If you’re coming to campus, it’s time to download the #CampusClear app
August 18, 2020

Dear NIU Student,

If you’re living on campus or taking classes on campus this fall, it’s time to download the #CampusClear app. Using #CampusClear, you’ll answer a single-question, daily self-survey to assess any symptoms you may be experiencing related to COVID-19. Huskies are taking care of Huskies, and by self-reporting your symptoms every day, you’re helping to keep our campus community safe. 

Download #CampusClear:

How to use #CampusClear:

  1. Download the #CampusClear app from your appropriate app store.
  2. Sign in as a student. You must use your email address. Student emails end in
  3. Choose Northern Illinois University from the list of schools.
  4. The system will send you an email to authenticate you into #CampusClear. Click on the link in your NIU email and return to the app.
  5. Every morning, evaluate how you’re feeling. You’ll log which symptoms you’re experiencing, or if you’re healthy and haven’t been exposed to COVID-19, you’ll just choose “No Symptoms” and then press “See Result.” Based on your responses, you’ll receive a message that you’re either “Good to Go” or that you should stay where you are and take further steps.


Please enable notifications from #CampusClear on your device so the app can remind to you answer the self-screening question every weekday at 7:30 a.m. If you’re coming to campus on a weekend, you should still use the app; you just won’t receive a reminder notification.­­­­

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions or email

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