Register for an NIU Preview Day

Join other future Huskies for a fun and free exploration of everything NIU can offer you.

Visit Us on Campus

You choose the date and time when you'll join an admissions counselor for a walking tour of campus.

Group Visits

NIU is currently not offering group visits for fall 2021. For schools and community organizations who are interested in scheduling a future group visit, please complete the group visit interest form.

Virtual Visit Options

Choose the virtual visit option that works best for you.

Join Us for a Virtual Presentation

Want to learn how to get started at NIU? Join one of our virtual presentation sessions to learn next steps. 

Virtual Campus Visit

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Set Up a Virtual Appointment

Want a chance to ask more specific questions and get personalized answers? An appointment is the perfect option.
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Freshman Student Virtual Appointments

Transfer Student Virtual Appointments

Join Us for a Virtual Huskie Highlight

Get an inside look at what it's like to be a Huskie. These virtual events and presentations focus on both academics and campus life. Join us to see what it's like to study a specific subject, live in a residence hall and much more.

Academic Programs

Campus Resources

Current Student Panels

Take a Virtual Campus Tour

If you can't be here in person, you can still check out campus on one of our virtual tours.

Take a tour featuring seven key areas on campus.  

Campus Highlights Tour

Learn about NIU with a panoramic walking tour.

Panoramic Campus Tour

Join three NIU Huskies on a narrated video tour.

Campus Video Tour

Have questions? We would be happy to help.

Ask Virtual Victor

You can ask Virtual Victor E. Huskie questions anytime. Look for the "Talk to us!" chat icon at the top right.

Contact Us

Feel free to contact us at  or 815-753-0446.

Through the Eyes of a Huskie

See Northern Illinois University through the eyes of a different Huskie each week!

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In Their Own Words

See what students say about their experience at NIU.

Why did they choose NIU? What are their favorite classes? How do they find their places here?

Ready to learn more about NIU?

Tell Us About You

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