There’s no better place than a college town for sports, arts, lectures and other activities to enrich your life.
As a public university with deep connections to the region, NIU takes seriously its commitment to building communities, developing local economies and sharing research and artistry to improve the world around us.
This section of Campus Meets Community is designed for community members in and near DeKalb who would like to learn about the resources NIU has to offer to the wider community. This is only a starting point – there are so many opportunities for work, play and learning! But check out these pages to begin discovering: