About First- and Second-Year Experience


First-Year Freshmen

In support of the academic mission of the university, our goal is to help all first-year freshmen successfully adjust to NIU. 

Programs for Freshmen

Second-Year Sophomores

The Second-Year Experience assists in exploring the unique critical issues and tasks of the second year of college.

Programs for Sophomores

Transfer Students

We will help you successfully adjust to NIU as a transfer student.

Programs for Transfers

Contact Us

First- and Second-Year Experience
Altgeld Hall 100
815-753-0711 (fax)