Community engagement is at the core of what we do at NIU. Being a public university calls us to connect with communities in our region and around the world in meaningful, authentic and reciprocal ways. We know our students are passionate about connecting and returning to their communities, and NIU is providing many opportunities for them to do so!
Community engagement not only helps you enhance your learning, but it also helps you to gain real world experience, develop skills, and prepare you for a lifetime of effective citizenship. Get started with one of the following programs and initiatives: