transfercenter@niu.edu
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