We look forward to resuming a more “normal” campus experience in the classroom and beyond this fall. This is a fresh opportunity for you to pursue the passion for learning that brought you here and to take advantage of the opportunities and individualized resources we have to offer. Beginning Fall 2021, the majority (roughly 70%) of all courses will be conducted face-to-face. The bulk of these courses will be fully in-person, although that percentage includes some hybrid (mixed online and face-to-face) courses. You’ll have flexible options, as well as:
- The chance to try new adventures, get involved and connect with fellow Huskies, whether living on campus or off. We’ll have more capacity for dining and housing (with roommates!), as well as social activities, athletics and other in-person events.
- Access to our brand new Huskie Link. Huskie Link will help you discover new organizations to become involved in and to learn about events throughout campus. We have more than 300 student organizations that focus on service, diversity and culture, or entertainment and excitement.
- Everything you need to achieve your academic potential in our Huskie Academic Support Center. Among numerous services, the center provides individual and group tutoring sessions, academic skills development, writing/research assistance and more.
- Opportunities to research and engage both inside and outside the classroom.
- The chance to take part in laboratory classes and clinicals, field experiences, workshops, mentoring opportunities and more as they relate to your area of study.
- Resources to connect your major to a career that interests you and to find jobs. Career Services offers advice and strategies related to job and internship searches, as well as information on career fairs this fall. Through our free online job board Huskies Get Hired, available to you throughout your NIU journey and even after graduation, you can find jobs both on campus and off. Continuing to purse your NIU degree will pay off. A survey of 2017-18 NIU undergraduates in 2020 showed that 81% were employed full time – and that 61% had secured their first paying job after graduation within six months of completing their degrees.
- Personalized guidance from our Financial Aid and Scholarship Office to address any financial matters so you can have a plan for fall.
- Support from our Center for Student Assistance, a hub for general student concerns and questions, as well as Counseling and Consultation Services for those experiencing high levels of stress, anxiety or general emotional health. We’re here to help.