Registering for Orientation

You might not be new to college, but you will be new to NIU! That's why we'll give you the best start possible with our orientation program. You can register for online orientation in MyNIU. Please read our transfer FAQ before you register.

How to register:

  1. Log in to MyNIU and click on Student Center.
  2. Click on the Undergraduate Admissions tile.
  3. Confirm your Intent to Enroll.
  4. Pay the nonrefundable Enrollment Fee.
  5. Click on the Undergraduate Orientation tile.
  6. Choose your orientation date.

Once you register, we'll send you an email within 48 hours to confirm your reservation and provide details about next steps.

Family Member Orientation

We understand you might have family members who want to know more about your transition to NIU. That's why they'll have the opportunity to complete an online family orientation. You'll attend the virtual academic advising portion of orientation on your own. 

Contact Us

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

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