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.


Tip of the Week

Get Active. Be Well.

One of the best ways to handle the stress of college life is through fitness. NIU Recreation gives you the tools you need to develop healthy habits and achieve a balanced outlook on life. Use our fitness machines, participate in intramural sports, swim laps, rent a court or outdoor equipment, or take an adventure trip.

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Career Preparation

What kind of resources are available to help me plan a career?

Career Services provides personalized guidance for every step of your college journey. They'll help you write effective resumes and cover letters, train you in interview skills, assist with internships, provide career counseling and connect you with professionals and organizations.

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Featured Resources

How to email your professor
Learning how to craft professional emails not only will help you connect with faculty, it’s a skill you can take with you after you graduate.

Tips for studying
Being successful in class requires that you prepare and study. Check out these tips to help you study effectively whether you are by yourself or in a group.

Find Your Community

NIU is your home, with many ways to connect with others, get involved and discover new interests.

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Every Huskie needs and deserves help. We’ll support you and provide assistance when needed.

Stay on Track

It takes good time management and organization to succeed. Get tips and build academic skills.

Be Well

Physical and mental wellness are essential to your success. We’ll help you stay healthy and thrive.

Navigate Your Finances

Every dollar matters. We’ll help you understand your financial options and provide resources and tips.

Keep Informed

Make sure you know about the latest Huskie news and events, important tasks to complete and more.


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

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