Our regularly scheduled daily tours are awesome, but if you would like to plan your own visit, we can make that happen! Let us help you plan a visit to campus based on your specific interests. You will experience firsthand our welcoming faculty, inclusive campus community and discover that your future is our focus at NIU!
A few things to note before requesting your personalized visit:
We are unable to schedule personalized visits during university closures, admissions event days and winter break. Other dates are at the discretion of the Office of Admissions.
Join us for a campus visit, designed just for Transfer students. “Transfers Get Information Fridays” or TGIF events feature meetings with an admission counselor, a transfer-specific admission presentation and a tour of campus. TGIF presentations begin weekly at 11:30 a.m.Register for a transfer visit
Transfer students find a home at NIU, with over fifty percent of our students holding credits from other institutions. Whether you are seeking challenging academics, a vibrant campus life or opportunities to serve the community around you by expressing your unique talents and interests, you'll find Northern Illinois University an engaging place to live and learn. An NIU education is nationally-recognized in quality, nationally-ranked in value and aimed at providing you with personal, career and life success.
We encourage you to explore our academic programs, experiential learning opportunities, student organizations and opportunities to capitalize on our partnerships to bring your learned theories into practice.
Transfer students are encouraged to attend the transfer-specific presentation and tour scheduled once a day on most Fridays, but are welcome at all visits.
Visit the NIU campus from the comfort of your own home using our interactive Virtual Tour.Virtual Tour
Our open houses give you the opportunity to meet NIU administrators and get answers to any questions you may have.
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If you need an accommodation for your visit, please contact the Office of Admissions at 815-753-0446 or email@example.com as soon as possible.