Orientation and First Year Programs

We're excited to welcome you to campus!

The Office of Orientation and First Year Programs welcomes and introduces new undergraduate students and their family members to the NIU community. We partner with areas across the university to deliver orientation programs for first year and transfer students that set up our new Huskies for a successful career at NIU.

We also support incoming students throughout their first year as an NIU Huskie. In addition to orientation, our office coordinates Week of Welcome (WOW), as well as support programs including the First-Year Success Series and transfer mentoring.

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Orientation and First Year Programs
Williston 334
DeKalb, IL 60115

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