Center for Student Assistance

The Center for Student Assistance is here to support you during your time at NIU, whether you're on campus or studying online. We can provide you with resources and information or direct you someone who can assist you. If you're facing a difficult situation or need help addressing an issue that affects your personal or academic life, contact us at 815-753-8300 or  

Getting Help for Yourself

Some of the issues and needs we can assist you with are:

Read more about our resources for students.

Getting Help for Someone Else

If you have concerns about an NIU student, we can help. Here are some campus resources to be aware of:

We also have a committee dedicated to helping students in distress. You can fill out a form to let our team know about a student who may need assistance or support.

Learn more about:



Student Emergency Fund

COVID-19 Quarantine
Work Assistance Grant

Contact Us

Center for Student Assistance
Campus Life Building, room 150