Protecting the Pack is about protecting ourselves, protecting each other and protecting our community.

This website details NIU’s response and plan for supporting the health and safety of our community as we return to campus this fall.

Recent Protecting the Pack Updates

COVID-19 Screening Checklist Replaces Helpline - 9/30/20
Students, faculty and staff who test positive for COVID-19 or are exposed to or experience symptoms of COVID-19 must complete the checklist at go.niu.edu/covid-checklist. Login to the checklist using your NIU credentials. After completing the checklist, you will receive immediate guidance via email with important next steps.

Update on Undergraduate Courses and In-person Activities - 9/25/20
Current restrictions remain in place through the weekend. On Monday morning, Sept. 28, we will resume face-to-face classes and lift the restrictions related to essential activities as outlined.

Changes to Undergraduate Courses and In-person Activities - 9/11/20
NIU temporarily moves undergraduate courses online and expects all students who reside on campus, and undergraduates who live in DeKalb County, to limit in-person activities and interactions until Monday, Sept. 28. 

COVID-19 Concerns Form - 9/2/20
NIU launches new resource for sharing concerns related to COVID-19. 

Surveillance Testing Information - 8/31/20
NIU begins COVID-19 surveillance tests with specific populations of students.

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