UNIV 101

UNIV 101: University Experience provides an invaluable introduction to NIU. These elective, one-credit, 16-week courses are designed to help you adjust to NIU and develop the skills necessary to succeed in college and beyond.

  • Practice success strategies through collaborative learning activities.
  • Learn how to use essential online tools such as MyNIU, Blackboard and NIU student email.
  • Understand where and when to go for help.
  • Gain vital skills in writing, communication and critical thinking.
  • Network with NIU faculty, staff and peers while making new and maintaining existing friendships.

Courses have an average class size of 19 students to foster close student interaction. Our faculty and staff are committed to helping you succeed.

Enrollment Information

  1. Visit MyNIU to pick a section.
  2. All UNIV 101 sections need a permit number. Call 815-753-0028 or send an email to fsye@niu.edu with your name, Z-ID, your selected section and a phone number where you can be reached.
  3. After getting your permit number, you can enroll in a UNIV 101 course at MyNIU.

If you have any questions or need help signing up, call 815-753-0028 or email fsye@niu.edu for assistance.

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Orientation and First Year Programs
Altgeld Hall 100
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-0028
orientation@niu.edu

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