Plan a Prospective Student Campus Visit

Start your college search by visiting campus.
Your in-person visit will include a welcome by Admissions and a walking tour of campus

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.

Set Up a Virtual Appointment

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

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.

Take a 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

Join three current NIU Huskies on a narrated video tour of campus.

Campus Video Tour

Take an in-depth look at the whole campus. 

Campus Walking Tour

Have questions? We would be happy to help.

Try Our Live Chat

Our team is online to answer questions live:
Staff chat: Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. CST

Ask Virtual Victor

You can ask Virtual Victor questions anytime of day, whenever someone is not available to chat with you live.

Talk with a Counselor

Meet your admissions counselor and contact directly or schedule an appointment to chat.

Through the Eyes of a Huskie

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

Huskies of Instagram

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


Interested in starting a graduate program?

Take a virtual visit of our Graduate School.

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