Student Life at NIU

NIU is proud to be home to thousands of diverse students who make this campus a community. Huskies thrive here in a caring environment where you can be yourself, create new knowledge, make an impact and receive custom support to ensure your success.

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Explore DeKalb

Staying around for the summer? DeKalb and its surrounding communities have a lot to offer, including hidden gems known only by locals. Whether you’re venturing out for the afternoon or a night on the town, there’s something close by to keep you entertained.

Discover all the fun things to do in DeKalb.

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What do I need to know about registering for classes?

We want to help you keep your education on track. One of the best ways you can do this is by registering for classes early. Learn when to register and how to register. Registering for classes early has many benefits including:

  • Increased chance of getting into needed classes.
  • Earlier access to financial aid and scholarships.
  • Easier to stay on track to graduate.

Life as a Huskie

Explore Student Life

Learn about becoming involved, staying on track and identifying resources to be a happy and successful Huskie.

Upcoming Events

Share Your Huskie Pride

Huskie Pride Downloads

Proud Huskie - Black for Profile

  • Social media profile and cover graphics
  • Virtual meeting backgrounds
  • Huskie Pride yard signs and more!

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NIU GIFs and Stickers

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Connect On Social

See NIU through the eyes of a different Huskie each week, follow HuskiesofNIU on Instagram and email to sign up to take over a week!

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