UNIV 201

UNIV 201: The Transfer Experience provides an invaluable introduction to NIU. These elective, one-credit, 16-week courses are designed to help you adjust to NIU, meet fellow incoming students and develop skills necessary to succeed at NIU and beyond.

  • Explore meaningful campus involvement that fits into your schedule.
  • Learn how to use essential online tools such as MyNIU, Blackboard and NIU student email.
  • Get connected with university resources that are specifically important to you.
  • Develop a resume and discover internships and career opportunities.
  • 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 201 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 201 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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