Check Application Status

After submitting an application, an email will be sent to you every Friday until your application is complete. You can determine if the application is complete by logging into your existing application in CollegeNet. If the application is marked “Ready for Review,” it is under review by the program faculty to which you have applied.

Accepting Admission

Degree-seeking students must accept their admission via the Student Center in MyNIU. Once you accept your admission, your status will be again be indicated as complete. 

Viewing your To-do List

Once you are admitted, the Graduate School will email your student identification number and directions for logging into the Student Center in MyNIU. There you will find a to-do list containing the list of official documents that must be received in the Graduate School before you can register for classes.

Contact Us

The Graduate School
Williston Hall 100


Northern Illinois University
1425 West Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115

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Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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