Welcome and Mission

Welcome back Huskies!

The Office of Military and Veteran Services serves as a liaison between the Department of Veteran Affairs and the military-connected students at Northern Illinois University. As advocates for the academic success of our students, we work tirelessly to create pathways to our student's goals. We encourage our military-connected students to engage and embrace every opportunity to connect with the Huskie Experience. Our students are veterans, reservists/guard and dependents (spouses/children). All our welcome in our lounge space to interact or to simply have a place to study.

We look forward to meeting you if this is your first day at NIU, or seeing you again as you continue your journey.

Your win is our win!

Jorie O’Brien, M.S.Ed.
Associate Director, Military and Veteran Services

Mission Statement

The Office of Military and Veteran Services serves as a central resource for our unique and diverse population of students at Northern Illinois University. By developing student-centered programming and providing excellent customer service, we strive to enhance the learning environment and develop a culture of inclusion for all military students.

Contact Us

Military and Veteran Services
Peters Campus Life Building 160
DeKalb, IL 60115

815-753-0943 (fax)

Schedule a virtual appointment

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