Supporting Undocumented Students

Northern Illinois University, as reflected in its vision statement, is a community of diverse people, providing access for a broad spectrum of students with a climate of respect for all. We, as an institution, intentionally address emerging, complex issues surrounding undocumented students.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

Due to the continued spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Undocumented Ally training has been canceled.

Please visit the NIU coronavirus (COVID-19) site for current updates and information. See details about available services and hours and frequently asked questions.

Contact Us

Sandy López
Coordinator for Undocumented Student Support
Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Campus Life Building 230


Fall 2020 office hours beginning September 1.

Monday: Closed (virtual appointments only slopez1@niu.edu)
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1-5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

NIU to support students with undocumented citizenship

Response to request for "sanctuary campus" designation