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Office Location

Bursar Office
NIU - DeKalb Campus
Swen Parson Hall - Room 235

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Mailing Address

Bursar Office
Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

Phone: 815-753-1885
Fax: 815-753-2400

Email: Bursar Email Form


  • Swen Parson Hall 235: Located on the wall at left side of entrance to office
  • Founders Memorial Library: In front of the OneCard Office, Room 104

    Please be sure that your 8-Digit Student ID is written in the memo section of the check and is in a sealed envelope.


Hours of Operation

  • Face to face: Open in person Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Phone and email: Bursar staff are available by phone and email (Bursar Email Form) to review your account and advise payment options Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Remote Appointments: Personalized, remote appointments are available with Account Counselors Monday through Friday through our online appointment app.
    Schedule an Appointment
  • Closed Saturday, Sunday and university holidays.

Cashiering Hours

Student Account Information Access

Log in with your student Z-ID and password to access account information via  MyNIU for 24/7 access.

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