School of Art and Design


Contact Us

School of Art and Design 
Jack Arends Building, Room 215
Phone: 815-753-1473
Fax: 815-753-7701
artanddesigninfo@niu.edu

The NIU School of Art and Design is one of the best values for professional careers in art and design.

  • Our Faculty of artists, designers and scholars are nationally and internationally renowned.
  • A network of 10,000 NIU Art and Design alumni connecting our graduates to careers in art and design
  • Fully-accredited world-class education:
    • Institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) since 1969
    • North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
    • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Upcoming Events

Jack Arends Hall 50th Anniversary

This fall kicks off the 50th Anniversary celebration of Jack Arends Hall. Check out our first events!

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