Spring Orientation Dates

Registration for orientation will be available in early September 2018.

Attendance at a complete orientation session is mandatory, partial attendance does not fulfill your requirement.

You’ll only be allowed to attend sessions available to you via the MyNIU system. Advising for some majors and colleges is not available on all dates. Session date availability is based on your major and are first come, first serve. Please note, we do not have a waitlist. 

Please note, if you change your major, your orientation date may change too. Questions, contact us at 815-753-1535. 




Wednesday, November 14, 2018


Tuesday, November 20, 2018


Friday, December 7, 2018


Thursday, January 10, 2019 (Express Orientation**)

** Express Orientation is an abbreviated program providing you with essential information, an appointment with an advisor and registration for the upcoming semester.